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enVision Capital acquires stake in KB Enterprises

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Fri, 30/01/2015 - 11:00

Mid-stage private equity firm enVision Capital has acquired a stake in Laramie, Wyoming-based technology firm, KB Enterprises, LLC.   ...Read more

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Natixis acts as equity advisor, structuring bank, mandated lead Arranger and COFACE agent on Seabras-1 financing

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 21:00

Seaborn Networks (Seaborn) and Natixis have closed the debt financing for Seabras-1, a new subsea fibre optic cable system between the commercial and financial centres of Brazil and the US. »

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Jay Chandler joins Evercore as a Senior MD in Equity Capital Markets Group

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 16:30

Evercore has appointed Jay Chandler as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s Equity Capital Markets Group based in New York. »

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Randy Churchill joins Square 1 Bank as SVP

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 15:00

Square 1 Bank has appointed Randy Churchill as senior vice president (SVP) to help lead the bank’s technology banking efforts in Los Angeles and Orange County. ​ »

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Jersey maintains leading position for high value corporate listing

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 14:30

Jersey has affirmed its position as a leading centre for companies looking to list, with the volume and value of Jersey companies listed on exchanges around the world rising significantly in the past 12 months, according to figures collated by Jersey Finance. »

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CSQ founder and CIO Sica appointed as advisor to AITV Board

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 10:30

Jeff Sica, founder and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Circle Squared Alternative Investments (CSQ), has been appointed as a special advisor to the board of venture capital firm AITV. »

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2015 set for even higher levels of private equity investment following strongest year since crisis

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 10:12

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: »

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CPPIB commits additional CAD330m to Canadian PE market

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 09:00

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed an additional CAD330 million to the Canadian private equity market.  »

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ACE & Company exits Moulin d’Or in a trade sale

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 06:00

Private equity firm ACE & Company has sold its stake in Moulin d’Or, a Tunisian baked goods manufacturer, to strategic investor Supreme Group.  »

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Investec expands Growth & Acquisition Finance team

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 21:30

Investec Specialist Bank (Investec) has expanded its Growth & Acquisition Finance team with the appointment of Robin Aldridge.  »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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