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GSR Capital to launch new USD5bn M&A fund

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:43

GSR Capital is launching a new USD5 billion mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fund, which will target cross-border buyouts and M&A of industrial and emerging technology companies with multi-billion dollar scaling opportunities in China. ...Read more

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Weekly Brief: Hedge funds weather the European storm

Weekly Brief: CTAs outperform as commodities slump

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 18:28

Hedge funds are on track to deliver solid returns in July, up 1.4 per cent month to date (0.4 per cent last week). In line with our overweight recommendation, CTAs and Global Macro managers outperformed other hedge fund strategies. Meanwhile, Event-Driven managers underperformed both last week and on a month-to-date basis, in line with our downgrade of the strategy from overweight to neutral early June.  »

MVI invests in Zegona Communications and acquires Telecable

MVI invests in Zegona Communications and acquires Telecable

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:04

Marwyn Value Investors (MVI) has entered into a conditional placing letter to subscribe for a further GBP55.0 million of new ordinary shares in Zegona Communications as part of the placing of new ordinary shares to fund the proposed acquisition of Telecable Capital Holdingand its subsidiaries. »

Bloom & Wild raises GBP2.5m Series A from MMC Ventures

Bloom & Wild raises GBP2.5m Series A from MMC Ventures

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:02

The ‘flowers through the letterbox’ gifting companyBloom & Wild has has raised a GBP2.5m Series A funding round, led by MMC Ventures, alongside existing angel investors including Samos, Catamaran Ventures and Scott Sage. »

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:55

Charles River has relocated to a new office in Tokyo to support continued growth in the Japanese market and meet increased client demand for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service. »

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Hedge fund launches in Q2 2015

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 09:57

The latest hedge fund launch data is analysed in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q2 2015, which looks at the structure, location, investment focus and strategy of hedge funds launched in the second quarter. »

A third of finance professionals feel pressured to compromise ethical standards, says CIMA

A third of finance professionals feel pressured to compromise ethical standards, says CIMA

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 07:36

Nearly a third of UK-based finance professionals feel under pressure to compromise their ethical standards, according to a report released today by the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA).  »

NVCF reaches USD300m hard cap

NVCF reaches USD300m hard cap

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 14:01

The Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (NVCF) has held its final closing achieving its maximum fund size of USD300 million.  »

BlackFin Capital Partners on track for EUR400 million in commitments

BlackFin Capital Partners on track for EUR400 million in commitments

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:59

Following-up on its first closing held in January at EUR160 million, BlackFin Capital Partners is on track to reach its “hard- cap” amount of EUR400 million before the end of 2015.  »

Anthem to acquire Cigna Corporation

Anthem to acquire Cigna Corporation

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:57

Anthem is to acquire all outstanding shares of Cigna in a cash and stock transaction. Cigna shareholders will receive USD103.40 in cash and 0.5152 Anthem common shares for each Cigna common share.  »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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European Central Bank loosens conditions for the Greek banks…but only very slightly

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Fri, 17/07/2015 - 09:18

Sandra Holdsworth, fixed income manager at...»

China – Lessons to be learned as the market matures

Jade Fu, Heartwood Investment Management

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 13:14

Jade Fu (pictured), Investment Manager,...»

Euro is an exchange rate system rather than a single currency

Simon Derrick, BNY Mellon

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:24

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Lessons to be learned from Greek saga

Salman Ahmed, Lombard Odier

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:46

Salman Ahmed (pictured), Global strategist...»

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