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OECD backs Guernsey as a cooperative jurisdiction

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Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:36

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – the international standards-setter for tax transparency and cooperation – has underlined Guernsey’s reputation as a cooperative jurisdiction. ...Read more

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Proskauer adds Bruno Bertrand-Delfau to PE team

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:46

Proskauer has appointed Bruno Bertrand-Delfau (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s private investment fund’s practice based in London. »

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Saurabh Bhat to join Venus India Asset Finance

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:44

Saurabh Bhat has joined Venus India Asset-Finance Private Limited as its CEO and a member of the board of directors.   »

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LSQ secures USD40m from Ares Capital Corporation

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:34

LSQ Funding Group has received USD40 million of capital from Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC), the largest business development company in the United States.  »

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Worldwide Facilities secures significant investment from Lovell Minnick Partners

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:31

Worldwide Facilities has secures a significant investment from Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm specialising in financial and related business services companies.  »

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Great American Capital Partners closes USD25m term loan to RadioShack

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:30

Great American Capital Partners has led a USD25 million senior secured first-in last-out (FILO) term loan to General Wireless Operations, Inc., doing business as RadioShack.  »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds helped protect portfolios in June

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 16:34

Hedge funds suffered a blow in June, with the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 2 per cent. The industry is nonetheless outperforming traditional asset classes in a context in which the correlation between equities and bonds is positive. In June, the MSCI World was down 2.6 per cent and sovereign benchmarks were down on both sides of the Atlantic (the 10-year Bund price is down 2 per cent; 10-year Treasury price down 1.7 per cent). »

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Hawksford strengthens corporate capabilities with associate director appointment

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:05

Hawksford has appointed Moira Ashby as an associate director. Ashby (pictured) will be part of the team responsible for defining, building and growing Hawksford’s corporate business. »

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Fried Frank adds asset management regulatory attorney Gregg Beechey in London

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:03

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has appointed Gregg Beechey (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s Asset Management Practice in London. »

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LIFE New York appoints new chairman

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:00

LIFE, the global diaspora organisation of Lebanese finance executives, has appointed Wissam Kairouz as the new chairman of its New York Committee.  »

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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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SIze of ‘No’ vote adds new dimension to Greek situation

Salman Ahmed, Lombard Odier

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 10:37

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

China is clear leader in Asia

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Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:12

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Developments in the reform of China’s state-owned enterprises

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Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:38

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Turkish equities could now offer an attractive entry point

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 12:05

Erdinç Benli, Co-Head of the Global...»

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