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Best wishes for 2015 from the Global Fund Media team

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 06:30

The Global Fund Media newsletter team is taking its customary year-end break, and will resume business as usual on Monday 5 January. »


Beringea’s portfolio company Abzena raises GBP20m through AIM listing

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 08:59

Growth capital investor Beringea’s portfolio company Abzena Plc, previously known as Polytherics, has raised GBP20 million by way of a placing of 25 million new ordinary shares at 80 pence per share. »


CCP closes USD500m healthcare PE fund

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:01

Private equity firm Consonance Capital Partners (CCP) has held the final closing of its USD500 million healthcare private equity fund. »

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Small businesses increasingly bullish about growth prospects, says Albion Ventures

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 14:40

Some 62 per cent of small to medium sized UK firms have ambition to grow dramatically or moderately in the next two years, up from 59 per cent in 2013, according to a report by Albion Ventures. »


Triton Debt Opportunities Fund closes at hard cap of EUR500 million

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 15:10

Triton Debt Opportunities Fund (TDO) has completed its fundraising with external commitments of EUR500 million, surpassing the EUR350 million target size and reaching the hard cap. »


Multiplier Capital closes first fund at USD227 million

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 11:54

Multiplier Capital, a venture debt fund, has held the final closing of its first fund with investable capital of approximately USD227 million. »


BNP Paribas Securities Services wins Hansa Trust depositary banking mandate

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 06:03

BNP Paribas Securities Services has won a mandate to provide depositary banking services to Hansa Trust, an equity investment company with an approximate value of GBP280 million. »

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Cattegatt sees increased competition and institutionalisation of secondaries private equity market

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 16:14

Increased competition, innovative structures and the use of leverage have caused the trading of secondary interests to be more efficient in H1 2014 with improved processes, whilst offering better prices to vendors. »

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Tower Arch Capital closes debut PE fund at expanded hard cap of USD272m

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 12:05

Tower Arch Capital has closed its debut private equity fund at an expanded hard cap of USD272 million.  »

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Edison Ventures changes name to Edison Partners

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 14:11

Edison Ventures has changed its name to Edison Partners in a move that it says unifies its investment strategy with the people and partnership approach behind it. »

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India's budget shows positive signs

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 18:20

Following the announcment of the first budget under India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Craig Botham, Emerging Market Economist for Schroders, comments on its implications for India's economy and markets… »

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Alternative assets continue their inexorable rise, says Towers Watson survey

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 16:00

Total assets managed by the Top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.3 trillion in 2013, up from USD3.1 trillion in 2012, according to research by Towers Watson. »

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Alter Domus expands depositary services to the UK

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 16:03

Alter Domus has been authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to act as a depositary. »

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BoE no-change decision is no surprise

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:50

Ben Brettel, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdon, comments on The Bank of England’s decision to hold the base rate at 0.5% for the 65th month in a row… »

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Jamieson Corporate Finance opens New York office

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 17:31

Jamieson Corporate Finance, an independent global management advisory firm, has opened its first international office in Maddison Avenue, New York. »


METIS Financial Network launches marketing and management platform for alt funds

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 15:00

METIS Financial Network has launched an alternative investment marketplace allowing private equity, venture capital and hedge funds to market their offerings to a global network of accredited investors and advisors. »


BNPP IP launches BNP Paribas Capital Partners

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 13:03

BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) has relaunched BNP Paribas Private Equity as BNP Paribas Capital Partners (BNPP CP). »


Idinvest Partners closes second SME senior debt fund at EUR400m

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 10:09

Idinvest Partners, a pan-European private equity firm, has closed its second SME senior debt fund, Idinvest Dette Senior II (IDS II). »


IQ Financial offers hedge funds free marketing materials audit

Wed, 09/07/2014 - 14:30

New York-based IQ Financial Marketing Corp is offering hedge funds, private equity firms and other boutique asset managers a complimentary audit of their current marketing materials. »

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Mutual funds are top choice for accessing alt strategies, says survey

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 10:03

Mutual funds continue to grow as the vehicle of choice for accessing alternative strategies, according to the eighth annual alternative investment survey by Morningstar and Barron’s. »

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Altor closes Fund IV at EUR2bn

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 10:01

Altor held a single close of Altor Fund IV on 3 July 2014 at its target size and hard cap of EUR2 billion. »

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UK's financial services trade surplus is world’s biggest, says TheCityUK

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 16:12

The UK's trade surplus in financial services is the biggest in the world, more than two and a half times bigger than the next largest surplus recorded by the US, according to figures from TheCityUK. »

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How Guernsey retains its private equity pre-eminence

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 13:19

Fiona Le Poidevin of Guernsey Finance explains how Guernsey remains the ‘go-to’ jurisdiction for domiciling private equity funds. »


TCA Credit Liquidity Fund launches prospectus ahead of AIM IPO

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 12:47

TCA Fund Management Group has published the prospectus for TCA Credit Liquidity Fund (TCA CLF), a feeder fund for TCA Global Credit Master Fund.  »

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American Securities closes third fund at USD1bn hard cap

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 10:07

American Securities has closed its third distressed private equity investment partnership, American Securities Opportunities Fund III, with total capital commitments from external investors of USD1 billion.  »

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Guernsey adds 113 new funds in 12 months

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 06:30

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 26 new investment funds during the first quarter of this year, which means there were a total of 113 additions during the 12 months to the end of March. »

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PAFS launches 506(c) fund administration services

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 13:02

Phoenix American Financial Services (PAFS) is offering fund administration services to new investment fund companies operating under SEC rule 506(c). »


Greenbriar Equity Group closes fund III at USD1.1bn

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 12:05

Private equity firm Greenbriar Equity Group has closed Greenbriar Equity Fund III on USD1.1 billion, the firm’s largest fund to date. »

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All change please

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 11:30

Simon Gergel (pictured), CIO for UK Equities at Allianz Global Investors, highlights the consequences of the recent addition of 29 new companies to the FTSE All Share index… »


Huron Capital Partners forms dental platform

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 10:11

Huron Capital Partners has formed a platform investment in the dental market and recapitalised Michigan-based Spring & Sprout Dental Holdings. »


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German private equity

Thu, 17/09/2015 - 12:24

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