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GCA reports record results post Altium merger

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:21

Global investment bank GCA achieved record revenues of GBP148 million and EBIT of GBP27 million in 2016, successfully completing 133 deals over the course of the year. »

‘Scale-ups’ central to innovation and Australia’s economic future

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 10:37

Foreign investment rules should be relaxed to encourage a new wave of offshore funding and quarterly R&D tax credits introduced to help innovative, cash-poor firms as part of a bold blueprint to develop a high-tech Australian economy.  »

Micro VC funds continue fundraising growth

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 09:03

Since the global financial crisis in 2008 when an all-time high USD9.3 billion was raised, micro venture capital fundraising has seen six consecutive years of growth, increasing from USD6.5 billion in 2009 to reach USD8.5 billion in 2015, according to a report by Preqin. »

SLEPT report of NAV 11.3 per cent for Q1 2016

Mon, 30/05/2016 - 15:02

The Standard Life European Private Equity Trust (SLEPET) has reported net asset value (NAV) total return for the six months to 31 March 2016 of 11.3 per cent. NAV total return for the 12 months to 31 March 2016 was 17.4 per cent. »

Q1 sees shift to larger PE deals, says SL Capital

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 09:04

Preliminary figures released by SL Capital in the Q1 2016 Private Equity Barometer, published by unquote”, show that overall the year to Q1 2016 witnessed a shift towards larger deals, with total deal value increasing by 28.2 per cent, while volume slipped by 15.9 per cent.   »

Aurelius has strong Q1 on back on successful sale of companies

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 09:36

The Aurelius Group started the 2016 financial year very successfully with total consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2016 increasing by 58 per cent year-on-year to EUR686.4 million (Q1 2015: EUR433.9 million).  »

UK buy-outs have slow start in 2016 due to ‘global markets turmoil’

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 16:09

UK private equity has made a slow start in the first quarter of 2016, following the highest number of buy-outs since 2007, according to figures published by the Centre for Management Buyout Research (CMBOR) at Imperial College Business School. »

Private equity recovery rates at record levels

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 16:06

The recovery rate for private equity transactions – the proportion of capital recovered in any deal where some loss has occurred – continues to maintain record levels of around 80 per cent, according to figures released by CEPRES. »

European Buy & Build activity in 2015 reaches highest level since 2011

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:27

European Buy & Build activity in 2015 reached its highest level since the first half of 2011, according to Silverfleet Capital’s annual European Buy & Build Monitor. »

Baird posts record net revenues for sixth year in a row

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 16:02

Employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm Baird has posted record net revenues of USD1.3 billion in 2015, a 7 per cent increase over 2014, despite choppy markets and slow economic growth.  »

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