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ClearsightaAdvises LRA Worldwide on acquisition by Deloitte

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

Clearsight Advisors has served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to LRA Worldwide (LRA) on its acquisition by Deloitte & Touche.  »

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UK business leaders call for infrastructure investment to boost growth

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Improved rail, roads and runways ranked first among the business issues that need to be prioritised by the new UK Government, according to a survey of senior business leaders carried out by BGF.  »

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Crowdfunded underground farm to start trading in London

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 21:00

Growing Underground, London’s first subterranean farm, will start trading for the first time in mid-July.  Last year the farm successfully completed a crowd funding round that was oversubscribed.  »

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Amazon provides Alexa Fund investment to Columbus-based startup Garageio

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 20:00

Garageio is to be one of the initial investments of Amazon’s Alexa Fund, which has been established to provide developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes who are passionate about creating new experiences designed around the human voice. »

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Allegion to acquire SimonsVoss Technologies

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 19:00

Allegion is to acquire, through its subsidiary Allegion Luxembourg Holding & Financing, SimonsVoss Technologies, a German-based electronic lock company, from HgCapital for EUR210 million. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:57

In this issue, we present the Lyxor platform’s direct exposure to Greek assets, as well as the Lyxor hedge fund strategies exposures to European assets – most likely to be impacted by a spillover effect, either way. »

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Six Degrees Group acquires Capital Support Group

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:00

Six Degrees Group (6DG”) is to acquire Capital Support Group (CSG), a cloud, software and security managed services provider with a significant presence in the financial services sector in London.  »

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Lending Works exceeds lending and borrowing targets

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 14:17

Lending Works, the first peer-to-peer lender to have insurance against borrower default risks including illness and loss of employment, has enjoyed a record first half to 2015.  »

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Jersey plays significant role in FDI, says new report

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 14:06

Jersey has attracted more than USD65 billion and distributed in excess of USD75 billion of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) annually, adding considerable value to the global economy as a result. »

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Kirkland & Ellis Advises Palatine PE closing of GBP220m Palatine Private Equity Fund III

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 14:00

Kirkland & Ellis advised Palatine Private Equity on the recent closing of Palatine Private Equity Fund III.  The fund was oversubscribed and held a first and final closing at its hard cap with aggregate capital commitments of GBP220 million.   »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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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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