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Prudential Capital Group provides more than USD5.3 billion in financing to clients in H1 2015

Prudential Capital Group provides more than USD5.3 billion in financing to clients in H1 2015

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:36

Prudential Capital Group, a global source of private capital for public and private companies, provided more than USD5.3 billion to companies and projects worldwide through the first half of 2015.  »

APC acquires EEVS Insight Limited

APC acquires EEVS Insight Limited

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:35

APC Technology Group has completed the acquisition of Energy Efficiency Verification Specialists, EEVS Insight Ltd, a provider of performance analysis and verification services for any sustainability project, product, service or investment in the Energy efficiency space. »

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Investor demand for core private real estate funds drops

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q2 2015 focuses on institutional investors in private real estate and their plans for the next 12 months regarding strategy, regional preferences and the size and number of planned capital commitments. »

Pine TreeEquity Partners sells BMI

Pine TreeEquity Partners sells BMI

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:27

Bradley-Morris and affiliates (BMI), a portfolio company of private equity firm Pine Tree Equity Partners, has been sold to Thompson Street Capital Partners. »

LBO France sells Flash Europe to the company’s management team and Eurazeo PME

LBO France sells Flash Europe to the company’s management team and Eurazeo PME

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:26

LBO France is to sell its stake in Flash Europe to the company’s management team, headed by Philippe Higelin, and Eurazeo PME.  »

21 Partners to acquire Poligof

21 Partners to acquire Poligof

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:24

21 Partners is to acquire Poligof, a manufacturer of backsheet film for hygienic disposable products (baby diapers, feminine hygiene and adult hygiene products), through the second investment of the recently raised 21 Investimenti III fund. »

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:20

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a ‘third country’ passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by Guernsey’s funds sector. »

EY signs up to FinTech trade body Innovate Finance

EY signs up to FinTech trade body Innovate Finance

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:20

EY has signed a membership deal with Innovate Finance, the global FinTech association based in the UK, as part of its commitment to build its FinTech practice and champion the UK as the world’s global hub for FinTech innovation.  »

 Immune Pharmaceuticals secures funding of up to USD21.5m from institutional investors

Immune Pharmaceuticals secures funding of up to USD21.5m from institutional investors

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:17

Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc has secured financings of up to USD21.5 million through two financing agreements. The first, with Hercules Technology Growth Capital, for a term loan of up to USD9.5 million. The second agreement, with mutual fund Discover Growth Fund, for the sale to Discover of newly created Series D Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock for up to USD12 million in gross proceeds to the company. »

Behalf secures USD119m in funding from new and existing investors

Behalf secures USD119m in funding from new and existing investors

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:15

Behalf, the payments platform targeted at small and mid-sized businesses, has secured a Series B equity round and credit facility totalling USD119 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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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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