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Marie Owens Thomsen

Brexit: UK recession, but NO global recession

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 12:21

The vote to leave the EU is the start, not the end, of a process that could take up to a decade or more, says Marie Owens Thomsen (pictured), Chief Economist at Indosuez Wealth Management, Credit Agricole’s private banking arm. »

David Lamb

Brexit: Talk of Sterling freefall is overblown, but uncertainty now has no end date attached to it

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 12:02

“Amid the hyperbole and today’s vertiginous fall, Sterling’s one saving grace is that the Euro is likely to be hit almost as hard by a Brexit,” says David Lamb, head of dealing at FEXCO Corporate Payments. »

Vestar Capital Partners to sell Sun Products to Henkel in USD3.6bn transaction

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:47

Henkel Consumer Goods is to acquire The Sun Products Corporation (Sun Products), a Vestar Capital Partners V portfolio company. The transaction is valued at USD3.6 billion. »

Thoma Bravo acquires Bomgar

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:37

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has completed the acquisition of Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from TA Associates. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. »

Howard Kennedy gets a taste for Lebanese restaurant chain Comptoir Libanais

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:36

Law firm Howard Kennedy is advising Lebanese restaurant chain Comptoir Group on its AIM listing, raising some GBP16 million. »

Wall Street blockchain investments top USD1bn annually

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:34

Financial service firms and technology providers around the world will spend more than USD1 billion in 2016 in the race to bring blockchain to capital markets, according to a new report from Greenwich Associates. »

Alignable secures additional VC funding

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:32

Alignable, the network for local business owners, has added an additional USD1.5 million in a strategic investment from Recruit Strategic Partners, the Silicon Valley based venture capital firm.  »

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Brexit: the impact on UK private equity and real estate landscape

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:31

Brexit will have an effect on both the European and UK private equity and real estate landscapes, but it is only a number of issues facing managers, says David Bailey, Director of Marketing and Communications at private equity fund administrator Augentius. »

Irish Funds Annual Conference marks 25 years of investment funds industry in Ireland

Irish Funds Annual Conference marks 25 years of investment funds industry in Ireland

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:31

Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, kicked off its annual funds conference on Thursday, celebrating 25 years of the Association. »

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Brexit: the impact on UK financial institutions

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:05

Financial institutions are facing a multitude of issues folowing the UK's vote to leave the EU, says law firm Eversheds, with passporting/mutual fund recognition likely to be a major concern for banks, investment managers and insuranace companies. »

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