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Sycamore Partners acquires NBG Home

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 14:04

Sycamore Partners has acquired NBG Home, a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of affordable home décor products, from Kohlberg & Company. »

CVC to acquire majority stake in Breitling

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 14:02

CVC Capital Partners’ CVC Fund VI has agreed to acquire an 80 per cent stake in Breitling, a family-owned manufacturer of Swiss luxury watches. »

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Top 10 IT security audit gaps and how to avoid them

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 10:20

When it comes to cybersecurity, the list of potential gaps is expansive ranging from technology to human. To help identify where your firm may be lacking, here is a list of the top 10 most commonly identified gaps found during an IT audit/risk assessment.  »

Assetz Capital appoints director to oversee South Wales operations

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:54

Peer-to-peer finance platform Assetz Capital has appointed Mark Standley, the former branch manager at Handelsbanken Cardiff and Bridgend, to oversee the firm’s expansion plans for South Wales.   »

IK Investment Partners to acquire Colisee

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:42

IK Investment Partners’ IK VIII Fund has reached an agreement with Eurazeo PME and the management team to acquire a majority stake in Colisée Group, a specialist in the elderly care segment in France. »

Global fintech market sees quiet Q1 as M&A slows and VC funding holds steady

Global fintech market sees quiet Q1 as M&A slows and VC funding holds steady

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:04

Global fintech investment got off to a soft start in Q1 2017, with the total invested globally at USD3.2 billion, down from USD4.15 billion in Q4 2016, according to the Q1 2017 edition of The Pulse of Fintech – KPMG International's quarterly report on fintech investment. »

Awards

GFM FundTech 2017 Awards - Voting now open

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:03

From risk management to regulatory reporting and trading and execution to cybersecurity and compliance, technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the investment and asset management space. And at GFM, we want to salute the key players who are delivering outstanding tech-based products and services to the industry with the new GFM FundTech Awards. »

Sumeru makes USD120m investment in Snow Software

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:01

Snow Software, a provider of software asset management (SAM) and cloud spend management solutions, has secured a USD120 million investment from Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP) and Ontario Pension Board (OPB). »

RDIF and JBIC agree key terms for Russia-Japan Investment Fund

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 08:58

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have agreed the key terms and conditions for the establishment and operation of Russia-Japan Investment Fund. »

ChromaCode raises USD12m in Series B fundraising

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 08:55

ChromaCode has raised USD12 million in Series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from existing investors Domain Associates, who led the Series A round in 2015, and Okapi Ventures.  »

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