Regulation

Crestbridge report examines key AIFMD issues

Risk management, cost and changes in fund structuring are the key issues for managers and investors arising from the initial impact of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to Crestbridge. »


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Mailcloud raises USD2.8m to build real time email & messaging for teams

Mailcloud has successfully completed a seed funding round led by enture capital investors Octopus Investments, with Bessemer Venture partners, that takes total funding to USD2.8m. »


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FlashFunders launches no-fee online equity funding platform

FlashFunders has launched a no-fee, online equity funding platform aimed at helping start-ups raise capital efficiently, while also opening up access to start-up investing for accredited investors. »


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Confluence engages Fundsquare to simplify AIFMD filing for asset managers

Confluence is collaborating with Fundsquare to provide secure delivery of AIFMD Transparency Reporting to all National Competent Authorities (NCAs) across Europe. »


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CTPartners Executive Search to acquire Austrian-based Neumann

CTPartners Executive Search has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire Austrian-based Neumann, a leading executive search and leadership consulting firm.   »


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Cardell appoints David Ballard as MD of private equity

Hong Kong-based international investment company Cardell Limited has appointed David Ballard as Managing Director of Private Equity. He will be based in Hong Kong and report to David Cardell, CEO of Cardell Limited. »


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Ogier advises on GBP135m Wentworth Club sale

Ogier recently advised English entrepreneur and businessman Richard Caring on his GBP135m sale of the world famous Wentworth Club to China-based Reignwood Group. »


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Corsair Capital appoints Kelly and Nagaswami as senior advisors

Private equity from Corsair Capital has appointed Edward "Ned" J Kelly III, former Chairman of the Institutional Clients Group at Citigroup, and Ranji H Nagaswami, a former Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg's administration for the City of New York, as Senior Advisors.  »


Solar energy

SunEdison signs solar photovoltaic JV with JIC Capital

Solar power specialist SunEdison has signed a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital to finance, develop, construct and own up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in China over the next three years. »


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Is there a two-tier fundraising market?

Despite infrastructure fundraising showing signs of growth, achieving a successful fundraise is more difficult than ever in such a competitive market. Preqin examines which funds are more likely to achieve their target size and the key factors for fundraising success. »


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