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SuMi TRUST makes senior management change in Ireland

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 21:00

Karl McEneff is to step back from day to day executive responsibilities at SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services but will remain within the organisation taking up the role of Chairman and non-Executive Director of SuMi TRUST Ireland with effect from 01 March 2015.   »

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Ray Iler joins EY Wealth & Asset Management

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 19:30

Ray Iler, former regional leader of Deloitte's hedge fund practice on the West Coast, has joined the Financial Services Organization's Wealth & Asset Management practice of Ernst & Young. »

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Noerr advises Swiss Evatec n the purchase of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 16:30

Law firm Noerr has advised the Swiss Evatec AG on the purchase of the Advanced Technologies Segment of the Oerlikon Group regarding the German aspects of the transaction. »

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Norwest Equity Partners invests in Old Hickory Smokehouse

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:00

Private equity firm Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) has made an investment in Old Hickory Smokehouse, a producer of branded and private label food and beverage products.  »

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AXA launches VC fund to foster entrepreneurial discovery in insurance and financial services

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

AXA has launched AXA Strategic Ventures, a EUR200 million venture capital fund dedicated to emerging strategic innovations in insurance, asset management, financial technology and healthcare services.  »

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Monroe Capital provides USD27m credit facility to The Sandbox Group

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a USD27 million senior credit facility to provide growth capital to The Sandbox Group (Sandbox). »

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Hedge fund industry trend forecast for 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:45

At the end of 2014, Preqin conducted surveys with hedge fund managers, investors and alternatives investment consultants around the world to ascertain their views on the hedge fund industry over the past year and their outlook for the year ahead. Selina Sy looks at the upcoming trends and developments these industry professionals have identified for hedge funds in 2015. »

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MicroVentures offers investors access to portfolio of 500 startups

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 19:00

Online investment platform MicroVentures has created a "500 Startups Fund" open to accredited investors.  »

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LeapFrog invests USD25m in disruptive financial technology company afb

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:10

LeapFrog Investments  has invested USD25 million in fintech company AFB Mauritius Ltd (afb). »

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Detlev Louis sold to Warren Buffet

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 15:30

Hamburg-based firm Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs GmbH has been sold to US holding company Berkshire Hathaway, which is headed by Warren Buffett.  »

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Special report
How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

Article
Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

Article
Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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