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Guernsey leads way on tax transparency

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 10:00

Guernsey is at the forefront of standards on tax transparency and information exchange, according to Tony Mancini, Head of Tax at KPMG in Guernsey. »

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M/C Partners acquires majority equity interest in Denovo

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 09:00

Private equity firm M/C Partners has invested in and acquired a majority interest in Denovo, a provider of ERP cloud hosting, consulting and managed services.  »

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DPI closes oversubscribed pan-African ADP II fund at USD725m

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 06:00

DPI has successfully closed its second fund, the oversubscribed ADP II fund, at USD725 million significantly surpassing its USD500 million target. »

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STAR Capital invests in Ignition

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 21:30

STAR Capital Partners has continued its consolidation of the SME asset finance market after completing the acquisition of Ignition Credit, an independent asset and vehicle finance provider to UK SMEs. »

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bfinance grows Investment Team

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has made two new appointments to its investment teams – Witold Witkiewicz joins as a Director in Private Markets and John Amoasi joins as a Senior Associate in Fixed Income. »

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Ogier promotes three partners in the Channel Islands

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 20:30

Ogier has appointed three new partners to its team in Jersey and Guernsey – Sara Johns (pictured) and Jamie Bore in Jersey and Christopher Jones in Guernsey, effective from 1 April, bringing Ogier’s total number of partners to 49. »

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Irving Place Capital completes acquisition of Bendon from The Wicks Group

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 19:30

Middle market private equity firm Irving Place Capital (IPC) has completed its acquisition of Bendon, Inc, a provider of non-licensed and licensed children’s colouring and activity products, from The Wicks Group. »

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NorthEdge Capital backs Total Fitness

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 19:00

Private equity firm NorthEdge Capital has backed the management buyout of Total Fitness, a Wilmslow-based health and fitness business. »

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JLEN acquires solar park and two wind farms

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 18:00

Acquisition of Branden solar park and Carscreugh and Wear Point wind farms »

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Dunedin invests in construction dispute specialist Blackrock PM

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 17:00

UK mid-market buyout house Dunedin has taken a significant minority stake in Blackrock Programme Management (Blackrock PM), a provider of  independent expert witness and construction consulting services for large, international construction projects.   »

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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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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... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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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.  ... »

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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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