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GTCR completes sale of Capella Healthcare to Medical Properties Trust

GTCR completes sale of Capella Healthcare to Medical Properties Trust

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:37

Private equity firm GTCR has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company Capella Healthcare to Medical Properties Trust, a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust, for USD900 million in cash. »

Silverfleet Capital promotes three new partners and appoints new associate

Silverfleet Capital promotes three new partners and appoints new associate

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:29

European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital has promoted Alfa Chan, David Mackenzie and Joachim Braun to partners in the firm.  In addition, Adam Ahern will also be joining at the end of September as an associate in the firm’s London office.  »

Kuepa closes USD3m convertible loan from Multilateral Investment Fund and Inicia Fund

Kuepa closes USD3m convertible loan from Multilateral Investment Fund and Inicia Fund

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:27

Kuepa has closed a USD3 million convertible loan from the Multilateral Investment Fund and Inicia Fund, allowing the firm to continue opening new schools and expand its vocational training programs in Mexico, Colombia, and the rest of Latin America. »

Retency secures EUR5m in financing from Truffle Capital

Retency secures EUR5m in financing from Truffle Capital

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:22

Retail analytics specialist Retency has secured EUR5 million in financing from Truffle Capital, a European venture capital firm, which will be used to accelerate the company's development and boost its R&D activities. »

HQ Group to combine alternative investment businesses under the HQ Capital brand

HQ Group to combine alternative investment businesses under the HQ Capital brand

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:04

The HQ Group is to combine its private equity and real estate businesses under the HQ Capital brand. This move will create an independent alternative investment manager, with more than USD12 billion under management in private equity and real estate. »

Aberdeen completes FLAG acquisition

Aberdeen completes FLAG acquisition

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:50

Aberdeen Asset Management has completed the acquisition of FLAG Capital Management, LLC (FLAG), a diversified private markets manager with offices in Stamford, CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. »

Zencap secures EUR230m from VPC

Zencap secures EUR230m from VPC

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:48

Victory Park Capital (VPC) is to invest up to EUR230 million in loans originated by Zencap over a three year period, under an exclusive agreement.  »

Winsight acquires Technomic

Winsight acquires Technomic

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:46

Winsight has acquired Technomic, a leading provider of primary and secondary market information and advisory services to the food industry.  »

Taylor Wessing merges with Deterink

Taylor Wessing merges with Deterink

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:44

Taylor Wessing is merging with Dutch firm Deterink. which will see the firm gain two new offices in Amsterdam and Eindhoven, covering the main financial and tech hubs of the Netherlands. »

Actis acquires stake in Coricraft group

Actis acquires stake in Coricraft group

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:42

Actis has acquired a significant minority stake in Coricraft Group, one of South Africa’s leading home furnishings retailers.  »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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