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Vestar Capital Partners invests in Veritas Collaborative

Vestar Capital Partners invests in Veritas Collaborative

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:56

Private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners has made a majority equity investment in Veritas Collaborative (Veritas), a premiere specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.  »

Richard Ansyet, Intralinks

Information Rights Management allows hedge fund managers to better control data flow

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:50

Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  »

Darby Creek Capital launches private equity investing company

Darby Creek Capital launches private equity investing company

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:39

Darby Creek Capital has launched a private equity investment group based in Washington, DC focused on driving long-term value for companies and investors in the lower-middle market.  »

Cabot Square Capital continues string of successful exits with Compello sale

Cabot Square Capital continues string of successful exits with Compello sale

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:38

Funds managed by Cabot Square Capital, the specialist financial services private equity investor, have successfully completed the sale of The Compello Group to the Hoist Finance Group of Sweden, a debt restructuring partner to international banks. »

Eaton Partners serves as exclusive placement agent for USD405m China-focused private equity fund

Eaton Partners serves as exclusive placement agent for USD405m China-focused private equity fund

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:27

Eaton Partners has served as the exclusive placement agent for CDIB Capital Asia Partners with USD405 million in commitments from long-term institutional investors.  »

Carey Olsen announces three new partners

Carey Olsen announces three new partners

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:23

Guernsey-based Advocates Elaine Gray, Natasha Kapp and Tony Lane have been promoted to partners at offshore law firm Carey Olsen, bringing the firm’s total partner number to 45 across the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. »

Oakley Capital Investments acquires minority stake in Daisy Group

Oakley Capital Investments acquires minority stake in Daisy Group

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:21

Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM: OCL), the AIM-listed company established to provide investors with access to the investment strategy being pursued by Oakley Capital Private Equity and its successor fund, Oakley Capital Private Equity II, from existing shareholders Matthew Riley and Toscafund Limited for a consideration of approximately GBP39 million.  »

LDC South backs GB23m MBO of BOFA International

LDC South backs GB23m MBO of BOFA International

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:15

Private equity provider LDC has completed a significant investment to support the GBP23million management buyout of BOFA International, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of fume extraction systems. »

Fairpoint Group acquires Colemans-CTTS legal services business

Fairpoint Group acquires Colemans-CTTS legal services business

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:14

Fairpoint Group is to acquire the trade and assets of Colemans-CTTS LLP, CT Support Services Limited and the entire ordinary share capital of Holiday TravelWatch Limited (together referred to as “Colemans”), a consumer legal services business for an initial consideration of GBP9.0 million payable in cash and shares.  »

BGF invests GBP6m growth capital in Prodrive Composites

BGF invests GBP6m growth capital in Prodrive Composites

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:12

Prodrive Composites has secured a GBP6m growth capital investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund).  »

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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Locked door

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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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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