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Amadeus to acquire Navitaire from Accenture for USD830m

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Amadeus is to acquire Navitaire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture and a provider of technology and business solutions to the airline industry, for USD830 million. »

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Atlas Holdings sells Forest Resources to PaperWorks and New-Indy Containerboard

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Atlas Holdings has sold its portfolio company Forest Resources, a North American manufacturer of industrial paper and packaging products, to PaperWorks Industries and New-Indy Containerboard, in two separate transactions. »

Penney Walker

Campbell Lutyens appoints new deputy general counsel

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Campbell Lutyens has appointed Mateja Maher as deputy general counsel. Maher joins the firm from Kirkland & Ellis’ London practice where he was a Partner. »

Gareth Iley

Clearwater International advises Wool Overs on acquisition by Langholm Capital

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Wool Overs, the online and mail order knitwear retailer, has been acquired by private equity firm Langholm Capital. Clearwater International advised the founders of Wool Overs, Mark and Clare Shenton, on the sale. »

John LeClaire

Goodwin Procter expands PE group

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Law firm Goodwin Procter has appointed James Barrett as partner and Edward Amer has joined as counsel. Both will be part of the firm’s Private Equity Group and will be based in its Boston office. »

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Permira Funds complete acquisition of Medora Snacks and Ideal Snacks

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Private equity firm Permira has successfully completed the acquisition of Medora Snacks (Medora) and Ideal Snacks Holding Corporation (Ideal). »

Nigel Le Quesne, JTC

JTC acquires fund administration business from Kleinwort Benson

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 10:12

JTC has added significantly to its global fund servicing capabilities with the major acquisition of Kleinwort Benson’s Fund Administration business in the Channel Islands and South Africa. »

Mark Laven

Franklin Square provides USD150m secured financing to Latham Pool

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 09:12

Franklin Square Capital Partners has provided a USD150 million first lien secured term loan to Latham Pool Products, a manufacturer of in-ground residential swimming pools and components. »

David Kirkland

M&A transactions total USD65.6bn at Baker Botts in H1 2015

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Lawyers at Baker Botts advised clients on 35 major merger & acquisition transactions valued at a total of USD65.6 billion during the first half of 2015. »

Eric Forest

EnterNext launches TechShare educational programme for unlisted European tech companies

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Euronext subsidiary EnterNext, is to launch TechShare, an educational programme designed especially for fast-growing tech companies, in September 2015.  »

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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