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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.  »

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:36

AlternativeSoft, a provider of buy-side analytics for manager research and portfolio construction in the alternatives and long only markets has announced AlternativeSoft v3.5. »

New VC firm announces market-focused investment strategy, portfolio and first fund

New VC firm announces market-focused investment strategy, portfolio and first fund

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:32

San Francisco-based venture capital firm Cloud Apps Capital Partners has announced its market-focused investment strategy targeting early-stage companies in the cloud business applications sector, and its first fund.  »

European IPO markets stay strong in 2015 despite obstacles

European IPO markets stay strong in 2015 despite obstacles

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 16:17

With 128 listings on European exchanges raising EUR31.3bn in the year to July 2015, the continent’s IPO market is in robust health despite economic and political hurdles, according to a new report from the Mergermarket Group. »

Conztanz secures EUR2m funding led by A Plus Finance and Pléiade Venture

Conztanz secures EUR2m funding led by A Plus Finance and Pléiade Venture

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 16:11

Conztanz, a software editor in the Aviation sector, has completed its first fundraising of EUR2 million with A Plus Finance and Pléiade Venture to finance its R&D activity and business development. »

WEALTH at work acquires Life Academy to further enhance its growth

WEALTH at work acquires Life Academy to further enhance its growth

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:30

Following a recent investment from private equity house Equistone Partners Europe, WEALTH at work has made its first strategic acquisition. »

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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