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Altium advises Castik on latest acquisition

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 15:30

International investment bank Altium has advised European private equity firm Castik Capital on its acquisition of leading UK water cooler company Angel Springs. »

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Deutsche Bank wins fund services mandate from First Reserve

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 14:15

Private equity and infrastructure investment firm First Reserve has awarded Deutsche Bank a fund services mandate. »

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Prairie Cloudware closes USD3.2m capital raise

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 13:15

Prairie Cloudware has completed a USD3.2 million capital raise. The company was founded to help financial institutions protect and extend their payments franchise while improving security, convenience and control for their customers. »

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LDC completes sale of leading water cooler service provider Angel Springs

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 13:00

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has completed the sale of its stake in water cooler service provider Angel Springs, in a multi-million pound deal with Germany-based private equity provider Castik Capital. »

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Lexerd Capital Management acquires Foxfire Apartments

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:15

Lexerd Capital Management has acquired Foxfire Apartments (Foxfire), a 354-unit garden style community located in Durham, North Carolina. Foxfire will by managed by First Communities Management. »

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Cabot Square Capital acquires consumer credit provider BPN Crédito in privatisation by Portuguese Government

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:15

Private equity investor Cabot Square Capital has acquired BPN Crédito, the consumer finance provider, from the Portuguese Government for an initial investment of EUR36 million. »

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AMG increases its investment in AQR Capital Management

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 09:00

Affiliated Managers Group is increasing its minority investment in AQR Capital Management, LLC, a leading global investment manager and an AMG Affiliate since 2004. »

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MMREM acquires RealtyBid.com

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 06:00

Matt Martin Real Estate Management (MMREM), a diversified real estate services firm, is to acquire online real estate auction company, RealtyBid.com.   »

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Australian PE deal activity lower in 2014, says AVCAL

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 21:00

Deal activity in the Australian PE market in FY2014 was lower than in the previous year in terms of total deal size, but deal numbers were up, largely due to more bolt-ons and follow-on investments.  »

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Gibraltar and Switzerland sign MoU to assist AIF managers

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 17:00

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (FSC Gibraltar) and The Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA) have just reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist managers of alternative investment funds (AIFs). »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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Ben Eaton (pictured), a UK tax partner in Goodwin Procter’s London office, comments on the Finance Bill 2015 draft clauses published by the UK government… ... »

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