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Corporate and M&A lawyer joins O’Melveny’s Newport Beach office

Corporate and M&A lawyer joins O’Melveny’s Newport Beach office

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:53

Tony Wang Has joined O’Melveney & Myers as a partner in the firm’s Newport Beach office.  »

Viola Private Equity invests up to USD28.4m in Itmar Medical

Viola Private Equity invests up to USD28.4m in Itmar Medical

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:43

Viola Private Equity is to invest up to USD28.4 million in Itamar Medical becoming the company’s largest shareholder. Viola intends to work closely with the company's management to accelerate growth and market expansion. »

Coillte sells telecoms infrastructure business to InfraVia

Coillte sells telecoms infrastructure business to InfraVia

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:40

InfraVia Capital Partners (InfraVia), a French investment fund, has agreed to purchase Coillte’s portfolio of telecommunications assets for an undisclosed sum. »

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP60m Enterprise Development Fund

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP60m Enterprise Development Fund

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:30

The Isle of Man Government Treasury is seeking private investment managers for the island’s proposed Enterprise Development Fund. The closing date for Expressions of Interest will be 12pm Thursday 3 September. »

Benson Hill Biosystems secures USD7.3m Series A financing

Benson Hill Biosystems secures USD7.3m Series A financing

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:15

Benson Hill Biosystems has secured an investment of USD7.3 million in its Series A round of financing. The funding will be used to further advance its PSKbase, a computational and systems biology-based platform that helps technology developers and breeders identify promising strategies to increase genetic gain in crop plants.  »

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:13

Cordium, a provider of regulatory compliance consulting, software, accounting and tax services to the asset management and securities industry, has appointed Lusine Moshkounian (pictured) as Vice President. »

Waterland sells stake in Swiss SENIOcare to Swiss Prime Site

Waterland sells stake in Swiss SENIOcare to Swiss Prime Site

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:06

Waterland Private Equity has sold its stake in the Swiss nursing home operator SENIOcare to Swiss Prime Site AG, which is already active in the assisted living segment through its Tertianum group subsidiary. »

Three Hills Capital Partners invests EUR35m in Building Energy Group

Three Hills Capital Partners invests EUR35m in Building Energy Group

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:04

Three Hills Capital Partners has invested EUR35 million in Building Energy Group, an independent power producer focused on renewable energy sources, headquartered in Milan.  »

KSL Capital Partners affiliate finances acquisition of Ventana Inn & Spa

KSL Capital Partners affiliate finances acquisition of Ventana Inn & Spa

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:13

An affiliate of KSL Capital Partners Credit Opportunities Fund has provided a first mortgage to finance the acquisition of the Ventana Inn & Spa by an affiliate of Geolo Capital II LP and Wanxiang America Real Estate Group. »

Noerr advises US investor Wellspring on creation of a new packing group

Noerr advises US investor Wellspring on creation of a new packing group

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:11

Noerr has advised the US investor Wellspring Capital on establishing a new packing group. As part of the takeover of the packing specialist Ampac Holdings, Wellspring has merged this enterprise with the portfolio company Prolamina Corporation. »

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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