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Ariadne Capital backs Taggsta

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 21:00

Ariadne Capital, which invests in digital technology start-ups, has just closed a GBP500,000 funding round for Taggstar making it the 8th company in its portfolio and its 4th deal in 2014.  »

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TCV promotes Ted Coons and Daniel O’Keefe to General Partners, and Sean Giese to Principal

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 18:30

Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) has promoted Ted Coons and Daniel O’Keefe from principals to general partners, while Sean Giese has been promoted from vice president to principal.  »

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Mooreland Partners advises AdKarma on sale to blinkx

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 17:30

Mooreland Partners has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to AdKarma LLC on its sale to blinkx. »

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Agility acquires sterilisation company Financiere Ionisos

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 17:00

Private equity firm Agilitas has acquired Financiere Ionisos SAS (Ionisos), one of Europe’s leading providers of cold sterilisation services, from Naxicap Partners, for an undisclosed consideration. »

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Levine Leichtman Capital Partners recapitalises Global Franchise Group

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 16:30

Private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has completed a recapitalisation of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV portfolio company Global Franchise Group (GFG). »

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Maven increases support for Westway Services

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 15:00

UK private equity house Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has funded a replacement capital transaction in Westway Services Holdings (Westway).  »

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High Road sells portfolio company Handi Quilter

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 13:00

High Road Capital Partners has sold portfolio company Handi Quilter marking the third exit for the firm’s debut fund, High Road Capital Partners Fund I, LP.   »

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HIG Capital acquires North America-based assets of Ferro Corporation’s Polymer Additives Division

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 11:30

An affiliate of HIG Capital has purchased the majority of the assets associated with Ferro Corporation’s (NYSE: FOE) Polymer Additives Division (PAD).  »

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Franklin Square and GSO support Altamont’s recapitalisation of Fox Head and Hybrid Apparel

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:00

Franklin Square in partnership with GSO Capital Partners, has provided a senior secured loan to finance the acquisition and recapitalisation of Fox Head and Hybrid Apparel by Altamont Capital Partners.  »

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Best wishes for 2015 from the Global Fund Media team

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 06:30

The Global Fund Media newsletter team is taking its customary year-end break, and will resume business as usual on Monday 5 January. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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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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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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