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Download Intralinks' guidelines on assessing vendor security

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 17:20

Curious about a vendor’s security? Download Intralink's guidelines on how to get a more in-depth look at privacy and data security controls when considering a cloud SaaS provider. »

Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

What hedge fund CISOs need to consider when appointing a SaaS provider

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51

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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Centrus Advisors expands Dublin team with appointment of new director

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:30

Centrus Advisors, a treasury, corporate and project finance advisory firm, has appointed Fiona O’Driscoll as Director in the firm’s Dublin Office. »

Graeme Sloan

Morrison & Foerster appoints Sloan as London Corporate Head, Global M&A Co-Chair

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:20

Morrison & Foerster has appointed corporate lawyer Graeme Sloan as a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice in the firm’s London office.   »

Bill Troup

Livingston advises Ding on iSend acquisition

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:18

Livingstone’s Debt Advisory has advised Ding on its acquisition of US based iSend. Livingstone arranged debt facilities to support the acquisition and fund other projects. »

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LBO France completes acquisition of IKKS

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:16

LBO France has completed the acquisition, from Roger Zannier, of IKKS, a French ready-to-wear clothing brands focused on the “casual chic” segment.  »

Tarun Sharma

Cabot Square Capital makes three promotions to Partner

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:14

Financial services private equity investor Cabot Square Capital has promoted investment directors Tarun Sharma and Richard McDougall, and General Counsel Lawrence J Small to Partner. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

SWFs in Latin America and Middle East consider their first hedge fund allocations

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:49

For any hedge fund manager, winning a mandate from a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is the Holy Grail. These are the biggest institutional investors on the planet and also offer, potentially, the stickiest capital given their multi-year investment horizons.  »

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Blackstone Completes acquisition of Philadelphia Financial Group from Tiptree Financial

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:30

Tiptree Financial has completed the previously announced sale of its subsidiary Philadelphia Financial Group to funds managed by Blackstone. »

Dhiraj Poddar

TA Associates and Argan to invest approximately USD500m in Atria Convergence Technologies

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 11:00

TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, and Argan (Mauritius), a company controlled by Indium V, are to invest approximately USD500 million to acquire shares of Atria Convergence Technologies, a provider of broadband services in India.  »

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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