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Flytxt secures USD11m investment for next phase of growth

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Big data analytics solutions provider Flytxt has closed a USD11 million (EUR10 million) funding round to finance its next phase of growth. The investment was led by Sunrise Capital GmbH and Big Data Investments with participation from Flytxt's existing investors. »

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Preston Hollow Capital adds senior underwriter to credit team

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Preston Hollow Capital has added Lynn Wheatley (pictured) as Senior Credit Underwriter. Wheatley’s corporate responsibilities include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments. »

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PCM receives full AIFMD licence for Malta SICAV

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:00

Prestige Capital Management Limited (PCM) has been granted an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) licence by the Maltese regulator, the Maltese Financial Services Authority (MFSA).  »

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ClearsightaAdvises LRA Worldwide on acquisition by Deloitte

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

Clearsight Advisors has served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to LRA Worldwide (LRA) on its acquisition by Deloitte & Touche.  »

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UK business leaders call for infrastructure investment to boost growth

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Improved rail, roads and runways ranked first among the business issues that need to be prioritised by the new UK Government, according to a survey of senior business leaders carried out by BGF.  »

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Crowdfunded underground farm to start trading in London

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 21:00

Growing Underground, London’s first subterranean farm, will start trading for the first time in mid-July.  Last year the farm successfully completed a crowd funding round that was oversubscribed.  »

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Amazon provides Alexa Fund investment to Columbus-based startup Garageio

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 20:00

Garageio is to be one of the initial investments of Amazon’s Alexa Fund, which has been established to provide developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes who are passionate about creating new experiences designed around the human voice. »

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Allegion to acquire SimonsVoss Technologies

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 19:00

Allegion is to acquire, through its subsidiary Allegion Luxembourg Holding & Financing, SimonsVoss Technologies, a German-based electronic lock company, from HgCapital for EUR210 million. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:57

In this issue, we present the Lyxor platform’s direct exposure to Greek assets, as well as the Lyxor hedge fund strategies exposures to European assets – most likely to be impacted by a spillover effect, either way. »

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Six Degrees Group acquires Capital Support Group

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:00

Six Degrees Group (6DG”) is to acquire Capital Support Group (CSG), a cloud, software and security managed services provider with a significant presence in the financial services sector in London.  »

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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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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