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Tim Hames

AIFMD burden is hurting European investment, says expert panel

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 17:45

Some fund managers are passing up European investment opportunities in a bid to steer clear of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to a panel of experts at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. »

Israel

Glilot Capital Partners raises USD77m second fund

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:45

Glilot Capital Partners, an Israel-based venture capital fund investing in early-stage enterprise software start-ups, has held the closing of a USD77 million fund, Glilot II.  »

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CIT provides USD40m financing to Towerbrook Capital Partners for J.Jill acquisition

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 15:00

CIT Corporate Finance served as Administrative Agent on a USD40 million senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility for TowerBrook Capital Partners, a private equity firm.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cybersecurity threat to hedge funds requires closer communication between legal and IT teams

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:18

By James Williams – Global law firms need to work closely with hedge funds to improve their cybersecurity risk management by identifying at-risk assets and coming up with a legal risk mitigation response.  »

Singapore

Sidley Austin adds M&A and private equity Partner in SIngapore

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:30

Sidley Austin has appointed Charlie Wilson as a partner in the firm’s M&A and private equity practices based in Singapore. »

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Longitude Capital promotes Sandip K Agarwala to MD

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:30

Longitude Capital, a private investment firm that focuses on venture growth investments in drug development and medical technology, has promoted Sandip K Agarwala to Managing Director. »

accounts

DTCC automates internal account transfers for alternative investments

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a new capability within its Wealth Management Services (WMS) business to streamline the processing of internal account transfers for alternative investments. »

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:02

The 2014 release of the SECs OCIE Cybersecurity Initiative, and recent updates in 2015, means that Alternative Investments firms can’t delay updating their security technology infrastructure. Furthermore, the topic of cyber-attacks has captured media attention as cloud environments introduce another avenue of attack over firms’ confidential data. How can fund managers continue to automate their practices while ensuring their valuable data is protected? »

toys

TA Associates invests in Procare Software

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:00

Growth private equity firm TA Associates has completed a majority investment in Procare Software, a global leader in child care management solutions. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

clouds

Horizon Technology Finance provides USD7.5m venture loan to SilkRoad Technology

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

Horizon Technology Finance Corporation has closed a USD7.5 million venture loan to SilkRoad Technology, a provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad will use the funds for working capital purposes. »

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Article
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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up arrow

Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

Special report
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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