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KKR acquires Trainline

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 16:30

KKR has acquired Trainline, the UK’s online platform for selling rail tickets to both consumers and businesses. »

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OnDeck launches OnDeck small business loans marketplace for institutional investors

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 15:30

On Deck Capital has launched OnDeck Marketplace, a platform that enables institutional investors to purchase small business loans originated by OnDeck and drive small business success. »

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Jeremy Paxman to pose the questions at Jersey funds event in London

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 14:45

Former BBC Newsnight anchor, Jeremy Paxman, will be asking the questions about the prospects for the international funds industry when he moderates this year’s Jersey Finance funds conference. »

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Zeus Capital makes trio of senior hires

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 14:20

Investment banking boutique Zeus Capital has made a trio of senior hires. »

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MDP to acquire Walgreens Infusion Services

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 13:30

Chicago-based private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is to acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. »

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Herkules Capital selects iLEVEL for portfolio monitoring

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 13:00

Norwegian private equity firm Herkules Capital has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to streamline its portfolio monitoring process and to create more efficiency in its investor reporting process.  »

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Venture capital firms take stake in Codestreet

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 09:00

Codestreet has secured significant minority investments from leading venture capital firms, Rochester Advisors and Cerium Technology.  »

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Mooreland Partners advises Symbio on sale to Bain Capital portfolio company VXI Global Solutions

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 06:00

Mooreland Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Symbio SA on its sale to VXI Global Solutions, LLC, a portfolio company of Bain Capital.  »

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DN portfolio company Shazam announces USD30m Investment at USD1bn valuation

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 18:30

Shazam has closed a USD30 million investment valuing the company at over USD1 billion. This valuation ranks Shazam amongst the top European start-ups also referred to as “unicorns." »

Preqin 2015 Global Alternatives Reports

2015 outlook for alternative assets

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 18:26

Preqin has been busy preparing its end-of-year investor and fund manager reports across all major alternative asset classes: hedge funds, private equity, private real estate and infrastructure. The following article summarises the key findings from these reports at a broad strokes level.  »

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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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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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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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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

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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