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Rural Physicians Group forms investment partnership with Sorenson Capital and Leavitt Equity Partners

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 17:30

Rural Physicians Group has formed a strategic investment partnership led by Sorenson Capital with additional support from Leavitt Equity Partners.  »

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Paul Hastings adds M&A and private equity duo in Hong Kong

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 16:30

Law firm Paul Hastings has added Douglas Freeman and Victor Chen as partners in the corporate practice in the firm’s Hong Kong office. »


OpenFin raises USD3m in funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures, NYCA Partners and Pivot Investment Partners

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 15:30

OpenFin, a provider of HTML5 runtime technology for the financial industry, has raised USD3.0 million in additional financing.  »


RFA launches data governance solution

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 15:00

Investment management sector technology specialist RFA has launched a new data governance solution for the alternative asset industry.  »

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LIFE appoints new advisory board members

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 11:30

LIFE, the worldwide membership organisation of Lebanese financiers, has introduced four new members to its Advisory Board.  »

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Over half of private debt investors expect to increase allocation in the next 12 months

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:26

Investors’ plans for future activity in the private debt space are revealed in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Debt, Q1 2015. »


Goldman Sachs takes minority stake in Perseus

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 09:00

Goldman Sachs has paid USD20.5 million for a minority stake in Perseus, a managed services provider of high-speed connectivity. The capital will allow Perseus to accelerate expansion of its global managed services network. »

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Dunedin adds two to investment team

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00

Dunedin, the UK mid-market private equity house, has expanded its investment team by hiring two new analysts. Sophie Chambers and Katie Chung will join the origination team, which focuses on identifying and assessing new investment opportunities.  »

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Paul Hastings advises Fosun International on Cirque Du Soleil acquisition

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 21:00

Law firm Paul Hastings is representing Fosun International, the largest private-owned conglomerate in China, on its participation in the acquisition of Cirque Du Soleil.  »

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B Riley Financial launches Great American Capital Partners

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 16:00

B Riley Financial has formed Great American Capital Partners (GACP) with an anchor investment from Corporate Capital Trust, a business development company advised by CNL Financial Advisors Company and KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC. »

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.... »

Special report
How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »


Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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