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Hogan Lovells advises Ovivo on sale of UK Municipal Water Division

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 15:30

Hogan Lovells has advised Ovivo on the sale of its United Kingdom municipal division to Jacopa Limited, a company owned by some members of the local management team.   »

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Gibraltar funds gain preferential access rights to German market

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:30

The German financial regulator (BaFin) has recently adopted a reciprocal private placement policy whereby German funds not within scope of AIFMD are allowed to be privately placed into other EU member states, with corresponding funds from EU member states allowed to be privately placed into Germany on an expedited basis. »

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RCM Alternatives and Attain Capital Management to join forces

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:00

RCM Alternatives is to join forces with Attain Capital Management, acquiring its fund offerings, education, research and database assets while bringing its principals and employees under the RCM umbrella.  »

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First Derivatives adds Gambale to board go directors

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:30

First Derivatives (FD), a provider of software and consulting services, has appointed Virginia Gambale to the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. »

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JTC appoints new head of Fareham office

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:00

Independent corporate, fund and private client services provider JTC has appointed Will Cameron (pictured) in a Director role as the Head of the firm’s Fareham office »

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Thomas Malone joins CEA Capital Advisors as senior MD

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 09:00

Thomas (Tom) Malone has joined the CEA Capital Advisors’ Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director. »

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Fenox Venture Capital invests USD2m in I AND C-Cruise Co

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 06:00

Fenox Venture Capital is investing USD2 million into  I AND C-Cruise Co (IACC), which operates Green-EnergyNavi.com, asolar power web portal in Japan.  »

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Mitsubishi Corporation launches new ASEAN PE fund

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:30

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and CIMB Group (CIMB), together with Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), have launched a Southeast Asia-focused middle market private equity fund, AIGF (ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund). »

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Vector Capital sells Tidel to Graham Partners

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:00

Private equity firm Vector Capital has sold Tidel, a provider of technology-enabled smart safe solutions for businesses and financial institutions, to an affiliate of Graham Partners.  »

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HIG-backed Harrison Gypsum acquires JA Jack & Sons

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 19:30

HIG Capital portfolio company, Harrison Gypsum (HG), a producer and processor of high-quality minerals and aggregates has acquired JA Jack & Sons, Inc. »

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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. ... »

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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... »

Comment
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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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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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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