Handshake

Bowmark expands investment team with three appointments

Mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital has appointed Stephen Delaney as an investment director and Antonia Cheong and Tom Elliott as investment managers. »


Real estate investment

Investor confidence in real estate and changing allocations

Preqin looks in detail at investors’ allocations to real estate to assess how they are changing, and how, in light of current investor sentiment, these allocations may be impacted in the coming years. »


Denmark

Twelve Capital closes private debt transaction for Alpha Insurance A/S of Denmark

Twelve Capital has closed the latest transaction in its insurance investing business operation – a EUR20m private debt transaction for Alpha Insurance A/S of Denmark, providing Solvency II / Tier 2 compliant capital. »


Merger

European insurers signal new wave of consolidation

More insurance companies across the EMEA region see themselves as sellers of business units rather than buyers over the next three years, according to a survey by Towers Watson and Mergermarket. »


Two fingers

Palamon strengthens team with two senior appointments

Palamon Capital Partners has strengthened its team with the appointments of Ali (Alexandre) Rahmatollahi as associate partner and Christian Beck as a member of the firm’s board of advisors. »


Euros

Ares Management and GE Capital secure EUR1bn in total commitments through ESSLP JV

European Senior Secured Loan Programme (ESSLP), a joint venture between affiliates of Ares Management and GE Capital, has reached a total of EUR1 billion in commitments since inception in 2012 with the completion of its 10th transaction. »


Ribs

Piper invests GBP6m in Hickory’s BBQ chain

Piper, a specialist investor in consumer brands, has invested GBP6 million in Hickory’s Smokehouse. »


Aeroplane

Arma Partners advises Momondo Group on sale to Great Hill Partners

Arma Partners has acted as exclusive financial adviser to Momondo Group, an online travel metasearch company, on the sale of a majority equity stake to Great Hill Partners. »


Wind farm

Glennmont acquires 22 MW wind farm portfolio in France

Glennmont Partners has bought a portfolio of wind farms from developer and operator Sorgenia France, part of Sorgenia Green Group. »


Regulation

Crestbridge report examines key AIFMD issues

Risk management, cost and changes in fund structuring are the key issues for managers and investors arising from the initial impact of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to Crestbridge. »


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