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Lexerd Capital Management acquires Foxfire Apartments

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:15

Lexerd Capital Management has acquired Foxfire Apartments (Foxfire), a 354-unit garden style community located in Durham, North Carolina. Foxfire will by managed by First Communities Management. »

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Cabot Square Capital acquires consumer credit provider BPN Crédito in privatisation by Portuguese Government

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:15

Private equity investor Cabot Square Capital has acquired BPN Crédito, the consumer finance provider, from the Portuguese Government for an initial investment of EUR36 million. »

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AMG increases its investment in AQR Capital Management

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 09:00

Affiliated Managers Group is increasing its minority investment in AQR Capital Management, LLC, a leading global investment manager and an AMG Affiliate since 2004. »

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MMREM acquires RealtyBid.com

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 06:00

Matt Martin Real Estate Management (MMREM), a diversified real estate services firm, is to acquire online real estate auction company, RealtyBid.com.   »

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Australian PE deal activity lower in 2014, says AVCAL

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 21:00

Deal activity in the Australian PE market in FY2014 was lower than in the previous year in terms of total deal size, but deal numbers were up, largely due to more bolt-ons and follow-on investments.  »

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Gibraltar and Switzerland sign MoU to assist AIF managers

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 17:00

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (FSC Gibraltar) and The Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA) have just reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist managers of alternative investment funds (AIFs). »

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A unique offering for Latin American investment

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:13

Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains how the Island provides Latin American fund managers and investors with a unique offering. »

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BDC Venture Capital leads seed round for Neurio

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:00

Neurio, a home intelligence technology company, formerly known as Energy Aware, has secured CAD1.5 million in seed funding led by BDC Venture Capital. »

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Actis invests in Egypt’s IDH

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 06:00

Pan emerging markets private equity firm Actis, has invested in a 21% stake in Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH), the largest private sector healthcare diagnostics service provider in Egypt. »

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Veritas Financial Partners raises USD125m for growth

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 21:00

Veritas Financial Partners has raised USD125 million in debt and equity to provide for future growth. The company recently entered into a credit facility with BMO Harris Bank NA.  »

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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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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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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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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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