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TMO raises GBP750,000 from PE firm Ashridge

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 21:00

The Motorist’s Organisation Limited (TMO) has successfully raised GBP750,000 of additional equity capital from private equity firm, Ashridge Capital. »


FreemarketFX launches crowdfunding campaign on VentureFounders

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 20:30

VentureFounders, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform, has launched a GBP500,000 crowdfunding campaign for freemarketFX, the peer-to-peer currency exchange, focused on the high-value B2B commercial spot FX market.   »

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Talis Ventures joins USD4.2m Series A for travel tech pioneer bd4travel 

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 20:00

Travel industry predictive analytics specialist bd4travel today has closed a USD4.2m Series A funding round, with participation from Talis Capital, Hoxton Ventures, Robin Klein and a number of prominent business angels.  »

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TRAFI receives USD6.5m in funding round led by Octopus

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 19:00

TRAFI, a public transport mobile app designed to accurately plan journeys using real-time data, has completed a successful Series A funding round totalling USD6.5m.  »


The increase of buyout holding periods

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:52

The average time taken to exit private equity-backed buyout investments has increased year-on-year since 2008. In this extract from the Preqin Private Equity Spotlight: May 2015, Anna Strumillo and Ciantelle Lawrence conduct an in-depth analysis of buyout holding periods. »

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Keensight Capital strengthens team with two new hires

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:00

European growth private equity firm Keensight Capital has appointed Guillaume Lefebvre as Associate and Alexandre Carrot (Pictured) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »


LPFA appoints Apollo as alternative credit manager

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 17:00

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has selected an affiliate of Apollo Global Management as its alternative credit manager.  »

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Trilantic North America names Charles Fleischmann as Partner

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 10:30

Private equity firm Trilantic North America has added to its senior leadership team with the appointment of Charles Fleischmann as a Partner in teh fiem’s New York office.  »

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AllSeated secures funding from Magma Ventures Partners

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 10:00

AllSeated, a network for the events industry providing users with comprehensive planning and collaboration tools, has secured funding from Magma Venture Partners alongside new and existing investors. »

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Grey Mountain Partners portfolio company Binswanger Enterprises appoints Tim Curran as CEO

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 09:00

Binswanger Enterprises, a Grey Mountain Partners portfolio company, has appointed Tim Curran as chief Executive Officer (CEO). Curran replaces Norm Plotkin, who is transitioning to a role supporting other Grey Mountain Partners portfolio companies. »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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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.... »


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