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Graeme Gunn

SL Capital Partners acquires 13 small hydro plants in Norway

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:00

SL Capital Partners has agreed to acquire 100 per cent of Nordic Power AS from Nordkraft AS, the Narvik based energy group with interests in Northern Norway.   »

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Pamplona acquires health information management expert Precyse

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:00

Pamplona Capital Management is to acquire Precyse, a leader in Health Information Management services, education and technology, from Altaris Capital Partners and NewSpring Capital.  »


Blackstone to sell AlliedBarton to Wendel

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 06:00

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone have agreed to sell AlliedBarton to Wendel SE for approximately USD1.67 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year, and is subject to customary regulatory approvals. »


Alternative lenders outscore banks on flexibility, service and speed, say small firms

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 21:00

As mainstream banks continue to face growing pressure from the alternative finance industry, a new study by Amicus Finance, a provider of short term lending solutions, has revealed the key factors driving small businesses towards alternative lenders. »


Athena Capital mandates SGSS Luxembourg to provide alt investment fund services

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 20:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Athena Capital to provide a full suite of custody, administration, valuation and registrar services for its alternative investment fund range. »


Flytxt secures USD11m investment for next phase of growth

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Big data analytics solutions provider Flytxt has closed a USD11 million (EUR10 million) funding round to finance its next phase of growth. The investment was led by Sunrise Capital GmbH and Big Data Investments with participation from Flytxt's existing investors. »

Lynn Wheatley

Preston Hollow Capital adds senior underwriter to credit team

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Preston Hollow Capital has added Lynn Wheatley (pictured) as Senior Credit Underwriter. Wheatley’s corporate responsibilities include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments. »

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PCM receives full AIFMD licence for Malta SICAV

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:00

Prestige Capital Management Limited (PCM) has been granted an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) licence by the Maltese regulator, the Maltese Financial Services Authority (MFSA).  »


ClearsightaAdvises LRA Worldwide on acquisition by Deloitte

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

Clearsight Advisors has served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to LRA Worldwide (LRA) on its acquisition by Deloitte & Touche.  »


UK business leaders call for infrastructure investment to boost growth

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Improved rail, roads and runways ranked first among the business issues that need to be prioritised by the new UK Government, according to a survey of senior business leaders carried out by BGF.  »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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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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