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Social media tips for investment managers

The rise of social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter has been unprecedented over the last couple of years. LinkedIn now has some 313 million users and in Q2 2014 its revenues rose by 47 per cent to USD534m reported the Wall Street Journal on 31 July 2014. »


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Investment fund buys Channel Islands’ largest car dealership in multi-million pound deal

Carey Olsen has advised the Scott family on the sale of its privately-owned car dealership to an investor grouping led by Guernsey-based investment fund Bailiwick Investments Limited. »


Preqin Real Estate Spotlight

Europe: A wall of capital

Preqin examines the recent surge in European fundraising, including the growth of debt and distressed strategies and the increasing flow of international capital into the region. »


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LBO France’s Hexagone completes fourth investment in 2014

LBO France has completed an investment via its Hexagone III fund in Fournitures Hospitalières Group (FH Group), specialised in orthopaedic prostheses.  »


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Cabot Square Capital acquires Blue Motor Finance

Cabot Square Capital, the specialist financial services private equity investor, has acquired Blue Motor Finance, the car finance provider. »


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LDC exits Vysionics in multi-million pound sale to Jenoptik

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has completed the sale of its stake in the UK’s leading average speed enforcement business Vysionics, in a multi-million pound deal with JENOPTIK AG. »


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Convex Capital advises PhD Nutrition on sale

Corporate finance house Convex Capital structured and led the multi million pound sale of the UK’s largest independent brands in sports nutrition, PhD Nutrition, to UK based B&B Investment Partners (B&B). »


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KKR and KKR Capstone enhance operations in Australia

The majority of Asian retail investors are self-directed, or do-it-yourself (DIY) investors, not relying on financial advisors to make their investment decisions. »


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Ariadne closes funding deal with UK’s largest City TV broadcaster

Ariadne Capital has completed a GBP3.5 million funding round for Made Television, which holds the most City TV licences in the UK. The company has licences for Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Tyne & Wear. »


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HFFT Alternative granted Gibraltar AIFM licence

HFFT Alternative Limited has been granted an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission to provide full AIFM services to both EU and non-EU funds.  »


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