HIG Europe backs largest childcare operator in the Netherlands

HIG Europe has acquired the majority of the assets of Estro Group, a provider of childcare services in the Netherlands. »


CMS advises Atlas Copco on acquisition of Henrob

Atlas Copc is to acquire Henrob, a manufacturer of self-pierce riveting systems and rivets especially for the automotive industry. »

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Jeff Sica launches alt investments firm for RIAs

Jeff Sica has launched Circle Squared Alternative Investments, a firm dedicated to providing financial advisors with access to alternative investments previously available only to institutions and ultra-high net-worth investors. »

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Nineyards to launch Crowdstacker investment platform in Q4

Nineyards Capital is to launch an electronic investment platform – Crowdstacker – in the fourth quarter.  »

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Albion Community Power funds first biogas project

Albion Community Power (ACP), a local power generation company, has funded the development of a small scale landfill gas engine in Docking, Norfolk. »

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PE fundraising and investment activity sees upturn in emerging markets

Emerging markets private equity (EM PE) fundraising and investment activity in the first half of 2014 showed positive signs of growth, as funds raised and capital invested increased year-on-year. »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Nick Jenkins to UK depositary bank

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Nick Jenkins as head of technical for trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


HNW women see alternatives as core investment holding in next few years, says study

High net worth (HNW) women are turning to non-traditional investments as they look to generate income, drive capital growth, and achieve portfolio diversification. »


Preqin appoints non-executive director

Preqin, the alternative asset industry data and intelligence specialist, has appointed David Brierwood as a non-executive director. »

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GE Capital finances Vista Equity Partners’ acquisition of AGDATA

GE Capital’s telecom, media and technology (TMT) financing business served as administrative agent on USD69 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of AGDATA by Vista Equity Partners. »

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