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NorthEdge Capital-backed Sumo Digital appoints new Chairman

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 20:30

Private equity-backed independent video game development studio, Sumo Digital, has appointed Ken Beaty (pictured) as Chairman.  »

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PSP Investments appoints André Bourbonnais as President and CEO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 18:30

The Board of Directors of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) has appointed André Bourbonnais as President and Chief Executive Officer effective 30 March, 2015. »

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3Scan raises USD6.67m from Lux Capital and Dolby Ventures

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 15:30

3Scan has closed a Series A fundraising round of USD6.7 million. The financing, led by Lux Capital will support the continued development and deployment of 3Scan’s KESM technology. »

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Huron Consulting Group to acquire Studer Group

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 14:30

Huron Consulting Group is to acquire Studer Group, a professional services firm that assists healthcare providers to achieve cultural transformation. »

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Large private equity managers flex remediation muscles, says Fitch

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 13:30

Large private equity firms are increasingly flexing their scale, balance sheets, restructuring experience and connections with creditors and limited partners to tighten control and enhance return potential on investments, says Fitch Ratings.  »

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TI Automotive to be acquired by Bain Capital

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 12:30

TI Automotive, a leading provider of fluid storage, carrying and delivery systems to automotive manufacturers, is to be acquired by private investment firm Bain Capital.    »

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Abris Capital Partners selects iLEVEL for portfolio monitoring

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 11:30

Abris Capital Partners has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to monitor and analyze portfolio performance.  »

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Point B appoints senior director in Dallas

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:45

Point B, a management consulting and venture investment firm, has named Nate Nelson senior director of its Dallas practice.  »

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Scout RFP secures USD2.75m in funding from NEA, Google Ventures, and Zapis Capital

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:00

Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing platform, has raised USD2.75 million in seed financing led by venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Google Ventures and Zapis Capital. »

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Hellman & Friedman sells remaining holding in GTT

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 06:00

H&F Luxembourg 1, an affiliate of Hellman & Friedman, has successfully completed the sale of its remaining holding in the share capital of Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) in a private placement to institutional investors. »

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Special report
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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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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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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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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