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Anthem to acquire Cigna Corporation

Anthem to acquire Cigna Corporation

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:57

Anthem is to acquire all outstanding shares of Cigna in a cash and stock transaction. Cigna shareholders will receive USD103.40 in cash and 0.5152 Anthem common shares for each Cigna common share.  »

Ares Management & Kayne Anderson to merge

Ares Management & Kayne Anderson to merge

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:44

Ares Management and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors are to merge to form Ares Kayne Management, a diversified alternative asset manager with a combined USD113 billion of assets under management as of 31 March, 2015.  »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:50

The current economic climate may be difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these opportunities and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

Madison Capital Funding appoints head of mezzanine credit

Madison Capital Funding appoints head of mezzanine credit

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:40

Madison Capital Funding, a middle-market focused company providing financing solutions to private equity clients, has appointed Jon Leisinger as a director and head of Mezzanine Credit.  »

LDC Expands origination team with three new hires

LDC Expands origination team with three new hires

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:31

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has hired three senior corporate finance professionals to its UK-wide direct origination team as it gears up to invest GBP1.2 billion of equity over the next three years. »

Aequitas Capital's PE group supports investment in nD bancgroup

Aequitas Capital's PE group supports investment in nD bancgroup

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:29

Aequitas Capital has made an investment in Independence Bancshares, a bank holding company that is building innovative technology to advance the digital payment ecosystem. »

CVC Capital Partners acquires PKP Energetyka from Polish State Railways

CVC Capital Partners acquires PKP Energetyka from Polish State Railways

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:46

Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners are to acquire PKPE Energetyka (PKPE), the energy unit of the Polish National Railways (PKP) in a transaction that puts an enterprise value on the business of PLN1,965 million (approximately EUR477m). »

The Home Depot to acquire Interline Brands

The Home Depot to acquire Interline Brands

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:33

The Home Depot is to acquire Jacksonville, Florida-based Interline Brands, a national distributor and direct marketer of broad-line maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products. »

Senior American and Israeli high-tech employees join Israel’s first secondary platform

Senior American and Israeli high-tech employees join Israel’s first secondary platform

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:31

PrivateEuity.biz, Israel’s first online secondary trading arena, has signed a series of agreements with senior employees who own shares in high-tech companies, including leading pre-IPO Israeli and North American start-ups.  »

KKR and Borealis Maritime JV acquires large fleet from Commerzbank

KKR and Borealis Maritime JV acquires large fleet from Commerzbank

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:29

KKR and Borealis Maritime have acquired Hanseatic Ship Asset Management, a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of Commerzbank AG controlling a modern fleet of 18 container and dry cargo vessels, in a USD254.5 million deal through a joint venture vehicle established by the two firms. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

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

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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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Locked door

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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