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OrbiMed launches USD307m Israel Venture Capital Fund

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:29

OrbiMed, an investment firm focused on the healthcare sector, has closed its second Israel-focused venture capital fund, OrbiMed Israel Partners II, LP, with approximately USD307 million in capital commitments.  »

LDC backs HR software specialist

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:28

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has backed the management buyout of CIPHR, a vendor of human capital management (HCM) software, to further develop its SaaS offering and expand its product range. »

Ares Capital Corporation to acquire American Capital in USD3.4bn deal

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:03

Ares Capital Corporation and American Capital have signed a merger agreement whereby Ares Capital will acquire American Capital, excluding American Capital Mortgage Management.  »

BGF celebrates five years of growth

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 16:07

BGF (Business Growth Fund), a provider of growth capital to small and mid-sized businesses, is celebrating celebrates five years of growth during which it has invested nearly GBP850 million in a diverse portfolio of more than 125 companies including manufacturers, retailers, technology providers, restaurants and more. »

Pamplona Capital’s Beacon Rail to supply rolling stock to Transpennine Express

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 16:07

Rail rolling stock leasing company Beacon Rail Leasing, a portfolio company of Pamplona Capital, is to purchase 13 sets of five-car intercity carriages which will be leased to TransPennine Express Limited (TPE), a FirstGroup plc company. »

FactSet to sell its Market Metrics business

FactSet to sell its Market Metrics business

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 16:05

FactSet Research Systems is to sell its market research business focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance, consisting of Market Metrics and Matrix Solutions, to Asset International, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital.  »


Asset management industry must adapt to cope with ‘triple whammy’ of threats in 2016

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 10:45

The asset management industry faces a ‘triple whammy’ of challenges in 2016 – comprising a growing threat from disruptors, a tsunami of regulation and market turmoil – according to a new industry survey from Multifonds. »

Equistone-backed WEALTH at work acquires Affinity group of companies

Equistone-backed WEALTH at work acquires Affinity group of companies

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 09:49

Equistone Partners Europe-backed WEALTH at work – a provider of financial education in the workplace for the private sector – has acquired the Affinity group of companies (The Farleigh Group Ltd) based in Bristol. »

BlackRock hires Mark Wiseman as a Senior Investment Leader

BlackRock hires Mark Wiseman as a Senior Investment Leader

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 09:44

BlackRock has named Mark Wiseman as incoming Senior Managing Director and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee (GEC).  »

Groupe Eurotunnel to acquire 100 per cent of ElecLink from STAR Capital

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 09:31

Groupe Eurotunnel is to purchase STAR Capital’s 51% per cent share of ElecLink. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. Once concluded, Groupe Eurotunnel will hold 100 per cent of ElecLink.  »

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