Luxembourg

Luxembourg’s CSSF sees 773 AIFM authorisation and registration applications

Luxembourg financial services regulator CSSF has received a total number of 773 AIFM-related applications – 215 requests for authorisation and 558 requests for registration. »


China flag

Paul Hastings identifies top inbound and outbound China M&A trends

As investors gain more confidence in the global economy, the wheels of the Chinese inbound and outbound M&A industry are expected to turn continuously for the rest of 2014. »


Tax

Alter Domus adopts Thomson Reuters FATCA solution

Alter Domus, a provider of fund administration and fund services, has adopted Thomson Reuters FATCA solution across its services platform to improve client identification and on-boarding. »


New York

Abacus Group hires ConvergEx exec as chief financial officer

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has hired Jonathan Bohrer as chief financial officer, effective 30 June. »


Exit sign

IPOs accelerate private equity exit activity in North America

Improving economic conditions in North America saw 2013 fuel the highest level of volume and values by entry enterprise value (EV) for private equity (PE) exits since 2006, according to EY’s annual North American PE exit study. »


IT security

LogRhythm completes USD40m funding round

LogRhythm, a security intelligence company, has finalised a USD40 million round of new equity financing led by Riverwood Capital with participation by existing investors Adams Street Partners, Access Venture Partners and members of senior management, along with new investor Piper Jaffray. »


Computer

Privacy Analytics raises USD3.5m led by Vanedge Capital

Privacy Analytics has raised USD3.5 million in a round led by Vanedge Capital, a Vancouver-based venture capital fund. »


Aeroplane

First aircraft deal launched on ablrate.com

Following its recent launch, ablrate.com has added the first aircraft deal to its peer-lending portal. »


Drugs

Beringea’s portfolio company Abzena raises GBP20m through AIM listing

Growth capital investor Beringea’s portfolio company Abzena Plc, previously known as Polytherics, has raised GBP20 million by way of a placing of 25 million new ordinary shares at 80 pence per share. »


Two fingers

NorthEdge Capital makes double promotion

NorthEdge Capital has promoted Tom Rowley to investment director and Phil Frame to investment manager. »


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