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Alliant Insurance Services secures Investment from Stone Point Capital

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 11:00

Alliant Insurance Services has secured a significant equity investment from funds managed by Stone Point Capital, which will become Alliant’s largest institutional shareholders.  »


3M to acquire Capital Safety

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 09:00

3M is to acquire Capital Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of USD2.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately USD0.7 billion of debt, net of cash acquired.  »


UK private equity returns double that of pension funds and FTSE All-Share

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 06:00

The combined 10 year internal rate of return (IRR) for private equity and venture capital stood at 14.9 per cent for 2014, nearly double the figure returned by UK pension fund assets (7.8 per cent) and the FTSE All-Share (7.6 per cent). »

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Manulife Asset Management Private Markets makes three senior appointments

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 16:00

Manulife Asset Management Private Markets, the private asset management arm of Manulife, has made three senior appointments.  »

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Ipes makes senior appointments in London and Guernsey

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:29

Ipes, a provider of outsourced services to Private Equity in Europe, has made two senior appointments to support the continued growth of the business. »


PE fund manager Calculus Capital adds to investment team

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:27

Private equity firm Calculus Capital, a specialist in Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) funds, has appointed Alexander Crawford as Investment Director. »

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Union Group and China Communication Construction Company agree deal to develop Latin America infrastructure

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:17

Union Group and China Communication Construction Company, one of the biggest engineering and construction companies in the world, have signed a deal to develop infrastructure projects across the Latin America region. »

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KKR leads USD70m investment in Transphorm

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:14

Transphorm Inc, an early stage semiconductor company, has secured a USD70 million investment round led by KKR. »

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LBO France sells Cityvision Group and La Marina de Bercy

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:00

LBO France has sold Cityvision Group and La Marina de Bercy to Ekkio Capital. The sale follows the takeover of L’OpenTour Paris by RATP Dev, through the sale of SLT (Société des lignes touristiques) and SELT (Société d’exploitation des lignes touristiques) on 12 June 2015. »


Seventure adds two to investment committee

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:00

Seventure has appointed Danilo Casadei Massari and Dr Thomas Werner to its Health for Life Capital fund Investment Committee.  »

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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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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