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Private equity firm CenterOak Partners launches

CenterOak Partners, a new Dallas-based private equity firm focused on making control-oriented investments in middle market companies, has been formed by Randall Fojtasek, former co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Brazos Private Equity Partners. »


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TrueBridge Capital Partners closes third fund at USD400m hard cap

Boutique alternative asset investment firm TrueBridge Capital Partners has closed its third venture capital and growth equity fund-of-funds, TrueBridge Fund III. »


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A2D Funding II raises GBP150m from recent bond issuance

A2D Funding II plc has raised GBP150m via its recent issuance of AA-rated retail-eligible bonds. »


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Regulation slows push for alternatives, says Cerulli


Regulation is slowing the push for alternative investments, according to research released by Cerulli Associates. »


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Bridges Ventures adds to sustainable growth team

Bridges Ventures has appointed James Hurrell as an investment manager in its sustainable growth funds team. »


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European buy and build market surprisingly weak in H1 2014

The European buy and build market has experienced very low activity levels and deal values in quarter one 2014 dragging down half year figures, according to figures released by Silverfleet Capital and Mergermarket. »


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Time to shift focus onto net returns, urges AVCAL

Australia’s superannuation fee debate should be reset and the focus shifted towards overall investment performance and net returns, according to the second round submission to the Financial System Inquiry by the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).  »


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Columbia Asia launches USD150m expansion of Southeast Asia and India hospital network

A Seattle-based firm that created one of the largest hospital systems in Southeast Asia and India plans to invest another USD150 million to expand its network to 34 hospitals and one clinic by 2018. »


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New Zealand P2P lender Harmoney opens for business

New Zealand's first peer to peer lender (P2P) Harmoney has launched an online lending marketplace with USD100m of lending capital. »


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Hiscox launches Private Investment Fund Portfolio

Specialist insurer Hiscox has launched the Private Investment Fund Portfolio, providing protection for many types of asset management firms. »


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