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KKR forms JV with Monterra Energy

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 13:00

KKR has formed a new joint venture with Monterra Energy to pursue investments in the midstream energy sector in Mexico.  »

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Audax Private Equity acquires TPC Wire & Cable Corp

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 11:00

Audax Group has partnered with management to acquire TPC Wire & Cable Corp (TPC) from Chicago based private equity group, Pfingsten Partners.  »

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Abcodia secures funding of GBP5.25m to launch ROCA test for early detection of ovarian cancer

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

Abcodia has raised GBP5.25 million funding from existing and new investors to bring the world’s most sensitive and specific ovarian cancer screening test, ROCA to market. »

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TorQuest Partners Fund III completes sale of Kissner Milling Company Limited

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

TorQuest Partners and its co-investors have completed the sale of their majority interest in Kissner Milling Company Limited to an investor group which includes Metalmark Capital, Demetree Salt, LLC. and Kissner's management team.  »

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JTC enhances UK fund servicing capabilities with UCIS authorisation

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

Independent fund, corporate and private client service provider JTC has been granted an extension to its licence to offer an enhanced level of fund servicing capabilities in the UK. »

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Changes to Significant Investor Visa program good news for Australian startups and SMEs

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 06:00

Startups and small to medium-sized enterprises stand to be the big winners from an expected increase in the pool of much-needed investment capital, according to the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL).  »

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Sovereign wealth funds Investing in real estate

Sun, 17/05/2015 - 11:54

In an extract from the recently launched 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, Lauren Mason, Amy Bensted and Oliver Senchal provide an insight into this secretive and exclusive subset of the investor community. »

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M&A Lawyer Dan Clivner Joins Sidley Austin

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 23:00

Law firm Sidley Austin has appointed Dan Clivner as co-managing partner of the Los Angeles office and a key member of the firm’s M&A and Private Equity practices.   »

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IFIA welcomes the EC’s Capital Markets Union Green Paper

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 21:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), the trade body representing the largest sector of the financial services industry in Ireland, has responded positively to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Capital Markets Union (CMU). »

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Dynasty Financial Partners appoints Scott Welch as CIO

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 12:00

Dynasty Financial Partners has appointed Scott D Welch as Chief Investment Officer. »

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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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