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KSL Capital Partners affiliate finances acquisition of Ventana Inn & Spa

KSL Capital Partners affiliate finances acquisition of Ventana Inn & Spa

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:13

An affiliate of KSL Capital Partners Credit Opportunities Fund has provided a first mortgage to finance the acquisition of the Ventana Inn & Spa by an affiliate of Geolo Capital II LP and Wanxiang America Real Estate Group. »

Noerr advises US investor Wellspring on creation of a new packing group

Noerr advises US investor Wellspring on creation of a new packing group

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:11

Noerr has advised the US investor Wellspring Capital on establishing a new packing group. As part of the takeover of the packing specialist Ampac Holdings, Wellspring has merged this enterprise with the portfolio company Prolamina Corporation. »

Monroe Capital Provides USD19.25m financing to online travel company

Monroe Capital Provides USD19.25m financing to online travel company

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:10

Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a USD19.25 million senior credit facility to support the recapitalisation and growth of an online travel company. »

Tengram Capital Partners adds two to investment team

Tengram Capital Partners adds two to investment team

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:06

Tengram Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on exceptional, highly recognisable consumer brands, has appointed Robin Lamb (pictured) and Michael Zappala as Vice President and Associate, respectively. »

Mid Europa Partners acquires CMC

Mid Europa Partners acquires CMC

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:05

Mid Europa Partners, a private equity firm focused on Central Europe and Turkey, with over EUR4 billion of funds advised or managed, is to acquire a 100 per cent shareholding in Customer Management Center (CMC). »

Total of Jersey funds marketing into Europe via NPPRs under AIFMD tops 200

Total of Jersey funds marketing into Europe via NPPRs under AIFMD tops 200

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 07:39

The number of Jersey funds marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) broke through the 200 barrier in June. »

Adamas makes three key hires

Adamas makes three key hires

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:33

Hong Kong-based Adamas Asset Management has made three key hires to support growth of the firm’s presence in Europe and its private credit team.  »

Palamon and Credit Suisse complete innovative liquidity transaction

Palamon and Credit Suisse complete innovative liquidity transaction

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:23

Palamon Capital Partners has completed an innovative funding transaction resulting in five top-tier investors purchasing stakes in prior Palamon funds from a number of existing limited partners.  »

Commercial lending and supply chain finance growth under biggest threat from non-bank players, says Misys survey

Commercial lending and supply chain finance growth under biggest threat from non-bank players, says Misys survey

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:21

Banks believe that new digitally enabled supplier finance networks and alternative lenders now pose a significant threat to every part of the commercial lending business, according to a new survey conducted by Misys. »

Excelsior Growth Fund launches online lending platform

Excelsior Growth Fund launches online lending platform

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:19

Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution formed by New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC), has created an online lending platform for small business owners. »

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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The business of asset management has grown exponentially more complex over the last decade. As system technology and data management improves, managers are devising ever-new investment strategies to find that elusive source of alpha.  ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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