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SEI rolls out global framework for compliance management

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:30

SEI has launched SEI Firm Compliance, a new global regulatory management framework that equips investment organisations to oversee and orchestrate compliance functions firm-wide, across investment products and regulatory jurisdictions.  »

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Energy IndexPlus Dividend Fund to be merged into Middlefield Global Infrastructure Mutual Fund

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 13:00

Middlefield is to merge the Energy IndexPlus Dividend Fund into Middlefield Global Infrastructure Mutual Fund effective on or about 17 June, 2015, with Global Infrastructure Fund being the continuing fund.  »

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Ogier advises on Aviva’s GBP5.6bn acquisition of Friends Life

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:00

Ogier has advised Friends Life Group Limited, a London-listed Guernsey company, on its acquisition by Aviva, a deal which has created the UK's largest insurance, savings and asset management firm. »

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Inverness Graham completes strategic sale of AdvancedCath

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

Inverness Graham has successfully sold AdvancedCath, a leading designer and manufacturer of catheter systems, to TE Connectivity Ltd for USD190 million in an all-cash transaction.   »

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NorthEdge-backed DW3 Products Group makes double acquisition

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 06:00

Newly formed investment group, DW3 Products Group (DW3), which is backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital, has acquired Window Widgets, and Eclectic Systems. »

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Howard Kennedy leads 2014/15 VCT market

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 14:30

Law firm Howard Kennedy’s VCT team has advised on 27 offers in 2014/15 with a combined market value of GBP370m, which have so far raised GBP300m. Just 33 VCTs in total came to market in the 2014/15 tax year. »

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NorthEdge promotes Rawlinson to CFO

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 14:00

NorthEdge Capital (NorthEdge), a private equity firm focused on investing in companies in the North of England, has promoted Emma Rawlinson to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »

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HarbourVest opens Toronto office

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 13:00

Private equity investment firm HarbourVest Partners has established an office in Toronto, with Senia Rapisarda joining as a Principal to lead the local presence in Canada. »

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Maughan joins Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management Practice as MD

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:30

David Maughan has been appointed Managing Director within Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management practice. He will lead transaction advisory efforts for Navigant Capital Advisors, the Firm’s registered broker-dealer subsidiary. »

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PeerIQ secures USD6m in seed financing to launch P2P credit risk analytics platform

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:00

PeerIQ, a financial information services company that connects peer-to-peer ("P2P") lending to the capital markets, has raised USD6 million of seed funding.  »

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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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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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