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Howard Kennedy advises English Rose Enterprises on Beales department stores takeover

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 21:30

Law firm Howard Kennedy is advising English Rose Enterprises, a company owned by Andrew Perloff and family, on its efforts to acquire Beales, the historic department store chain.   »

London offices

SAIL Capital Partners expands into Europe

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 20:00

Private equity firm SAIL Capital Partners Limited is expanded into the EMEA region with the establishment of a new London office and the appointment of Dr Eric Warner as Managing Director. »

Christopher ELvin, Preqin

Strong private equity fundraising continues in 2014, but capital concentrated among fewer funds

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 12:26

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  »

pens

Kleinwort Benson strengthens fund administration offering in Jersey with addition of senior personnel

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 11:30

Kleinwort Benson has recruited Susan McCabe into its Corporate Secretarial team in Jersey.  »

crowd

Crowdfunding ignorance is holding back investment in SME’s, says ArchOver

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 11:00

Ignorance surrounding crowdfunding, combined with huge public aversion to risk, is holding back investment in SMEs, according to research by P2P lender ArchOver. »

investment

NovaBiotics raises GBP5.0 million in a private placement from Woodford Investment Management

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 10:00

Woodford Investment Management (Woodford IM) has invested GBP5.0 million (gross) in a private placement in NovaBiotics. »

Burger and chips

Jamieson advises on sale of Honest Burgers

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 09:00

Jamieson Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Honest Burgers on the sale of a significant stake to Active Private Equity (Active). »

flyinh money

Maven clients back Crawford Scientific’s acquisition of Hall Analytical

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 06:00

Private equity firm Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has invested a further GBP2.2 million to support current investee company Crawford Scientific’s acquisition of Hall Analytical Laboratories (Hall).  »

paper and pen

Raney & Associates launches new service offering for emerging market private equity

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 21:00

Raney & Associates has expanded its service offering to include revenue integration strategies targeting emerging market private equity portfolios. »

Software

TA Associates to acquire majority interest in Access Group from Lyceum Capital

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 18:00

TA Associates is to acquire a majority interest in Access Technology Group (Access), a leading business management software company.  »

features
Special report
Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

Article
Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

Article
Up arrow

Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

Special report
Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

Comment
Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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