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BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Nick Jenkins to UK depositary bank

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Nick Jenkins as head of technical for trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


HNW women see alternatives as core investment holding in next few years, says study

High net worth (HNW) women are turning to non-traditional investments as they look to generate income, drive capital growth, and achieve portfolio diversification. »


Preqin appoints non-executive director

Preqin, the alternative asset industry data and intelligence specialist, has appointed David Brierwood as a non-executive director. »

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GE Capital finances Vista Equity Partners’ acquisition of AGDATA

GE Capital’s telecom, media and technology (TMT) financing business served as administrative agent on USD69 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of AGDATA by Vista Equity Partners. »


Ridgemont and Cross River partner to serve growing bandwidth demand

Ridgemont Equity Partners is to acquire a majority interest in Cross River Fiber, a provider of dark fibre and communications infrastructure-based services. »

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WTAS appoints managing director in San Francisco

Marc Lim has joined tax firm WTAS as a managing director in the commercial and alternative investment funds practices in the San Francisco office. »

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D5 Capital sells stake in WalkMe for 3.5x return

D5 Capital, the media and technology investment and M&A advisor, has secured a cash exit from WalkMe, the interactive online guidance and engagement platform. »


WordLogic sells exclusive rights to legal enterprise solutions to private equity group

WordLogic has received a non-refundable financial commitment to purchase exclusive rights to its legal enterprise solutions for North America. »

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SmartKem attracts Series A funding from high profile investment syndicate

SmartKem has closed a series A funding round from an investment syndicate comprising BASF Venture Capital, Octopus Investments and Entrepreneurs Fund, plus further investment from Finance Wales, the company’s principal shareholder. »

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FNEX partners with Buttonwood Group Advisors

Buttonwood Group Advisors is to list on the FNEX online alternative investment platform via its placement agent, affiliated broker-dealer Joseph Gunnar & Co. »

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