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Shift Technology raises USD10 million Series A from Accel to help insurers fight fraud

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:58

Shift Technology, a software-as-a-service platform that helps insurers detect claims fraud, has secured a USD10 million Series A investment led by Accel, with participation from previous investors Elaia Partners and Iris Capital. »

Number of EIS investments in SMEs up 11 per cent in a year

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:48

The number of investments made into UK small businesses through the EIS scheme rose by 11 per cent from 122,320 in 2013/14 to a record 135,445 in 2014/15, says Radius Equity, a provider of tax efficient private equity investments. »

Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:47

Having a clearly defined environment, social and governance (ESG) policy is now a key factor in attracting investors to a fund, a London funds audience has heard. »

Private equity finds opportunities in healthcare

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:46

The outlook for the healthcare industry remains challenging thanks in part to uncertainty over the upcoming presidential election and the continued changes ushered in by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, despite the uncertainty and rapid changes across healthcare, private equity investors are still attracted to many real opportunities.  »

Aksìa SGR and Quadrivio SGR sell Emmeci to Coesia

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:45

Aksìa and Quadrivio have sold their stake in Emmeci, a Florence-based specialist in the design, manufacturing and distribution of automatic machinery for packaging premium products for the cosmetic, electronic and fashion accessories industries. »

A consortium comprising RDIF and C P Group invests USD1bn to create Russia's largest dairy complex

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:44

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (C P Group), Banner Infant Dairy Products from China (Banner Dairy), as well as leading Middle Eastern investors and banks together with Ryazan Region Government are to establish Russia's largest integrated dairy complex. The project will be located in the Ryazan region. »

Omnes Capital launches Omnes Mezzanis n°3 Private Investors,

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:42

Omnes has launched an AMF-accredited FCPR (Fonds Communs de Placement à Risque) private equity fund for individuals wanting to invest in unlisted growth SMEs in France. »

Over 70 per cent of UK infrastructure investors fear Brexit, says S&P survey

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:40

With the UK’s EU referendum now just weeks away, S&P Global Ratings has released a new report which explores the potential impact of a Brexit on infrastructure development in Britain. »

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Murano Systems: lending an ear to improve private equity fund raising

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:38

A recent report produced by BNY Mellon in collaboration with Preqin shines a light on how much demand there is among institutional investors for private equity and real estate funds. The report found that 44 per cent of real estate managers and 39 per cent of private equity managers expect their assets under management to grow by at least 50 per cent in the next five years.  »

Teal Natural Resources secures USD125m initial commitment from Pearl Energy Investments and Natural Gas Partners

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:41

Teal Natural Resources, a newly formed oil and natural gas exploration company, has secued a commitment of USD125 million from private investment firms Pearl Energy Investments through Pearl Energy Investments, and Natural Gas Partners through NGP Natural Resources XI.  »

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