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StartEngine launches equity crowdfunding platform

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:00

StartEngine Crowdfunding has launched an equity crowdfunding platform allowing individuals to invest in private companies on a public platform.  »

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 14:28

The Fed confirmed its dovish stance at the latest FOMC meeting, significantly decreasing monetary policy uncertainty over the course of the summer. Markets responded positively with US equities and Treasuries posting gains. In the Eurozone, uncertainties associated with Greece materially stepped-up.  »

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Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra acquire Istituto Centrale della Banche Popolari Italiane

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 13:00

Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra are to acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane SpA (ICBPI) for a consideration of EUR2.15 billion. »


The top 100 investors in infrastructure

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 12:40

In this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – June 2015, Stephen Yates looks at the 100 largest institutional investors in infrastructure and the extent to which they influence the asset class, examining their make-up, investment preferences and future plans. »

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Bessemer Venture promotes Kristina Shen to Vice President

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:30

Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a USD4 billion global venture capital firm, has promoted Kristina Shen to Vice President. In this role, Kristina will continue to work closely with BVP's investing partners to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in startups aligned with cloud computing, mobile and Internet sectors. »

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CVC Capital Partners acquires majority stake in Stage Entertainment

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 10:00

Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners have signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in international musical and theatre group, Stage Entertainment.  »

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Artesian Solutions secures USD8m to boost further rapid growth

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 09:00

Artesian Solutions has secured a USD8 million Series B investment led by Octopus Investments and Kreos Capital, helping the company to continue its rapid growth trajectory which this month saw it reach a milestone of 25,000 users. »


KKR and management recapitalise Drawbridge portfolio

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 09:00

KKR and the management team, Drawbridge Realty, have recapitalised the company’s existing portfolio and formed a new independent platform to help grow the business. »


Rise Capital signs strategic partnership agreement with Russia’s key energy district

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 06:00

A formal strategic partnership has been signed by the Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Dmitri Kobylkin, and the Chairman of the Board of private equity infrastructure investor Rise Capital AB (Rise Capital), Gerard Lopez.   »

Striking the balance

Hedge fund managers striking the balance between cybersecurity protection and cost

Sat, 20/06/2015 - 11:39

As the costs of doing business have increased, more and more hedge fund managers are adopting the cloud; this has revolutionised the way all businesses operate, not just hedge funds.  »

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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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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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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