Risk

Thomas Murray Data Services launches risk solution for depositary banks under AIFMD

Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a suite of products and has been working with a number of depositary banks to provide a total risk solution to ensure depositary bank compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »


Dog

Ares Management PE fund to acquire National Veterinary Associates

A fund managed by Ares Management’s private equity group is to acquire the parent company of National Veterinary Associates (NVA) from investment funds affiliated with Summit Partners. »


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Ex-Wal-Mart COO John Rittenhouse joins Sophia

Ambient ecommerce start-up Sophia, the UK technology company that saw the largest round of angel investment in Northern Irish history, has added ex-Wal-Mart chief operating officer John Rittenhouse to its board of directors.  »


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Charlie Jadallah joins Darwin Ventures as partner

Darwin Ventures, a venture capital fund of funds firm, has appointed Charlie Jadallah as partner. »


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Multiplier Capital closes first fund at USD227 million

Multiplier Capital, a venture debt fund, has held the final closing of its first fund with investable capital of approximately USD227 million. »


Lab equipment

GTCR acquires Cole-Parmer Instrument Company

Private equity firm GTCR is to acquire the Cole-Parmer Instrument Company from Thermo Fisher Scientific for USD480 million. »


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Syntaxis Capital supports eSKY expansion plans

Syntaxis Capital has completed its investment in eSKY, an online travel agent focused on Central Europe. »


Coins

BNP Paribas Securities Services wins Hansa Trust depositary banking mandate

BNP Paribas Securities Services has won a mandate to provide depositary banking services to Hansa Trust, an equity investment company with an approximate value of GBP280 million. »


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Cattegatt sees increased competition and institutionalisation of secondaries private equity market

Increased competition, innovative structures and the use of leverage have caused the trading of secondary interests to be more efficient in H1 2014 with improved processes, whilst offering better prices to vendors. »


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Macquarie Capital hires US head of equity capital markets

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed David McShane as a senior managing director and US head of equity capital markets. »


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