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Target Partners appoints new partner

Venture capital firm Target Partners has appointed Dr Marc Gumpinger as a venture partner. »


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Mercia invests GBP200,000 in Edge Case Games

Technology investor Mercia Fund Management has made a GBP200,000 investment in Edge Case Game, the team behind the space flight combat game Strike Suit Zero. »


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Zeus appoints head of corporate broking and research director

Investment banking boutique Zeus Capital has appointed Adam Pollock and Michael Allen. »


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Five Continents launches governance services offering

Five Continents Financial Limited, a Cayman Islands-based asset management and corporate services company, has launched its governance services offering, which will be headed by former Deloitte partner Glen Wigney. »


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Quantum Capital closes initial private equity fund

Quantum Capital Partners, founded by turnaround specialist Steffen Görig, has held a first and final close for its inaugural private equity fund after less than nine months of fundraising. »


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Q2 investments by EMEA PE firms fall year-on-year, says S&P Capital IQ

Investments by private equity (PE) firms in the European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region slowed in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, according to S&P Capital IQ. »


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RateSetter matches record GBP30m in loans in Spetember

UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lender RateSetter forged ahead in September, matching over GBP30m in loans. »


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Dragon Capital Group makes partial exit from Vinamilk

Dragon Capital Group, a Vietnam-based private equity fund management company, has made a partial exit from Vinamilk, the biggest dairy company in Vietnam. »


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LDC backs GBP42m MBO of manufacturer Eley Group from IMI plc

Mid-market private equity house LDC has completed a significant investment to support the GBP42 million management buy-out (MBO) of Eley Group from Birmingham-headquartered engineering business IMI plc. »


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Tungsten completes DocuSphere acquisition

Tungsten Corporation, the global electronic trading network, has acquired DocuSphere, a provider of accounts payable automation solutions.  »


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