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GE Capital appoints director in European leveraged finance business

Tue, 29/06/2010 - 06:11

Dan Matthews has been appointed as an executive director of GE Capital’s European leveraged finance unit. »

Peter Niven, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Clutch of new arrivals endorses Guernsey’s fund credentials

Tue, 29/06/2010 - 05:59

Guernsey’s position as a leading fund domicile has been further endorsed by a series of new administrators and managers establishing a presence in the island. »

NYU president John Sexton

New York University to launch venture fund

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 16:05

New York University plans to create a USD20m venture fund to spur the commercialisation of select technologies developed at NYU and to provide seed funding for start-up companies based on those technologies.  »

Kevan Leggett, managing director of LDC in the South

LDC exits defence business in deal with General Dynamics UK

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 14:23

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has sold its stake in Kylmar, a designer and manufacturer of sensor and optical surveillance systems for military and security applications. »

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Linden closes USD375m investment fund

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 13:20

Linden, a Chicago-based healthcare focused private equity firm, has completed fundraising for Linden Capital Partners II, which closed with USD375m of committed capital and exceeded its target of USD300m and initial cap of USD350m. »

Gas

ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund raises USD1.268bn

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 11:55

ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund has raised approximately USD1.268bn in its common stock offering, assuming full exercise of the underwriters' overallotment option. »

David Lack, partner, Austin Ventures

Austin Ventures to acquire YRC Logistics

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 10:27

YRC Worldwide has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a portion of its YRC Logistics business to Austin Ventures, a private equity investor. »

John Cridland, CBI deputy director-general

Modest pick-up in UK financial services activity

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 06:40

Activity in UK financial services grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since September 2007. »

Chris Rynning, chief executive of Origo

Origo invests in Jinan Eco-Energy Technology

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 06:28

Origo Partners has made an investment of up to USD6.65m for a 20 per cent equity stake in Jinan Eco-Energy Technology, a Chinese provider and operator of recycling systems for waste plastic and scrap-tyres. »

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Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets acquisition finance hires North West head

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 06:11

Neil Price has been appointed to head up the North West team at Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets acquisition finance, which provides leveraged finance to support private equity-backed transactions.  »

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