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Picochip completes USD9m debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 16:13

Picochip, a supplier of femtocell technology and silicon, has completed a USD9m debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank, the commercial banking division of SVB Financial Group. »

Juan Barnechea, Riverside origination director

Riverside strengthens cleantech focus

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 14:01

Private equity firm Riverside is expanding its efforts to invest in clean technology companies as the firm anticipates strong growth in alternative energy and energy efficiency markets. »

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Pomona Capital hires Sebastien Bowen in London

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 13:24

Private equity firm Pomona Capital has hired Sebastien Bowen in London team as an investment director to focus on secondary investment analysis and deal sourcing in Europe.  »

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PE and VC funds post fifth consecutive quarter of positive returns

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 12:00

The quarter ending 30 June 2010 marked the continuation of a five-quarter trend of positive returns in private equity and venture capital funds, according to Cambridge Associates, a provider of research and investment advice to institutional investors and private clients. »

Kevin Skillern, managing director of venture capital at GE Energy Financial Services

GE Energy joins North Bridge in investment in CoolPlanetBiofuels

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 11:20

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, has joined a USD8m funding round for CoolPlanetBioFuels, a start-up company developing a technology that converts low-grade biomass into high-grade fuel and carbon that can be sequestered. »

Carlos Santana, director of Advent International in Spain

Advent International acquires Spanish property valuation firm

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 11:08

Private equity firm Advent International has acquired Tinsa, a Spanish property valuation firm, from its founding partners. »

Jean-Marc Savi de Tové, CDC’s portfolio director for Africa

CDC to back SMEs in West Africa with EUR8m investment

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 10:50

Small and medium-sized businesses in Francophone West Africa will receive commercial investment thanks to a EUR8m investment by CDC, the UK’s development finance institution. »

Norm Fogelsong, IVP general partner

Institutional Venture Partners leads financing in Marketo

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 10:30

Marketo, a provider of revenue performance management solutions, has secured additional funding to fuel its growth. »

Douglas D’Agata, Dutchess Capital research director

Dutchess provides ELF financings for mining and resources companies

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 10:12

Dutchess Capital has recently provided equity line facilities for several more mining and resources companies. »

Kevin Whittle, partner at Sovereign

Sovereign Capital’s Choice Care Group acquires Excel Support Services

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 06:14

Choice Care Group, Sovereign Capital’s portfolio healthcare company, has acquired Excel Support Services, which provides supported living for people with learning disabilities. »

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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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Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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