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Declan O’Sullivan, head of Dechert’s Dublin team

Dechert opens Dublin office

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 12:04

Law firm Dechert has opened its Dublin office and is expanding its European funds practice. »

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Bill Tella joins DW Healthcare Partners’ executive in residence programme

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 12:00

DW Healthcare Partners, a healthcare focused private equity firm, has appointed William Tella, former president of Curative Specialty Pharmacy, to its executive in residence programme. »

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Eurazeo in negotiations with Carlyle for divestiture of B&B Hotels

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 10:58

Investment company Eurazeo has entered a period of exclusive negotiations with private equity firm The Carlyle Group for the divestiture of B&B Hotels. »

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Grant Thornton expands corporate advisory and restructuring services

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 10:25

Grant Thornton, the US member firm of audit, tax and advisory organisation Grant Thornton International, has admitted Michael Imber and Jim Porter as principals to its corporate advisory and restructuring services practice. »

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Water Street invests in Medical Specialties Distributors

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 06:49

Water Street Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on healthcare, has acquired Medical Specialties Distributors. »

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Disney sells Miramax Films to Filmyard Holdings

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 06:30

The Walt Disney Company has sold Miramax Films to Filmyard Holdings, a company in which Colony Capital is a partner, for over USD660m subject to certain adjustments. »

Michael Dubyak, chairman and chief executive officer of Wright Express

Wright Express to acquire Australian fleet and pre-paid card provider

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 06:15

Wright Express, a provider of payment processing and information management services to the US commercial and government fleet industry, has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire the Australian assets of Retail Decisions consisting of its fleet and prepaid card businesses. »

David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of The Carlyle Group

Carlyle Beijing RMB Fund completes first closing and is ready to invest

Sun, 01/08/2010 - 16:18

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has held the first closing of its RMB Fund, which is now ready to invest. »

Mark Angelo, chief executive of Yorkville

Yorkville Advisors completes 20th equity financing in 2010

Sun, 01/08/2010 - 16:10

Yorkville Advisors, the alternative investment firm, has completed its 20th standby equity distribution agreement, a proprietary equity financing, for 2010. »

Carlos Coe, Xtreme Power chief executive

Xtreme Power closes on USD29.5m financing round

Sun, 01/08/2010 - 15:00

Xtreme Power, a provider of power resources for utility-scale power management and energy storage systems, has closed a USD29.5m financing round co-led by Bessemer Venture Partners, The Dow Chemical Company through its venture capital group, and existing investor Sail Venture Partners. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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