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Global pandemic prompts 40 per cent of institutional investors to accelerate deployment of capital into European VC funds

Global pandemic prompts 40 per cent of institutional investors to accelerate deployment of capital into European VC funds

Mountside Ventures and ALLOCATE, today released their inaugural annual report entitled, "Capital Behind Venture 2020." The report provides insights on Venture Capital (VC) firms looking to raise funds from Limited Partners (LPs) such as pension funds, university endowments, government agencies, fund-of-funds, and high net worth (HNW) individuals or family offices who actively invest in Europe's growing VC ecosystem.

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"Science will win," says Pfizer

"Science will win," says Pfizer

On Monday, BioNTech and Pfizer announced that their Covid-19 vaccine-in-the-making showed a 90 per cent efficiency rate in a late stage clinical trial, which sent share prices soaring around the world on the back of the scientific breakthrough. 

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Sidetrade and Hyman Capital partnership to provide AI tech for cashflow generation in private equity portfolio companies

Sidetrade and Hyman Capital partnership to provide AI tech for cashflow generation in private equity portfolio companies

Sidetrade, an Artificial Intelligence platform dedicated to accelerating company revenue and cashflow, has partnered with Hyman Capital to help the firm's clients and private equity contacts to adjust quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of cashflow generation.

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How did the investment fund industry stand up during the Covid-19 crisis?

How did the investment fund industry stand up during the Covid-19 crisis?

By Kieran Fox, Irish Funds – We are all well aware of the human and public health cost which Covid-19 has had since March of this year when its impact reverberated around the globe. Although general consensus is that we still have some way to go until there is a vaccine or other resolution to the pandemic, central banks and regulators are now beginning to look into the effect the crisis had on capital markets during the early days of its impact and seeking to learn lessons from this.