Clearwater International’s private equity team doubles its deal value in 2018


Mon, 18/02/2019 - 09:38

Mid-market advisory firm Clearwater International continues to grow, with 70 per cent of its deals in 2018 having Private Equity (PE) involvement.  »

Global private equity index returns 20 per cent, says Cambridge Associates

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 18:57

The Cambridge Associates Global ex-US Developed Markets Private Equity Index returned 20.4 per cent for the year ending 30 June 2018. »

State Street Global Exchange Private Equity Index decelerated to a 3.03 per cent return in Q3 2018

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 18:54

The State Street Global Exchange Private Equity Index (GXPEI) posted a moderate increase of 3.03 per cent in the third quarter of 2018. »

Siparex achieves a fifth consecutive year of growth in 2018

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 09:30

French private equity investor Siparex recorded a fifth consecutive year of growth in 2018, with business brisk across all of the company’s operating segments. »

Fintech investment reaches record USD31bn in 2018

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 10:35

2018 witnessed the highest level of investment in fintech start-ups on record, with a total disclosed transaction value of USD30.8 billion, according to the latest Fintech M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners. »

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Outperformance by active fund managers plummets in 2018

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 11:02

Far fewer active fund managers outperformed their benchmarks in 2018, according to an analysis of 15 key equity and bond fund segments by Scope. In fact, under a quarter of active equity funds beat benchmarks in 2018 and just 16 per cent of bond funds outperformed. »

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Citco passes USD1 trillion in AUM

Tue, 29/01/2019 - 10:47

The Citco Group of Companies (Citco), a provider of asset servicing solutions to the global alternative investment industry, has passed the USD1 trillion mark for assets under management. »

Prestige Funds’ Nucleus Commercial Finance lends over GBP1bn to UK SME sector

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 09:37

Loans provided by UK-based direct lending specialist Prestige Funds’ Nucleus Commercial Finance, have now exceeded GBP1 billion (USD 1.3 billion). Nucleus is an important partner for Prestige, managing several dedicated loan portfolios to UK SMEs. »

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Prudential Capital Group provides USD12.53bn in private debt to middle-market companies in 2018

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 10:41

Prudential Capital Group provided USD12.53 billion of senior debt and junior capital to over 200 middle-market companies and projects globally in 2018. »

VCT funding up 245 per cent compared to same time last year

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:03

VCT funding so far in January 2019 totals GBP91.3 million, up 245 per cent compared with the same time last January (GBP26.4 million), according to data released by Wealth Club. »

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