Mark O'Hare, Preqin

European alternatives industry hits EUR1.62 trillion in assets

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 08:37

Although the macroeconomic picture for Europe has been muted in the past 24 months, the continent’s alternatives industry is moving from strength to strength, according to Preqin’s second annual Alternatives in Europe report in published in partnership with Amundi. »

LDC’s Mitrefinch reports double-digit growth

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 13:46

LDC-backed Mitrefinch, one of the UK’s leading developers of human capital management (HCM) software, has recorded double-digit revenue growth following a year of expansion at home and overseas. »

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Crystal Capital Partners reports 46 per cent growth in advisory relationships

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:15

Crystal Capital Partners, the operator of an alternative investments platforms for financial advisors and their qualified purchaser (QP) investors, has reported 46 per cent growth in its advisory partnerships since January 2018. »

Sector-focused PE-funds outperform generalist PE funds by almost 5 per cent

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 10:33

Research from Cambridge Associates, the global investment firm, shows that investments by sector-specialist private equity funds outperform those made by generalist private equity funds by 4.7 per cent. »

Whitehelm marks third anniversary of Listed Core Infrastructure Fund

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:35

Whitehelm Capital’s Listed Core Infrastructure Fund (LCIF) has passed its third anniversary achieving a return of 16.5 per cent pa gross of fees and 15.3 per cent pa net of fees, in GBP unhedged, since inception on 31 May 2016. »

Pat Lardner, Irish Funds

Assets in Irish domiciled funds reach all-time high of EUR2.64 trillion

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 16:05

Irish Funds, the representative body for the global cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has reported an increase in assets in Irish domiciled funds of 9 per cent over the last quarter, to an all-time high of EUR2.64 trillion according to the latest data from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). »

Growth soars at GCA Altium as global revenues top GBP180m

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 13:05

Global advisory firm GCA Altium has continued to expand its international presence across Europe and Asia in FY18 as total revenues have reached GBP181 million. »

Private tech growth companies significantly outperform key equity benchmarks in Q4 2018

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:39

Late-stage, venture-backed tech companies significantly outperformed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Technology Index in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the SharesPost US Private Growth Index.  »

2018 was a ‘golden year’ for private equity funds, says eFront

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 09:28

Private equity funds globally have continued their strong showing of recent years, with performance stabilising at levels close to the record set in 2017, according to eFront’s latest Quarterly Private Equity Performance report. »

Shearwater Aero Capital sees strong growth in 2018

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 13:40

Shearwater Aero Capital, a global corporate aviation finance specialist, enjoyed strong growth in 2018, with the year representing around 60 per cent of its business to date since its launch in 2014. »


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