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Hemal Mehta, AtomInvest

AtomInvest aims to democratise investment in alternatives

The summer saw the launch of a new investment platform, AtomInvest, which is designed to democratise access to alternative investment funds across private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. Founder and CEO of AtomInvest Hemal Mehta explains that he has a background in financial services and private equity and had

Philipp Pieper, Swarm Fund

Swarm partners with MakerDAO and integrates Dai token

Blockchain for private equity firm Swarm has partnered with decentralised autonomous organisation MakerDAO to integrate the Dai token into the Swarm platform.   Swarm writes that this will give Swarm’s community of accredited investors a greater capability to lock in crypto prices, using the world’s first decentralised stablecoin on the

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. The firm writes that real estate, private debt, private equity, infrastructure and alternative multi-management


Investors slow to allocate to women-owned and managed hedge funds

Women-owned or managed hedge funds and private equity funds continue to outperform their male counterparts, but 73.5 per cent of investors anticipate that  allocations will remain the same in 2014. That is one of the findings of Women in Alternative Investments: A Marathon, Not a Sprint – Rothstein Kass’s third

Jonathan Sablone, founder and chairperson, Nixon Peabody’s Private Funds Dispute Group

Zombie funds: is it time for managers to finally give up the ghost?

Zombie funds continue to plague the hedge fund world and are gradually extending their reach into the private equity market notes Jonathan Sablone (pictured), founder and chairperson, Nixon Peabody’s Private Funds Dispute Group.  As Reuters alluded to recently, data provided by Preqin suggests that private equity firms have up to

Silver Mountain offers HF operational due diligence

Silver Mountain Group is offering operational due diligence to investors in hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investments. Silver Mountain combines subject matter expertise with a blend of quantitative and qualitative analysis to create reports that add value to its clients’ investment processes. Silver Mountain delivers unbiased opinions


BaltCap Latvia VC fund invests in AGroup

BaltCap, a leading private equity and venture capital investor in the Baltic States, has invested EUR1.5 million in Riga-headquartered IT company AGroup through its BaltCap Latvia Venture Capital Fund, which is part of the EU Structural Fund’s co-financed JEREMIE Holding Fund and managed by the European Investment Fund in Latvia.

Smaller buyouts well ahead of 2010 in H1 2011

The volume and value of lower mid-market investments completed during the first half of 2011 was the highest seen in any six month period since the onset of the financial crisis, according to research from Lyceum Capital and Cass Business School.   Data from The UK Growth Buyout Dashboard –

Mills & Reeve helps nanoTherics Limited secure GBP1million investment

National law firm Mills & Reeve has advised successful technology company, nanoTherics Limited, in relation to a new investment round of over GBP1 million. The investment was made by a syndicate of investors, including existing investor Mercia Technology Seed Fund, Advantage Enterprise & Innovation Fund (managed by Catapult Venture Managers)


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