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How is your firm mitigating technology risk?

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 12:34

Investment risk plays an important role in the life of a hedge fund manager, but technology risk should not. When it comes to your firm’s technology systems and operations, you want things to run efficiently, not add more stress to your already crowded plate. »

Amisha Shah, EzeCastle Integration

Your guide to building a strong human firewall

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 12:28

By Amisha Shah, EzeCastle Integration – With ‘Cybersecurity month’ approaching next month, now is the perfect time for firms to reflect on what’s often classed as a key contributing factor to cyber breaches – its employees. We hate to admit it, but human error tends to be the weakest link of any defence practices firms have in place. »

Brad Rencher, Adobe

Adobe to acquire Marketo in USD4.75bn deal

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:55

Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) is to acquire Marketo, a specialist cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement, in a USD4.75 billion deal, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. »

Global acquires Primesight and Outdoor Plus from PE firms

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:44

Media and entertainment group Global has entered the ‘out of home’ (OOH) sector with the simultaneous purchase of Primesight and Outdoor Plus. »

BTIG adds Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:40

BTIG has hired JT Herman as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions within its Investment Banking division. Herman will be based in San Francisco. »

CVC Capital Partners makes majority interest investment in UnitedLex

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:38

Funds managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC) are to make a majority interest investment in UnitedLex, the pioneer of enterprise legal services for the world’s leading corporations, law firms, and universities. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.   »

Noerr advises Aleph Capital Partners and Crestview Partners on EUR260 million financing of run-off specialist DARAG

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:33

Noerr has advised the investment companies Aleph Capital Partners and Crestview Partners on a planned EUR260 million investment in the DARAG Group. »

Ironwood Capital invests in Capewell Aerial Systems

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:14

Ironwood Capital has made an investment in Capewell Aerial Systems, a designer and manufacturer of tactical, parachute and aerial delivery products. Founded in 1881, Capewell has been in business for over 130 years. »

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Hedge fund and PE manager EJF Capital hires Senior MD & head of real estate

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:10

Hedge fund and private equity fund manager EJF Capital (EJF) has appointed Asheel Shah as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, effective 1 October 2018. »

Rothschild Merchant Banking closes first US PE fund at more than USD655m

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:08

Rothschild Merchant Banking, the investment arm of Rothschild & Co, is pleased to announce that it has completed the final closing of Five Arrows Capital Partners (FACP), its first corporate private equity vehicle in the United States. »

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