GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

27 05 2016

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson, Founder of Carlson Capital, an USD8 billion alternative asset management firm based in Texas, to its Board. The HFSB is the global standard-setting body for the hedge fund industry and custodian of the Hedge Fund Standards. The addition of Carlson to the HFSB board reflects.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

14 11 2014

Conifer Financial Services celebrates 25 years in the industry

The Conifer Group, which merged with Vastardis Capital to form Conifer Financial Services – an asset services firm offering front to back capabilities across all asset classes to pensions, endowments, family offices, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, RIAs and traditional asset managers – is celebrating 25 years.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

21 03 2014

Carey Olsen appoints new counsel in London

Corporate and finance lawyer Claire McConway has been appointed of counsel within the British Virgin Islands (BVI) practice of multi-jurisdictional offshore law firm Carey Olsen. In this London-based role, McConway, who has practised corporate law for nine years at international UK and US firms in London, will focus on developing the firm's Russian.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

25 02 2014

Cinven to invest in Medpace

European private equity firm Cinven has acquired a majority investment in Medpace for a total consideration of USD915m from CCMP Capital Advisors.Medpace is a global contract research organisation (CRO) business providing management services to the R&D departments of pharma, biotech and medical device clients to help plan and oversee their.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

14 01 2014

Houlihan Lokey appoints Lionel Leventhal as head of royalty and revenue interest financing

Lionel Leventhal has joined Houlihan Lokey’s illiquid financial asset (IFA) practice as a managing director and head of royalty and revenue interest financing.He will focus primarily on royalty monetizations and revenue interest financings in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics subsectors with a broader mandate.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

10 12 2013

Walt Doyle joins Highland Capital Partners as venture partner

Venture capital firm Highland Capital Partners has appointed consumer media and technology expert Walt Doyle as a venture partner in the firm’s Cambridge, Massachusetts office.A veteran of both the Bay Area and Boston entrepreneurial ecosystems, Doyle has built companies at the epicentre of mobile, location and payments.....

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07 11 2013

Exhilway Private Equity to invest USD1bn in India

Emerging markets private equity fund Exhilway Global (EG) is to invest USD1bn in India, and will launch its flagship Exhilway Global Opportunities Fund (EGO) next month.The fund, which plans to raise over USD2bn from the accredited investors based in US, Canada and UK, will operate under the newly introduced JOBS Act and plans to promote its EGO.......

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07 11 2013

Permira acquires Bestinvest

Bestinvest, the UK wealth manager and online investment service, is to be acquired by a company owned by the Permira funds for an undisclosed sum.The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to complete in the first quarter of 2014. Founded in 1986, Bestinvest is a UK private client investment group that provides a.......

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28 10 2013

FARAZAD INVESTMENTS WON IAIR BANKING & FINANCE AWARDS

Farazad Investments won the IAIR BANKING & FINANCE AWARDS as Excellence in Financial Services - Boutique – Turkey with the following motivation:   For its success in the project funding sector despite the global downturn. Thanks to its CEO’s ability to establish credit lines with various banks, Farazad Investments has been.......

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10 10 2013

Venture Capital & Private Equity scenarios for Biotech Companies - Exclusive Interview with Anne Kim, Vice President - Quadria Capital

During the Asia Biotech Investment, held in Hong Kong the 4th and 5th of June, Anne Kim spoke about China's changing biotech scene. Anne Kim is a Vice President with Quadria Capital, a private equity fund specializing in Asian healthcare. Previously, she was a healthcare venture capitalist with InvestorAB in New York and a healthcare.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

26 07 2013

Electra refinances Park Resorts

Clearwater Corporate Finance’s debt advisory and real estate team has advised holiday caravan park operator Park Resorts on its recent debt and equity refinance of the company.The deal team was led by partner and head of debt advisory Chris Smith with support from director Paddy Bamford.....

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

19 07 2013

JP Anderson forms Sierra Leone private equity fund

JP Anderson has formed a new private equity fund, The Sierra Leone Development Fund I, which will promote economic development in Sierra Leone, West Africa.JP Anderson is looking to raise and invest USD100m in small to medium-sized businesses and government related agency projects.  The fund will seek minority stakes of USD5m to USD10m in.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

17 05 2013

NBGI Private Equity appoints Tim Kelly as second senior adviser

NBGI Private Equity (NBGIPE) has appointed food and drinks industry veteran Tim Kelly as the second member of a panel of senior industry advisers.NBGIPE, a private equity firm that typically invests in UK businesses of between GBP5m and GBP50m in enterprise value, earlier this month announced that it was increasing its strategic focus around three.......

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GLOBAL ECONOMY - Private Equity

10 05 2013

Templine acquires A&A Recruitment

Logistics recruitment company Templine EmploymentAgency, which is backed by private equity house Key Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of A&A Recruitment.Ashby-de-la-Zouch-based A&A Recruitment is a well-established agency with 27 years’ experience, a reputation for high service levels and a significant profile in the.......

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05 04 2013

North Castle Partners invests in Ignite USA

North Castle Partners and its co-investors have completed an investment of growth capital in Ignite USA, a developer and marketer of reusable, environmentally friendly thermal mugs and hydration bottles.North Castle is a private equity firm focused on investments in consumer-driven companies that promote healthy, active and sustainable.......

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22 02 2013

Crestview Partners and management acquire Victory Capital Management from KeyCorp

Private equity firm Crestview Partners has teamed up with employees of Victory Capital Management to acquire the firm for USD246m from KeyCorp.On completion of the transaction, Victory will be an independent firm with the senior management team, portfolio managers and other employees owning a significant amount of the outstanding equity. The.......

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26 10 2012

HIG Capital completes sale of Texas Honing

Private equity firm HIG Capital has completed the sale of Texas Honing (THI), an engineering-enabled producer of high precision components used in oilfield drilling, completion, and production systems worldwide.After the transaction, the company will be included in the Forged Products segment of Precision Castparts Corporation.Based near Houston,.......

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12 10 2012

Longitude Capital closes second life sciences fund with USD385m in commitments

The fund exceeded its target of USD325m. The fund is the successor to Longitude's inaugural investment vehicle, Longitude Venture Partners, which closed in July 2008 at USD325m and exceeded its target of USD250m. Juliet Tammenoms Bakker, Longitude co-founder and managing director, says: "Longitude's venture growth strategy in life sciences.......

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11 10 2012

After Swank, Kelso & Co to merge audiovisual companies

New York private equity firm Kelso & Co has made its fifth investment this year after buying event technology company Swank Audio Visuals.The company provides audiovisual services for more than 375 hotels, resorts and conference centres across the US, Canada and the Middle East.Kelso said it plans to merge the business with.......

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