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Baird adds investment banking in China to platform

Baird adds investment banking in China to platform

Thu, 04/09/2008 - 07:00

Baird, an employee-owned international capital markets, private equity, wealth and asset management firm, has expanded its global platform to inclu »

NYSE Euronext improves efficiency of European cash equity markets

NYSE Euronext improves efficiency of European cash equity markets

Thu, 04/09/2008 - 07:00

NYSE Euronext announce is extending  'decimalisation' from today to an additional tranche of 71 European stocks traded on its Amsterdam, Bruss »

Société Générale Securities Services opens new office in Hong Kong

Société Générale Securities Services opens new office in Hong Kong

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 15:27

Société Générale Securities Services has opened a new office in Hong Kong to offer transfer and registrar agent services. »

Custom House and Equity Trust complete merger

Custom House and Equity Trust complete merger

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 07:01

Custom House Global Fund Services Ltd and Equity Trust have completed the formal merger of Equity Trust's Fund Services Business and that of Custom »

CLS announces senior hire from ICAP

CLS announces senior hire from ICAP

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 07:00

CLS Bank International has appointed Roger Rutherford as the new Head of Product Management at CLS Services reporting to Rachael Hoey, Director of »

Change Capital Partners to sell Jil Sander to Onward and GIBO

Change Capital Partners to sell Jil Sander to Onward and GIBO

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 07:00

Change Capital Partners LLP, the private equity firm specialising in retail and consumer industries, has reached agreement to sell Jil Sander AG, t »

Thames River celebrates tenth anniversary of Hillside Apex Fund

Thames River celebrates tenth anniversary of Hillside Apex Fund

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 07:00

The Thames River Hillside Apex Fund, launched in 1998 and managed by Bernt Tallaksen and Mehrdad Noorani, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. »

Venus Capital hires prop desk trader from Fortis

Venus Capital hires prop desk trader from Fortis

Tue, 02/09/2008 - 07:17

Tajinder (Natty) Singh has joined Venus as Boston-based  Venus Capital Management, Inc., the investment management company specialising in Asian investments. »

Peak Partners launches a new specialized fund of hedge funds

Peak Partners launches a new specialized fund of hedge funds

Tue, 02/09/2008 - 07:10

Leading specialist in alternative investment solutions Peak Partners has launched a new fund of hedge funds focusing on asymmetric return strategies on the 1st of May 2008. »

Final close for LaSalle Asia Opportunity Fund III

Final close for LaSalle Asia Opportunity Fund III

Tue, 02/09/2008 - 07:00

LaSalle Investment Management has announced the final closing of LaSalle Asia Opportunity Fund III, the third in a line of successful opportunity f »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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