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Veit O Schuhen joins FinSource to develop European business

Veit O Schuhen joins FinSource to develop European business

Mon, 11/09/2006 - 06:58

SA-based FinSource, the international fund administrator, has boosted its senior management team with the appointment of Veit O Schuhen, as Director Specialised Fund Services & Europea »

Valu-Trac launches World Wide Strategy Fund

Valu-Trac launches World Wide Strategy Fund

Mon, 11/09/2006 - 06:57

Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited has launched a new Irish-listed global equities fund with an 'alternatives' twist. »

Fink to step down as Man Group Chief Executive next April

Fink to step down as Man Group Chief Executive next April

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 07:00

Effective 1 April 2007, Man Group plc Finance Director Peter Clarke will be appointed Group Chief Executive, and present Chief Executive Stanley Fink will become non-executive Deputy Chair »

Sagard acquires stake in Olympia Group

Sagard acquires stake in Olympia Group

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 07:00

Private equity group Sagard is acquiring a significant stake in the Paris-based funds of hedge funds specialist Olympia Group, founded by Marc Landeau. »

Kleinwort Benson launches onshore absolute return fund range

Kleinwort Benson launches onshore absolute return fund range

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 06:59

Kleinwort Benson has launched two new multi-asset absolute return funds designed to minimise risk whilst delivering long term performance relative to a cash-based benchmark.< »

Strategy outweighs cheap debt as next year&#039;s deal driver says bullish European M&amp;A industry

Strategy outweighs cheap debt as next year's deal driver says bullish European M&A industry

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 06:58

The UK will dominate European M&A activity in the coming year but Germany is the focus of greatest optimism, finds the M&A Monitor conducted for IntraLinks, provider of On-Demand W »

New launch from Shore Capital

New launch from Shore Capital

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 06:57

Shore Capital is planning to launch the Puma Sphera hedge fund on 1 December, replicating a proven long-short equity strategy managed by Tel Aviv-based Sphera Fund Management since 2001. »

Guernsey Funds 2006

Guernsey Funds 2006

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 06:56

Guernsey, one of Europe's leading jurisdictions for offshore fund services, will stage its London conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London SW1 on Wedne »

Comment: The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will have a structural impact on the financial sector

Comment: The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will have a structural impact on the financial sector

Thu, 07/09/2006 - 07:00

Eric Derobert of Caceis summarises the implications of MIFID on the European financial services sector. »

Stephan Fritz joins Harcourt Investment Consulting AG as Managing Partner

Stephan Fritz joins Harcourt Investment Consulting AG as Managing Partner

Thu, 07/09/2006 - 06:59

Harcourt Investment Consulting AG has made an important addition to its management team with Stephan Fritz joining the firm as Managing Partner.   »

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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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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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