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Dominic Silvester, Enstar

Enstar reinsures QBE legacy US business

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 10:57

One of Enstar Group’s wholly-owned subsidiaries has entered into a conditional agreement with a subsidiary of QBE Insurance Group to reinsure its US multi-line property and casualty business.  »

Piper Jaffray and CIBC enter exclusive equity research distribution agreement

Piper Jaffray and CIBC enter exclusive equity research distribution agreement

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 12:48

Piper Jaffray Companies, an investment bank and asset management firm, is entering into an exclusive equity research distribution agreement with the capital markets arm of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). »

Christopher M Kearns, BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon appointed successor depositary for Credit Suisse ADR programme

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:13

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Credit Suisse as the successor depositary bank for its American depositary receipt (ADR) programme. »

SyndicateRoom publishes growth hunter study

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 08:42

The online investment platform, SyndicateRoom, which allows individuals to invest alongside the professionals, has published its study ‘Rise of the Growth Hunters’. »

Charles Trafton, FlowPoint

Crow Point Partners and FlowPoint form partnership

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 08:56

Crow Point Partners (CPP), an investment adviser providing global alternative investment management solutions, has entered a strategic partnership with FlowPoint Capital Partners. »

Steven A Kandarian, MetLife

MetLife board approves USD3bn share repurchase

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:27

The board of directors of MetLife has approved a new USD3 billion authorisation for the company to repurchase its common stock. »

Ted Morgan, Abel Noser

Abel Noser finalises MBO with Estancia Capital

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:09

Abel Noser has finalised the management-led buyout (MBO) of the firm along with private equity fund Estancia Capital Partners. »

Steve Higman, REG

REG signs BlackRock asset management contract

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 13:26

REG Power Management has signed an asset management contract with BlackRock for the recently constructed 18MW Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm in Devon, England.  »

Michael Falcone, MMA Capital Management

MMA Capital and TSSP form solar lending joint venture

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 08:38

MMA Capital Management has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of TSSP, a special situations investment platform, to form a solar lending joint venture.  »

Raiffeisen-Leasing completes EUR440m securitisation transaction

Raiffeisen-Leasing completes EUR440m securitisation transaction

Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:52

The EIB Group, consisting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF), has supported a Raiffeisen-Leasing securitisation transaction of EUR440 million. »

Steve Boyle, Legal & General

Legal & General completes GBP175m refinancing of Arora Group debt

Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:27

Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets (LGIM Real Assets) has completed a new loan to the Arora Group, for GBP175 million over 15 years, refinancing existing debt for Arora in the current low interest rate environment. »

Kleinwort Benson appointed corporate finance adviser to Circuit of Wales

Kleinwort Benson appointed corporate finance adviser to Circuit of Wales

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 10:34

Kleinwort Benson’s private merchant banking (PMB) team has been appointed as corporate finance adviser to the Circuit of Wales (CofW) development at Ebbw Vale in Blaenau Gwent, Wales. »

NTR secures GBP27.3m debt facility for 18MW wind project

NTR secures GBP27.3m debt facility for 18MW wind project

Tue, 18/10/2016 - 11:07

NTR has closed its second project debt facility this year with Ulster Bank, securing a GBP27.3 million (circa EUR30 million) project finance debt facility. »

Gerard Ferguson, J2 Capital

Front Street Capital to sell Jemekk to J2 Capital

Mon, 17/10/2016 - 09:44

Front Street Capital is to sell Jemekk Capital Management to J2 Capital Management, a newly created corporation controlled by Gerard Ferguson. »

Christopher M Kearns, BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon appointed as depositary bank by Banco Santander

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 09:20

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Banco Santander as the successor depositary bank for its American depositary receipt (ADR) programme. »

Tom Callahan, BlackRock

Hazeltree partners with BlackRock to automate cash sweeps

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 13:56

Hazeltree, a provider of integrated buy-side treasury management solutions, has added BlackRock to the partner network of Hazeltree LiquidityWeb, an integrated cash management and sweep platform. »

Markus Voigt, AREAM

AREAM and Greentale Capital establish JV for investments in renewable energy

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:10

AREAM and Greentale Capital have established a joint venture that will leverage the combined experience of two teams in the renewable energy and investment management industries. »

Tom Carr, Preqin

Global infrastructure deal activity declines for second consecutive quarter

Wed, 05/10/2016 - 07:54

Transaction activity in the infrastructure remains healthy, with 289 deals worth an aggregate USD75 billion, a slight drop in the number of deals and combined deal value for a second successive quarter. »

Tanguy Claquin, Crédit Agricole

SEB supports MuniFins first Green Bond

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 16:00

Nordic corporate bank SEB is acting as one of the lead managers for MuniFin’s inaugural USD500 million five-year RegS/144A Green Bond transaction. »

King & Wood Mallesons advises Inflexion on MBO of Bedell Trust

King & Wood Mallesons advises Inflexion on MBO of Bedell Trust

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 14:17

King & Wood Mallesons has advised Inflexion Private Equity on the management buyout of Bedell Trust, a corporate, fund and fiduciary administration company. »

SEB appoints Hermes for stewardship services

SEB appoints Hermes for stewardship services

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 10:43

Hermes Investment Management’s engagement team, Hermes EOS, has been appointed by SEB Investment Management to provide engagement and screening services. »

TA Associates backs MBO of GSAM’s Australian investment capabilities and fund platform

TA Associates backs MBO of GSAM’s Australian investment capabilities and fund platform

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 10:13

Growth private equity firm TA Associates is to back a management buyout (MBO) of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s (GSAM) Australian-focused investment capabilities and fund platform. »

Zurich signs GBP600m longevity transaction with Pirelli

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 09:43

Pensions provider Zurich has entered two longevity swap transactions covering liabilities of GBP600 million for the Pirelli General Pension and Life Assurance Fund and the Pirelli Tyres Limited 1988 Pension and Life Assurance Fund. »

Mariner Investment Group closes USD503m CLO

Mariner Investment Group closes USD503m CLO

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 07:21

Alternative asset manager Mariner Investment Group has closed a USD503 million collateralised loan obligation (CLO), the third such transaction by Mariner's leveraged credit team. »

Maples assists AerGen in debut ABS issuance

Maples assists AerGen in debut ABS issuance

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 10:02

Maples and Calder and Maples Fiduciary has assisted AerGen in connection with the USD324.7 million asset backed loan securitisation of a portfolio of 19 narrow body aircraft by Harbour Aircraft Investments.  »

Prudential closes fourth longevity reinsurance deal with Legal & General

Prudential closes fourth longevity reinsurance deal with Legal & General

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:48

Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company and Legal & General have completed their fourth longevity reinsurance transaction together. 

 »

OST advises RBS in UK’s first floating solar project financing deal

OST advises RBS in UK’s first floating solar project financing deal

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 10:24

OST Energy, an independent engineering consultancy, has teamed with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and solar energy company Lightsource Renewable Energy to bring Europe’s largest floating photovoltaic (PV) solar project to completion. »

Apex closes USD40 million debt investment

Apex closes USD40 million debt investment

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 13:19

Apex Fund Services has closed a USD40 million credit facility with global credit investment firm Highbridge Principal Strategies. »

Anglo-Chinese consortium signs agreement for EUR230m power plant in Serbia

Anglo-Chinese consortium signs agreement for EUR230m power plant in Serbia

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 08:30

UK-based Scarborough Group International and state-owned China National Electric Engineering Co (CNEEC) have signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement for the development of a EUR230 million (USD255 million) 240 MW combined cycle natural gas fuelled heat and power plant project in the city of Loznica, Serbia. »

L&G completes GBP750m pension buy-in for ICI pension fund

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 13:23

Legal & General Group has completed a GBP750 million pension buy-in transaction for the ICI Pension Fund (ICI PF). »

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GFM Special Report: Luxembourg Fund Services 2016

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Hedge Fund Administration M&A 2016

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US Hedge Fund Services 2016

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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016

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