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Tikehau IM’s Novo 2 Fund assists LFB expansion with EUR25m investment

Tikehau IM’s Novo 2 Fund assists LFB expansion with EUR25m investment

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:51

The Novo 2 Fund, which is managed by Tikehau IM, has finalised its participation in a Euro PP private placement for the Laboratoire Français du Fractionnement et des Biotechnologies (LFB). The Fund invested EUR25 million in this EUR124 million unlisted bond issue maturing in 2023. »

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:53

Macquarie Investment Management (MIM), the investment management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Dominic Janssens as the firm’s new global chief operations officer, based at its global headquarters in Philadelphia. »

PIMCO Names Craig Dawson Head of PIMCO EMEA

PIMCO Names Craig Dawson Head of PIMCO EMEA

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:50

PIMCO has named Craig Dawson as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, replacing Bill Benz who is retiring after a 30-year career at the company. »

MSCI appoints Jana Haines as Americas Head of Equity Index Products

MSCI appoints Jana Haines as Americas Head of Equity Index Products

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:49

MSCI Inc has appointed Jana Haines to the position of Head of Equity Index Products for the Americas. She will report to Diana Tidd following her recent appointment to Global Head of Equity Index Products. »

SL Capital Partners forms new partnership to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio

SL Capital Partners forms new partnership to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:33

SL Capital Partners has entered into an agreement to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio from 1 February 2016.  SL Capital is a subsidiary of Standard Life Investments.  »

David Payne

Cost-efficiencies for start‑ups and family offices

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:48

For many start-up fund managers, the prospect of setting up a hedge fund in today's regulatory climate can feel like swimming upstream. That is why the turnkey solution offered by fund administrators, which allows managers to work with one service provider to get all aspects of their fund up and running, is still so appealing.  »

Rachael McDonald

BVI’s M&A environment still as buoyant as ever

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:45

Despite being a relatively new entrant to the BVI, global law firm Mourant Ozannes is fielding its fair share of enquiries in relation to fund formation. The firm established its BVI office with Corporate, Finance and Litigation practices in 2012, followed 18 months later by its investment funds practice.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Fund administrators look to broaden value‑added services

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:40

Since the BVI introduced the Approved Manager regime at the end of 2012 demand has been encouraging, but it has taken time to build. Currently, there are 101 Approved Investment Managers licensed in the BVI, based on figures published by the Islands' financial regulator, the BVI Financial Services Commission (as of 30 September 2015).  »

Niels Herbold

ATU enjoys organic growth on the back of restructuring

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:37

ATU Fund Administrators (BVI) Limited was the first fund administrator to receive a license from the Financial Services Commission in the BVI on 30th December, 1997. By the early 2000s it had grown to become the largest fund administrator on the islands.  »

Mara Spencer

Ability to support managers in different growth stages

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:34

Currently, there are 101 Approved Investment Managers licensed in the BVI, based on figures published by the Islands' financial regulator, the BVI Financial Services Commission (as of 30 September 2015).  »

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