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Bitwise launches first private cryptocurrency index fund

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 10:56

Bitwise Asset Management has launched its first cryptocurrency index fund, the Bitwise HOLD 10 Private Index Fund, following the closing of a USD4 million seed round. »

Thomas Norton, Cold Creek

Crow Point Partners partners with Cold Creek Capital

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:12

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

Jonathan Punter, Punter Southall

Punter Southall Group to merge actuarial, investment consulting and administration businesses with Xafinity

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 08:33

The Punter Southall Group is planning to merge its actuarial, investment consulting and administration businesses with Xafinity in a deal worth up to GBP153 million. »

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LeapFrog launches Investments Talent Accelerator

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 09:26

LeapFrog Investments has launched the LeapFrog Investments Talent Accelerator (LITA), which it claims is the private equity industry’s first talent development programme for CEOs, C-suite executives and middle managers in emerging market growth firms. »

Anvaraly Jiva, Linedata

Linedata unveils new brand identity and enhanced product offering

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 10:41

Linedata, a solutions and outsourcing services provider to the investment management and credit finance industries, has launched a new brand identity and enhanced its product offering. »

Jack Klinck, Elsen

Elsen raises USD2.4m in seed funding round

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:55

Elsen, a Platform-as-a-Service company for large financial institutions, has raised USD2.4 million in a seed extension round led by Hyperplane Venture Capital with participation from Accomplice, Launch Capital and hand-picked angel investors from the startup and financial community. »

Nicolas Moreau, Deutsche AM

Deutsche Asset Management to adopt DWS as global umbrella brand

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:27

Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) is to adopt DWS as the new global umbrella brand for all of its asset management business lines – active, passive and alternative, both institutional and retail. »

Emil Nguy, Income Partners

Sequoia China becomes strategic investor of Income Partners Asset Management

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 18:19

Sequoia China has become a strategic investor of Income Partners, an independent Asia Fixed Income asset manager, managing primarily single issuer and sovereign bonds across both US Dollar and Asian local currencies, with a focus on offshore and onshore Renminbi. »

Stephane Boujnah, Euronext

Euronext acquires Irish Stock Exchange

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:37

Euronext has expanded its ‘Federal model’ with the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares and voting rights of The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) for EUR137 million. »

Robert Stein, Astor

JMP Group invests in Astor Investment Management

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 20:07

Harvest Capital Strategies, the asset management subsidiary of investment banking and alternative asset management firm JMP Group, has made a minority investment in Astor Investment Management, a Chicago-based registered investment advisor with USD1.9 billion of assets under management. »

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