London Business Angel’s new £250k SEIS Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2012 now open for business

30 October, 2012

London Business Angels ( LBA) is delighted to announce that its new FSA Regulated £250k SEIS Roundtable Syndicate fund is now open for business with all LBA member’s cash invested held by the Fund’s Registrars. The launch of LBA’s first SEIS fund follows LBA’s three previous HMRC Approved EIS Funds which have raised over £1m[…]

Deutsche Bank research reveals dramatic transformation in investor evaluation of hedge funds

29 October, 2012

Deutsche Bank today revealed a fundamental shift in the depth and nature of due diligence carried out by hedge fund investors. A study that polled senior professionals at leading fund-of-funds and consultants in Europe, representing over $411 billion in hedge funds assets under management1, shows operational due diligence teams are now viewed as a partner[…]

Actis raises US$278m for real estate in Africa

9 October, 2012

Actis has confirmed the final close of its second African real estate fund, Actis Africa Real Estate 2, with total commitments of US$278m. The fund will focus on retail and office developments in East, West and Southern Africa, excluding South Africa. Actis’s ten person real estate team has already established a visible portfolio for the[…]

The Longreach Group announces Final Close of Longreach Capital Partners 2

4 October, 2012 Hong Kong/Tokyo

The Longreach Group is pleased to announce the final closing of the funds comprising Longreach Capital Partners 2 (“LCP2”), effective as at 30 September 2012, with total commitments of US$400 million. LCP2 received commitments from a diverse and high quality global Limited Partner base. Through LCP2, The Longreach Group will continue its strategy of focusing[…]

Global Infrastructure Partners announces the US$8.25 billion final close of its second fund, GIP II

3 October, 2012 NEW YORK, LONDON, SYDNEY

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent global infrastructure investor, announced today that it has completed fund raising for its second fund, GIP II. Total investor commitments to GIP II are US$8.25 billion. GIP now has over US$15 billion in assets under management. GIP invests in high quality infrastructure assets that provide essential services in[…]