SimCorp has launched new modules and enhancements for Release 6.3 of its flagship solution, SimCorp Dimension, including a new Alternative Investments Manager, which enables buy-side firms to handle illiquid, alternative investment types, such as Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure, alongside more traditional assets.
NanoFlex Limited, an early stage sensor design company, has secured GBP250,000 of funding from NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).
Lightful, a social media and campaign management platform for charities and social enterprises, has raised a GBP4 million in its Series A funding round.
2017 was another record-breaking year for Idinvest’s Private Debt division, with almost EUR900 million invested in 45 companies during the year, including Accès Industrie, Ask Chemicals, Auvesy, Europart, Frostkrone, Iberchem, Organic Alliance, Remade in France, Scalian, Square consulting, Staci, ProXES and Wer Liefert Was.
Doug Barrowman & Baroness Michelle Mone OBE have joined forces to launch EQUI, a new cryptocurrency-powered investment platform which is aiming to open up venture capital to a wider audience, providing access to vetted, early-stage high-growth tech companies.
GCM Grosvenor has completed the final close of its Secondary Opportunities Fund II (GSF II) with USD700 million in committed capital. GSF II, which held its first close in May of 2017, reached its hard cap.
Schiff Hardin has appointed Mauricio Beugelmans as a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Financial Markets and Products Practice Groups in San Francisco.
Ironwood Capital has exited its investment in Gold Medal Services (Gold Medal) by selling the company to Kinderhook Industries (Kinderhook).
Cathay Capital North American-Sino Fund (Cathay Capital) has led the recapitalisation of Innovative Office Products (Innovative), a North American designer and manufacturer of office and workspace ergonomic and related products including monitor arms, sit-stand workstations, multi-monitor mounts and desk stands, point-of-sale (POS) mounts and healthcare and specialty Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) mounting solutions.
Ropes & Gray has advised Groupe Rocher, one of France’s largest privately-held businesses with over 17,000 employees, in a definitive agreement to acquire Arbonne International, whose holding company is Natural Products Group (NPG).