Monday, 20 October 2014
Last updated 26 min ago
Sep 26 2011 | 1:18pm ET
The Carlyle Group has acquired a financial monitoring software company.
The $153 billion private equity giant has bought London-based ITRS, it said today. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but Carlyle funded the purchase with its three-year-old Carlyle Europe Technology Partners II fund.
ITRS boasts 600 clients, including eight of the top 10 global investment banks, for its flagship trading infrastructure monitoring system, Geneos. Carlyle has pledged to help ITRS' international expansion effort and its customized product offering effort.
"We are very excited about the prospect of working with Carlyle to support Kevin and his management team in growing the business," ITRS founder Stephen Bates said, referring to CEO Kevin Covington. "We are confident that we now have the optimal team to provide a platform for innovation in products and services, and to deliver growth in international and new markets."
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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