Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 2 hours ago
Jul 10 2007 | 10:07am ET
AXA Private Equity has held a final close of its AXA Expansion Fund II, small-cap buyout fund, at €353 million (US$480.9 million).
The new fund focuses on medium-sized companies—those valued at less than €100 million (US$136.3 million)—seeking a financial partner to boost growth. It has already committed over 14% of its total assets to companies including Synerlab, a French designer of pharmaceutical products; Flex Group, a German-based manufacturer of highly-engineered hand-held power tools; and Welcome Real-time, an international developer of payment software.
“With our team of 12 French, German and Italian small-cap buyout professionals, AXA Private Equity has a particularly strong position allowing us to identify and seize the best investment opportunities in the euro zone,” said Dominique Gaillard, a member of AXA Private Equity’s management board.
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…
High frequency trading is not evil, it is not a conspiracy and it really is not new; it is the natural evolution of the professional trading community making markets, providing liquidity and hopefully...