Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Sep 28 2007 | 11:30am ET
Swiss buyout shop CGS Management last month held a final close on its second fund, CGS II, at 130 million Swiss francs (US$111 million). Investors in the new offering include leading European Banks, private equity funds of funds and family offices.
CGS II will continue the firm’s buy-and-build strategy and focus mainly on small buyouts of companies with revenues ranging from $8 million to $68 million located in Switzerland, Germany and other European Countries. The fund will acquire 15-20 companies and in four to five industry groups such as machinery and equipment, electronics and engineering, and plastic production.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...