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PitchBook Benchmarks Reveal Slowing Private Equity Distributions, While Recent Venture Funds Have Returned Capital at a Record Clip

15 Mar
Venture Funds

SEATTLE, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PitchBook, the premier data provider for the private and public markets, today released fund performance data through 2Q 2017 from its stand-alone performance measurement product, PitchBook Benchmarks. The comprehensive performance data is designed to help limited partners (LPs) and general partners (GPs) better understand private market fund performance relative to broader […]

INTL FCStone Financial Enhances Its Offshore Mutual Fund Offering Through Agreement with Allfunds Bank

13 Feb
architecture mirror building for offshore mutual fund

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ: INTL) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, INTL FCStone Financial Inc. (“the Company”), has entered into an agreement with offshore mutual fund distribution platform Allfunds Bank.  The relationship further enhances the offerings of the Company’s Correspondent Clearing Division, which is now the only U.S.-based clearing firm with access to the […]

Pi Capital Advises U.S.-Based Multibillion-Dollar Private Investment Platform on Renewable Energy Acquisitions in Brazil

06 Feb
Solar Farm, Brockville Ontario 2014 (not Brazil)

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pi Capital’s affiliated broker-dealer, Marco Polo Securities Inc. is pleased to announce that it advised Vientos Solutions LLC on the acquisition of controlling interests in two photovoltaic solar generation projects in the State of Bahia, Brazil – SPE Assuruá Geradora de Energia Solar S.A. and UFV Verde Vale III, Ltda. Terms of the […]

Guernsey Funds Sector Sees Consecutive Year-on-year Growth

08 Jan
Guernsey funds sector

The total value of Guernsey funds grew by approximately GBP20 billion over the 12 months to the end of the third quarter of this year. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of September 2017, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey stood […]

Bitcoin Investment Trust Provides Update on Bitcoin Cash Distribution and Remittance of Cash Proceeds

08 Nov
bitcoin investment trust

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grayscale Investments, LLC, the sponsor (the “Sponsor”) of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) (the “Trust”), announced today an update on the planned distribution of the Bitcoin Cash currently held by the Trust to shareholders of record (“Record Date Shareholders”) as of the close of business on November 6, 2017 (the “Record […]

China to lift curbs on foreign fund offshore investments

20 May
foreign funds

HONG KONG: China will lift a two-year suspension on foreign fund raising money in the country to invest overseas as early as June, people familiar with the matter said, a sign that Beijing is getting less anxious about capital outflow pressures. Some industry executives said the expected resumption of the Qualified Domestic Limited Partnership (QDLP) […]

Chinese Offshore Private Credit Fund

28 Mar
Chinese offshore private credit fund

CreditEase Wealth Management Announces New Investments in the US Marketplace Lending Platforms US$80 Million will be fully deployed by end March 2017 NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CreditEase Wealth Management announces today that its Offshore Private Credit Fund (OPCF) has invested a total of US$30 million in two transactions with OnDeck and LendingHome, […]

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund

22 Mar
Brazilian investment manager - Landscape, Sol, Horizon, Panorama, Brazil, Afternoon

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund with the support of Apex Fund Services as administrator. Captalys has BRL 1.5BN in AUM and invests in Brazilian private credit. The onshore fund has a six-year track-record (returning 20.2% last year and 19.3% in 2015) and started 2017 positively, gaining 1.7% in January. The recently […]

U.S. Institutional Investors Target Market Study

11 Mar
Institutional Investors target market

U.S. Institutional Investors, Consultants Have Strong Interest in U.S. Focused Investment Products in February A majority of the top 20 products reviewed by institutional investors and consultants in the United States had a U.S. geographic focus in February, according to the just released eVestment Advantage Viewership Report. This could mean interest in, or concern about, […]

HNW Offshore Investment: Booking Center Preferences 2016

25 Jan
International Finance Centre, Hong Kong

OrbisResearch has added report on “HNW Offshore Investment:Booking Center Preferences 2016” Market.The report is split by product types, Size, Share, Applications DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES, January 24, 2017 / — 2015 was a weak year for the Global HNW Offshore Investment Market. However, there have been clear winners and losers as the dynamics of the […]

Debunking 4 Myths About Sustainable Investing

19 Dec
Digital composite image of tree in broken glass ball - Sustainable Investing

December 19, 2016— Enthusiasm for sustainable investing is surging. Already, more than $8.7 trillion of investment capital is managed using environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in U.S. markets alone, a 184 percent increase since 2010. This pot of money increasingly includes investments in green infrastructure, renewable energy, affordable housing and more, as well as investments that more […]