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The former president of Scandinavian exchange OMX is joining the quoted Finnish alternative assets manager to head its planned fund for investing in listed stocks.
The UK mid-market firm has made a three times return in six and a half years, selling Summit Medical to The Riverside Company, after a refinancing in 2005.
The Swiss alternative asset manager‘s executive chairman Alfred Gantner said 'the time is back when you’ve got to invest'.
The UK-centric large buyout focus of the Walker Report means only a limited number of portfolio companies have to comply. Moves are afoot to take the transparency reforms further.
The UK mid-market firm is looking to repeat its previous successes in the recruitment sector.
The group’s chief executive Patrick Sayer has said it will grow its unlisted co-investment fund to between €2 billion and €3 billion emulating FTSE 100-listed rival 3i.
The majority of the BVCA’s members believe the problems in the worldwide credit markets will lead to a downturn in the UK economy. BVCA chief executive Simon Walker argues the asset class will prove its mettle in more gloomy times.
The ex-Morgan Stanley chairman presented his proposals to the UK Treasury Select Committee, dismissing concerns his suggestion that firms submit anonymous attribution analysis provided firms with “a cloak of anonymity”.
CVC Capital Partners, the global buyout firm, is consulting investors for its latest fundraising effort while its chairman Michael Smith has reportedly said limited partners as long-term investors are not driven by short-term problems.

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