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Kennedy Wilson Acquires Bank of Ireland Real Estate Investment Management Business
International real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson today announced the acquisition of Bank of Ireland Real Estate Investment Management , a business that manages commercial real estate on behalf of Bank of Ireland clients.
JMP Group Announces Addition of Colin Fitt to Financial Services Investment Banking Group
JMP Group Inc. , an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that Colin Fitt has joined JMP Securities, JMP Group’s broker-dealer subsidiary, as a managing director in the financial services investment banking group.
Top UBS investment bankers defect to Citi
Two of top UBS AG investment bankers, Cary Kochman and Jim Glerum, have left the firm to join Citigroup , yet another blow to the investment bank grappling with an exodus of senior dealmakers.
The Investment Management Team of Key Principal Partners Announces the Formation of a New Private Investment Firm ...
The investment management team of Key Principal Partners Corp. announces today the formation of Cyprium Investment Partners LLC , a new private investment firm. Under the new firm, the seasoned management team will continue to provide individually-tailored capital solutions for acquisitions, growth, shareholder or partnership buyouts, refinancings and personal dividend distributions, without ...
The Investment Management Team of Key Principal Partners Announces the Formation of a New Private Investment Firm ...
The investment management team of Key Principal Partners Corp. announces today the formation of Cyprium Investment Partners LLC , a new private investment firm. Under the new firm, the seasoned management team will continue to provide individually-tailored capital solutions for acquisitions, growth, shareholder or partnership buyouts, refinancings and personal dividend distributions, without ...
Redwood Systems Secures Strategic Investment From Mitsui Global Investment
Redwood Systems, a leader in networked LED lighting controls and building intelligence, today announced it has secured a $3.5 million investment from Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Dahlman Rose & Co. Further Expands Investment Banking Team in Metals & Mining Industry
Dahlman Rose & Co., a leading investment bank specializing in the global natural resources supply chain, announced today that it has appointed Geoffrey O'Malley as Managing Director, Investment Banking, effective immediately.
Evercore Partners Forms Strategic Alliance with South Korea’s Woori Investment & Securities
Evercore Partners Inc. announced today that they have established an alliance with Woori Investment & Securities, the leading South Korean-based investment bank. Under the terms of the agreement, Evercore Partners and Woori Investment & Securities will work together on strategic cross-border transactions involving Korean enterprises with a focus on M&A, corporate finance, corporate ...
Virtus Investment Partners to Present at KBW Investment Management & Specialty Finance Conference
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer George R. Aylward and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michael A. Angerthal will speak at the 2011 Investment Management & Specialty Finance Conference hosted by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, June 8 at 4:10 p.m. .
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: Suncor, Eaton and Freeport McMoRan
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Suncor , Eaton , and Freeport McMoRan .
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited , a closed-end investment company trading on The Toronto Stock Exchange, today announced performance data and portfolio composition details as of April 30, 2011.
David Albrycht Joins Virtus Investment Partners
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. , which operates a multi-manager asset management business, today announced that David L. Albrycht has joined the company in a new position as chief investment officer, Multi-Sector Fixed Income Strategies, at a newly established affiliate, Newfleet Asset Management. Â Virtus has also hired other investment professionals of the team that has supported Albrycht in ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company today provided a summary unaudited balance sheet and announced its net asset value and asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 as of May 31, 2011.
Investment firm seeks to delay AIB debt buyback
AN INVESTMENT firm representing some subordinated bondholders in Allied Irish Banks is expected to ask the High Court today to make orders that would delay plans for a debt buyback aimed at raising up to €2 billion to meet the bank’s additional €13.3 billion capital bill.
Research and Markets: Zamil Industrial Investment Company - Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Zamil Industrial Investment Company Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis" company profile to their offering.
Zacks Investment Research: Equity Market Anomalies for June 3, 2011
Zacks Investment Research presents their newest list of stocks featured in their weekly Equity Market Anomalies, which describe how to profit from stock market opportunities. Â The stocks in this article focus on the profitable fundamental Debt-to-Equity and Pretax Margin ratios.
G2 Investment Group Launches G2 Natural Resources, Douglas Wu Named CEO
G2 Investment Group, a firm that provides investment management, advisory and other financial services to institutional investors and private clients around the world announced the launch today of its affiliate, G2 Natural Resources, LLC.
Investment fund might help Mesa capitalize on light rail
A new investment fund might help Mesa capitalize on light rail at the perfect time.
Walter Investment Management Corp. to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Investment Management & Specialty ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. an asset manager, mortgage servicer and mortgage portfolio owner announced today it will be presenting at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Investment Management & Specialty Finance Conference on June 7, 2011.
The Singapore Fund Announces Approval of Aberdeen as Investment Manager; Termination of Investment Advisory Agreement ...
JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - 06/03/11) - The Singapore Fund, Inc. (NYSE: SGF - News ), a closed-end management investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in Singapore equity securities (the "Fund"), announced today that the Fund's Board of Directors has voted to approve, and to recommend the stockholders of the Fund approve, an Investment Management ...
Investment trusts face pressure for change
INVESTMENT trusts are to come under growing pressure from activists despite the failure of a recent challenge to Alliance Trust, according to analysts.
Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit -- 6-9 June -- Leading Chief Investment Strategists and Other Top Names to ...
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - 06/05/11) - REUTERS NEWS ADVISORY For News Week of June 6, 2011 ATTENTION: Business and Financial Reporters REUTERS GLOBAL INVESTMENT OUTLOOK SUMMIT IN NEW YORK, LONDON AND SINGAPORE BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011 Continuous Coverage Available on Reuters.com Follow us on [email protected]_Summits Some of the world's most prominent chief investment officers, CEOs, analysts ...
Ferris AMC Selects Yardi Voyager Investment Management to Streamline Fund Accounting
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Beware the newest investment fad
After coining the investment terms Brics and TMT, the City has come up with Civets.
Vanguard Launches Canadian Investment Business
Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies, has established a Canadian business: Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. Vanguard’s initial focus in Canada will be to offer investment products to Canadian investors through investment advisors.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: Caterpillar Corp, Yum Brands, McDonalds Corp and Potash
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Caterpillar Corp , Yum Brands, Inc. , McDonalds Corp and Potash Corp .
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
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Cisco Appears on Gimme Credit's Investment Grade Bottom Ten
Gimme Credit, an independent bond research firm, announced today its semi-annual Investment Grade Bottom Ten. Â "Relatively low-cost credit is encouraging restructuring, M&A, and share buybacksâall generally negative for credit quality," says Carol Levenson, co-founder and director of research at Gimme Credit. Â "Mainly this report is about weakening companiesânot necessarily impending ...
Artificial Lift Company Announces Growth Capital Investment From Lime Rock Partners
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - 06/06/11) - The Artificial Lift Company (ALC), a provider of leading-edge rigless electric submersible pump (ESP) solutions to oil and gas operators worldwide, today announced it has received a growth capital investment from Lime Rock Partners, a global energy-focused private equity firm. Lime Rock Partners' investment in ALC will fund the company's commercial ...
Investment Advisor Opens Voting for 2011 Broker-Dealers of the Year
Summit Business Media's Investment Advisor magazine has opened the voting process for its 21st Annual Broker-Dealers of the Year Award Program. The award recognizes the top Broker-Dealers in four size categories based on the number of producing reps.
Investment Strategy Powered By Water Companies: Exclusive Interview With Sector Expert Dieter Kuffer
67 WALL STREET, New York - June 6, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Water, Waste & Environmental Services Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available ...
GigaWealth Applies Doppler Radar Visualization Techniques to the Investment World
GigaWealth Corporation has launched www.gigawealth.net, an online investment data modeling and visualization system using Doppler radar visualization techniques to enhance investment decision making for retail and professional investors.
Stone Harbor Investment Partners Announces Successful Launch of the Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund
Stone Harbor Investment Partners LP , a global fixed-income investment firm focused on credit risk strategies and asset allocation and one of the world's leading institutional emerging markets debt managers, announced today the launch of the Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund , a Dublin based, UCITS III fund.
EastBridge Investment Group Signs Agreements With Three New Clients
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - 06/07/11) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTC.BB: EBIG - News ) (OTCQB: EBIG) today announced it has entered into listing agreements with three new clients in Jiangsu province, China. the companies are Jiangsu Shengan Metal Products Co., Ltd, Jiangsu JinLi Copper Co., Ltd and Jiangsu Huiyu Hardware manufacturing Co., Ltd. Mr. Norm Klein, CFO/COO of EastBridge ...
iGo® Announces Investment in Pure Energy Visions
iGo, Inc. , a leading provider of eco-friendly power management solutions and mobile electronic device accessories, today announced the signing of an investment agreement with Pure Energy Visions Corporation and the expansion of its distribution and licensing agreements with PES Canada, Inc. and its parent company, Pure Energy Solutions, Inc., the Company’s partners in the rechargeable battery ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Apple, Microsoft, Caterpillar and Eaton
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Apple , Microsoft , Caterpillar and Eaton
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Provides Update on Acquisition Activities
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 06/07/11) - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: REI.UN - News ) ("RioCan") is pleased to provide an update on its ongoing acquisitions in Canada and the United States. RioCan has recently completed the acquisition of one new format retail centre in the United States ("US") at a purchase price of US$21.2 million (at 100%) equating to a cap rate of 7.9 ...
HTG Investment Advisors Inc. Recruits Senior Investment Advisor
NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- HTG Investment Advisors, an independent Registered Investment Advisor firm headquartered in New Canaan, CT, has named Valerie H. Connolly, CFA, as Senior Investment Advisor.
Patelcorp and SaveDaily Launch New Mass Market Investment Service for Credit Unions
PLEASANTON, Calif. , June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patelco Credit Union's investment and insurance subsidiary, Patelcorp Inc., is launching a new investment savings product in partnership with SaveDaily that will allow credit unions to make investing both easy and affordable to their credit union members. Â Called InvestDaily, the new product allows members to invest as little as $5 at a time ...
Candlewood Investment Group Makes Strategic Hires
Candlewood Investment Group, LP, an SEC registered investment advisory firm, has filled additional key roles as it continues to expand its team. Janet E. Miller has been hired as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer and A.
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New Investment Company Launches With Eye on Energy Deals
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John Butler Joins Sandler O’Neill as Managing Director in Investment Banking Group
Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P., a full-service investment banking firm specializing in financial services companies, today announced that John Butler has joined Sandler O’Neill as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking Group.
LockPath Secures Growth Capital Investment
OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - 06/08/11) - LockPath ( www.LockPath.com ), a provider of innovative governance, risk and compliance (GRC) applications, today announced it has closed a $2 million series A financing round. The round was led by El Dorado Ventures and included participation from Webb Investment Network (WIN), the early-stage investment vehicle of Maynard ...
Ethiopia’s Investment Plan May Be Unsustainable, World Bank Official Says
Ethiopia’s dependence on foreign capital to finance budget deficits and a five-year investment plan is unsustainable, said Ken Ohashi , the World Bank’s country director for the Horn of Africa nation.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TC PipeLines, LP, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., Buckeye Partners LP ...
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: TC PipeLines, LP , Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. , Buckeye Partners LP and ONEOK Partners, L.P. .
Jefferies Adds to Global Real Estate Investment Banking Group
Jefferies today announced the appointment of Richard Ford as a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Boston Investment Firm Windham Capital Launches New Approach to Risk That Addresses Turbulence in Global Markets
Independent investment firm Windham Capital has launched innovative risk measures that mark a new approach to asset management through changing market conditions by managing risk as a cycle, not an event.
Investment pickup helps spur lending
Higher applications for Board of Investment (BoI) incentives and strong economic fundamentals reflect a healthy investment trend that should support banks' loan growth in the longer term, say bankers.
East African Nations Raise Investment in Budgets as Growth Outlook Dims
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda outlined plans to increase spending on roads and power plants as they struggle to maintain economic growth that has been damped by rising fuel and food costs.