NEWS

Aug 13, 2015

DebtPrivate debt fund managers have a record $185 billion (€166 billion) in capital from investors, which they have yet to deploy.

Aug 13, 2015

complianceThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned Robert Shaw, former director of advisory firm TailorMade Independent (TMI), from senior positions in financial services and fined him £165,900 (€232,670).

Aug 12, 2015

iStock 000062514276 SmallThe Upper Tribunal has upheld a decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to fine Catalyst Investment Group’s chief executive, Timothy Roberts, £450,000 (€636,000) and ban him from the financial services industry.

Aug 12, 2015

uncertaintyThe European Securities and Markets Association (Esma) update on the functioning of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport regime and its potential for extension to third party AIFMs has been deemed inconclusive.

Aug 12, 2015

iStock 000044718556 SmallEuropean growth investor Palamon Capital Partners and private equity investor Corsair Capital are to acquire foreign exchange (FX) and international payment solutions company Currencies Direct for a consideration exceeding £200 million (€283 million).

Aug 12, 2015

Active passive roadsignsInvestment firm Vanguard has put smart beta firmly in the active camp, in delivering its white paper on the method of investing.

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