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Permira Partners with Hana Group to support its expansion

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Hana Group (“Hana” or “the Company”) has today announced that Permira, the global private equity firm, has entered into a definitive agreement whereby a company backed by the Permira funds will invest in Hana, in partnership with the founders and the management, who will substantially re-invest in the Company. The… Read More »


elseco acquires MGA Malakite and Zurich-based airlines & products portfolio from StarStone

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elseco, the high-tech specialty underwriting platform, has entered into an agreement with global specialty insurer StarStone to acquire its Dubai-based MGA, Malakite Underwriting Partners Ltd., and the renewal rights to StarStone’s Zurich-based airlines & products portfolio.Under a new strategic partnership arrangement, StarStone will continue to provide underwriting capacity to Malakite… Read More »


Neon Italy strengthens team with senior claims appointment

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Neon Italy has announced the appointment of Paolo Olivari as Claims Manager with immediate effect. Paolo will primarily focus on Hull claims and will report to Sergio Revello, CEO of Neon Italy. Paolo joins Neon Italy from Generali where he ran their Global Corporate and Commercial Marine Hull claims department… Read More »


Hermes EOS expands global stewardship and engagement team

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Hermes Investment Management, the £36 billion manager, has announced the expansion of its global stewardship and engagement team, Hermes EOS. Kimberley Lewis has been appointed as Engagement Director, focusing on enhancing the activities of Hermes EOS in North America. Based in London, she reports to Bruce Duguid, Head of Stewardship. The Hermes… Read More »


Vanguard announces the passing of founder John C. Bogle

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Vanguard announces the passing of John Clifton Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, who died today in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He was 89. Mr. Bogle had legendary status in the American investment community, largely because of two towering achievements: He introduced the first index mutual fund for investors and, in… Read More »




100% Renewable Energy across Europe is More Cost Effective than the Current Energy System and Leads to Zero Emissions Before 2050

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As climate discussions are underway among global leaders at COP24, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference, a new report released Tuesday showcases the feasibility of a European energy transition to 100% renewable sources. The new scientific study shows that the transition to 100% renewable energy… Read More »


REYL Group strengthens Structured Finance presence

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REYL & Cie Ltd (“REYL”) has further strengthened its growing Structured Finance capability in its London office with the appointment of James Spooner as Managing Director in Corporate Advisory & Structuring. The news demonstrates the continued focus for Structured Finance opportunities based in London, following the appointment of Ante Razmilovic… Read More »


Second stakeholder consultation on hybrid methodology for EURIBOR

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Today the European Money Markets Institute – EMMI announced the publication of the Second Stakeholder Consultation on the hybrid methodology for Euribor. This Second Consultation is part of EMMI’s commitment to deliver a reformed and robust methodology for Euribor, which aims to meet regulatory and stakeholder expectations in a timely… Read More »