Press Room

UN Environment Programme

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New UN Report Lays Out Financial Reforms Needed to Harness Multi-Trillion Investments towards Insulating Countries, Communities from Climate Shocks and Build Market Resilience Harnessing the global financial system to deliver climate security, reduce the risks of high carbon assets, and scale up capital for the low carbon transition is possible,… Read More »


Generali

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Generali launches strategic repositioning in the German market Generali announces today a strategic business repositioning in Germany. Its aim is to enhance the competitive position of the Group in the German market by the end of 2018 through a simpler and business-focused governance, a new business model in Life insurance… Read More »


Bank Degroof – Petercam

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Bank Degroof and Petercam sign final merger agreement The due diligence phase initiated after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on 19 January 2015 was completed successfully. As a result, the reference shareholders of Bank Degroof and Petercam signed a definitive merger agreement on 20 May 20 2015. By… Read More »


Generali

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Generali: renewed the revolving credit facilities Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has renewed the revolving credit facilities, initially signed in May 2013 for a total value of € 2 billion, which may be used from today by the Company within a period of 3 to 5 years depending on the credit facility.… Read More »


REYL & Cie

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REYL & Cie appoints Cédric Özazman as Head of Investments and Portfolio Management Having worked as a senior member of the Bank’s Investments team for over five years, Cédric Özazman has now been appointed as Head of the Investments and Portfolio Management Department of REYL & Cie, reporting directly to… Read More »


London Pensions Fund Authority

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LPFA appoints Apollo as alternative credit manager The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) announced today that it has selected an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, Apollo) (NYSE: APO), a leading global alternative investment manager, as its alternative credit manager. Subject to final documentation, Apollo… Read More »


London Pensions Fund Authority

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LPFA creates LGPS alternative credit manager framework The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) announced today that it has created a national framework that will allow other Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) to select from four alternative credit managers without having to complete a full European tender process.The framework is made… Read More »


Permira funds

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Permira funds to acquire German financial services firm GFKL Permira, the international private equity firm, announced today that a company backed by the Permira funds has entered into an agreement to acquire GFKL Financial Services, a leading provider of receivables management services in Germany, for an undisclosed sum. GFKL manages… Read More »


Banor SICAV – Allfunds Bank

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Retail distribution agreement signed for the Luxembourg investment company’s funds Banor SICAV, a Luxembourg investment company (SICAV UCITS IV) specialising in harmonised funds, and Allfunds Bank, a leading international fund distribution company, have signed an agreement for the italian retail distribution of Banor’s funds. The funds are managed by Banor… Read More »


Partners Group

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Partners Group provides mezzanine in EUR 125 million German property portfolio refinancing Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has provided EUR 34 million in mezzanine financing on behalf of its clients to support the EUR 125 million refinancing of a mixed-use commercial property portfolio in Germany. Pbb Deutsche… Read More »