Investment Types: Hedge Funds

Mkango Signs Definitive Agreements With Talaxis for Songwe and Maginito Investments, and Future Collaboration in the Rare Earths Sector and Malawi

LONDON and CALGARY, Alberta, May 18, 2018 -- Mkango Resources Ltd. (AIM:MKA) (TSX-V:MKA) (the "Company" or "Mkango") is pleased to announce that Mkango and Talaxis Ltd (“Talaxis”), a subsidiary of Noble Group Ltd, have signed the definitive agreements (the “Agreements”) in relation to the transaction announced on November 16, 2017, whereby Talaxis will acquire up to a 75% interest in Lancaster Exploration Ltd (“Lancaster”), the holder of the licence for the Songwe Hill Rare Earths...

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Triton and KKR sell Mehiläinen to CVC Capital Partners

Fri, May 18, 2018 08:26 CET Helsinki (Finland), 18 May 2018 - Funds advised by Triton ("Triton") and KKR today announced the sale of Mehiläinen, a leading provider of private health care and social services in Finland, to CVC Capital Partners. The parties have agreed not to disclose any terms of the transaction. The sale is subject to regulatory approval. Triton and KKR acquired Mehiläinen in March 2010 as joint investors on a 50-50 basis. Varma and Ilmarinen, mutual pension insurance companies,...

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IES Nomination Committee ahead of Annual General Meeting 2018

Fri, May 18, 2018 08:00 CET The Nomination Committee of Internationella Engelska Skolan i Sverige Holdings II AB (“Internationella Engelska Skolan” or “IES”) consists of representatives of the three main shareholders included in the company’s shareholder register as of 30 April 2018. The main purpose and responsibility of the Nomination Committee is to present proposals for the election and remuneration of the Chairman and the Board of Directors as well as the Auditors to the Annual General...

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IK Investment Partners acquires Domia Group from Metric Capital

Fri, May 18, 2018 07:58 CET IK Investment Partners (“IK”) is pleased to announce that the IK Small Cap I Fund (“the Fund”) alongside Maxime Aiach, Philippe Coléon and José Dinis (“the Founders”) have acquired Domia Group (“Domia”), owner of the French number one player in the private tutoring market (Acadomia) and the French fast-growing home cleaning provider (Shiva) from Metric Capital Partners (“Metric”). Acadomia is the leading player in the primary, secondary, higher-education...

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Pediatric Health Care Products and Services Market Dynamics, Segments and Supply Demand 2016–2024

Albany, NY -- 05/17/2018 -- Pediatric Health Care Products and Services Market: OverviewPediatric healthcare products and services include medical care of children, adolescents and infants. The healthcare condition of children can be categorized into short term and chronic illness. Short term illnesses are transient in nature and require significant primary care of child during the diseased condition. These illnesses can treat and cure within 1-5 days. Chronic illnesses are more serious and generally...

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AES and NAMM Reaffirm Commitment to Offer Pro Audio Education at The NAMM Show through 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17, 2018 -- Building on the success of the inaugural [email protected] Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio and a shared mission to continue to strengthen the music and pro audio industries, The National Association of Music Merchants and the Audio Engineering Society have reaffirmed their commitment to providing best-in-class education and professional development opportunities with a three-year agreement for January 2019, 2020 and 2021 at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California,...

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Ziegler Announces Successful Affiliation Agreement Between Acts Retirement-Life Communities (Acts) and The Evergreens

CHICAGO May 17, 2018 Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful affiliation agreement between Acts Retirement-Life Communities (Acts) and The Evergreens. Under the agreement, which became effective February 5, 2018, Acts will assume management and oversight of The Evergreens, which will become Acts’ affiliate member and part of the Acts network of life plan communities (LPCs). The Evergreens engaged Ziegler in September of 2016 to act as its exclusive advisor...

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FIGS Co-Founder Trina Spear Named to Aspen Institute's 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2018 -- Trina Spear, co-founder and co-CEO of FIGS, is one of 22 business leaders under the age of 45 selected by The Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. as a 2018 Henry Crown Fellow. Other notable class inductees include S'well CEO Sarah Krauss, Credit Karma CEO Kenneth Lin, SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan and more. Trina Spear, co-founder and co-CEO of FIGS, is one of 22 business leaders under the age of 45 selected by The Aspen Institute in Washington,...

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Trenchant Closes Second Tranche of Prospectus Financing

Not for distribution to United States newswire services or for dissemination in the United States.TORONTO, May 17, 2018 -- Trenchant Capital Corp. (TSX.V:TCC) (“Trenchant” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated March 26, 2018, it has closed the second tranche of its prospectus offering (the “Debenture Offering”), of 8% Series B secured convertible debentures of the Company (the “Debentures”), pursuant to which it has raised additional gross...

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FoodLogiQ Launches New Innovation Lab

“Our decision to move forward with our R&D initiative via FoodLogiQ Labs is a natural progression of our reputation as a technology pioneer and first-mover in the food space,” says Dean Wiltse, CEO of FoodLogiQ. DURHAM, N.C. May 17, 2018 As technology evolves, consumer demands change, and the food industry faces mounting regulatory changes, FoodLogiQ rises to the challenge by providing what their customers need - before they need it. FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability,...

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Indee Labs Closes $2.6M in Seed Funding From Founders Fund’s FF Science and Main Sequence Ventures

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indee Labs received US$2.6M in venture financing extending its seed-stage funding to more than US$5.4M (AU$7.1M). This will accelerate the development of Indee Labs’ gene therapy manufacturing technology into a product that biotechnology companies can use for discovery-stage research. The round was led by Founders Fund (San Francisco) and included Main Sequence Ventures (Australia) along with several angels. Previously, the company closed a US$1.3M angel round...

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