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Sam Broadhead, Acting CEO, Rosette Merchant Bank

Rosette Merchant Bank has successfully completed the acquisition of a portfolio of UK Marks & Spencer stores on behalf of a leading Qatari Financial Institution

August 03, 2017

Rosette, a London based Sharia compliant merchant bank specialising in real estate, led the acquisition of the five property portfolio for a consideration in excess of £50 million.

Erle Kristin Wagle, Manager, BW Fleet Management AS and CBS Blue MBA graduate

Changing shipping industry is asking more of its MBA candidates

July 28, 2017

Technical specialists have to broaden their skill set to cope with a changing industry, says Copenhagen Business School

The Armchair Trader launches guide for new CFD traders

July 26, 2017

The Armchair Trader, one of the leading independent news and education sites for UK and European traders and investors, is very pleased to announce the launch of its free guide to trading Contracts for Difference, or CFDs.

Travelport integration takes Shipitwise to the next level

July 25, 2017

After 18 months of dedicated work, Shipitwise has completed its integration with Travelport, one of the three biggest GDS systems in the world. More than 68,000 travel companies are using Travelport as their primary source for offering services to clients worldwide.

Fund governance - the role of the independent fund director

July 11, 2017

Increasing emphasis is being placed on the presence of fully independent directors on the boards of investment funds by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the US Securities and Exchanges Commission. This means that investment managers must pay more attention to who is appointed to the boards of their funds.


Libero Development Fund beats 12% net return objective in first year

June 30, 2017

The Libero Development Fund has beaten its objective of a return of 12% net per annum for investors, returning 12.6%.

FSNForum report on Market Liquidity suggests a supra-political European Capital Markets Union (CMU), supported by a strong UK pro-growth agenda, could be in the best interests of Britain and EU, against the threat of New York

June 27, 2017

The Financial Services Negotiation Forum (“the FSNForum”) today issued a report focusing on British financial market liquidity as a leading currency for negotiation.

Prestige Capital Management expands AIFM Malta operations

June 27, 2017

New hire marks increasing importance of PCM as operations hub for Prestige cross-border funds range.

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Mysqua.re Investment Management Limited

June 14, 2017

Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (Thornbridge) is pleased to announce the provision of FCA umbrella services for mysqua.re Investment Management Limited (mysqua.re). mysqua.re is now an appointed representative of Thornbridge.

Ole Bjørn Kraft is CCO of GMT Shipping Group and a current participant in the CBS Blue MBA

Shipping industry needs to look at higher education to keep up with changing global environment

June 14, 2017

COPENHAGEN, 14 June 2017: The shipping industry has for long been a traditional industry. However, in an intensely competitive and fast-changing global environment shipping needs to start moving beyond traditional leadership development models, according to industry experts.

36 Filming at Studio Nicoli Carrara -® David Bickerstaff

Michelangelo - Love and Death released in cinemas across United Kingdom from 13 June

June 12, 2017

The concluding film in Season Four of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN will explore the life and work of renowned sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo.

Kerod & Associates launches US operations

June 12, 2017

LONDON, 12 June 2017: Kerod & Associates, a specialized legal translation service, has launched US operations in addition to those already operating in London. The company’s US operations will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and will be headed by Alexander Alexandrov, a geologist-turned-linguist with over 20 years of translation experience.

What does the British and Irish Lions rugby team teach us about team work?

June 09, 2017

The British and Irish Lions rugby team, currently touring New Zealand, is a fascinating study in modern high performance teamwork. The stakes are high, the odds stacked against them, and they are addressing a question that almost all team leaders would love to know the answer to: How do you bring a disparate group of people together and in the shortest time possible, gel them into a team that can compete at the peak of their profession against the best in the world?

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Platypus Partners Limited

June 08, 2017

Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (Thornbridge) is pleased to announce the provision of FCA umbrella services for Platypus Partners Limited. Platypus Partners Limited is now an appointed representative of Thornbridge.

IRHALO launches research services division to address demand for hedge funds industry insight

June 07, 2017

LONDON, 07 June 2017: IRHalo, the investor relations platform for fund managers, part of Trimaldi’s suite of communications solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new research services division. The new arm of the IRHalo platform draws on over 20 years of fund industry research experience, and is designed to help service providers and fund managers get the answers to some of the more pressing market issues currently dogging the industry.

Futurehealth Brighton GP is leading an Inside Out ‘People’s Art’ Project to celebrate and defend the NHS

May 10, 2017

A Brighton GP organises a street exhibition of portraits to increase awareness of the large scale privatisation of the NHS which will have drastic repercussions on health and social services over the next few years.  The current system of a publicly owned NHS is in the process of changing and once services are privatised it will be very difficult to bring them back into public ownership. 

IRHalo and Blue Lion Research Launch Hedge Fund Investor Appetite Indexes

May 09, 2017

New benchmarks to track estimated investor appetite for eight hedge fund strategies.

European Commission’s Capital Markets Union yields unforeseen consequences for passporting

May 05, 2017

Cross-border passporting lawyer comments on changes in direction for EC as it seeks to address market fragmentation.

Prestige launches a dedicated share class for second Sovereign Wealth Fund in three months

May 04, 2017

US$20 million commitment from public fund for asset-based, direct-lending strategy

Jan Kragh Michelsen, Vice President, Maritime Business Unit Cobham SATCOM

Copenhagen Business School celebrates over 200 graduates in world class shipping MBA course

May 02, 2017

The Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) is investing in people at the top levels of shipping – in a substantial and holistic way. 

Award recognises the growing importance of artificial intelligence within the hedge funds market

April 25, 2017

Blue Lion Research receives recognition from The Hedge Fund Journal for its work in the field of AI-driven fund analysis

Andrew Fieldhouse, Founder, The Team Space

What’s The Single Most Important Trend in Human Capital Right Now?

April 24, 2017

Andy Fieldhouse, Creator of The Team Space www.theteamspace.com, a website dedicated to helping people get teamwork right, discusses the importance of organizational design and the implications this has on how teams and people work in the modern digital age.

Andy Fieldhouse, Founder, The Team Space

The Team Space launches to provide guidance with team building and team management tips

April 11, 2017

ABU DHABI: 11 April 2017: A new website has been launched that aims to help team members and leaders to overcome the challenges that teams face in the modern world. The Team Space www.theteamspace.com has been set up by teams and teamwork expert, Andy Fieldhouse, to serve as an information portal for articles, a blog and other resources.

Five ways artificial intelligence will be able to take corporate communications to the next level

April 10, 2017

AI is a new tool in the public relations and corporate communications armory, but what advantages does it bring?

Kaleidoscope Capital & Twenty20 Investments Double Up On Their Robo-Advisory Initiative

March 28, 2017

Ahead of the FCA’s Industry Review, ETF specialist and active manager join forces to deliver the best of both worlds.

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Owl Private Office LLP

March 28, 2017

LONDON, 28 March 2017: Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (Thornbridge) is pleased to announce the provision of FCA umbrella services for Owl Private Office LLP (Owl). Owl is now an appointed representative of Thornbridge.

The next career step for experienced shipping managers: Copenhagen Business School Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics

March 27, 2017

Are you an experienced shipping manager looking for a mid-career change? Are you looking to plant your feet more firmly onshore and use your experience at sea for the next step in your career?

Specialist Currency Investment Manager Millennium Global Recruits Dr Ana Contreras as a Quantitative Analyst

March 24, 2017

LONDON, 24 March 2017: Millennium Global Investments has appointed Dr Ana Contreras as a Quantitative Analyst in its Investment Solutions Group. Ana will work under Dr Francois Oustry on the development of systematic investment models. Ana joins Millennium Global from SS&C; where she worked as a Quantitative Risk Analyst. She holds a PhD in Physics and has completed post-doctoral research in Econophysics and Quantitative Finance.

Prestige launches a dedicated share class for Sovereign Wealth Fund

March 20, 2017

US$75 million commitment from public fund for asset-based, direct lending strategy 

An Introduction to Corporate Governance On Fund Boards

March 17, 2017

LONDON, 17 March 2017: For alternative asset managers, the pressure to provide better governance has never been more intense. Governance has crept into operation due diligence processes – prospective investors are spending more time and energy scrutinising fund boards and directors. The Madoff fraud and the Weavering case have both been important watersheds in the ongoing development of better governance procedures for fund boards.