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Prestige announces senior appointments to portfolio company

December 14, 2017

Hires boost expertise pool at London-based financing firm focusing on UK SME sector.

Photo credit: Anette Poldsepp

Watch the first concert for robots organised in Estonia

December 13, 2017

The biggest robotics festival in Europe, Robotex, that took place in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, hosted among other things the first live concert performed exclusively for robots.

Craig Reeves, CEO, Prestige Funds

Prestige secures further institutional mandates for $875 million direct lending strategies

November 22, 2017

Prestige, which celebrates its tenth birthday this year, is pleased to announce a new series of mandates from institutional investors outside the UK for its private lending credit funds.

Michael Stephens, Chairman of the Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association

Oxo-Bio Technology Reduces Plastic Waste In The Environment

November 13, 2017

In a detailed statement released today Michael Stephen, the Chairman of the Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPA) responds to the attack on oxo-biodegradable plastic technology made by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The full statement is on the OPA website at

RFA and Seclore Announce Data-Centric Security Partnership

RFA and Seclore Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Data-Centric Security to Firms Worldwide

November 01, 2017

RFA and Seclore Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Data-Centric Security to Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Investment Management Companies and Law Firms Worldwide


RFA’s portfolio of managed security services now includes integrated Rights Management from Seclore, the world’s most advanced, secure and connected data-centric security solution
As a result of this partnership, RFA customers gain true end-to-end security from their RFA-cloud managed infrastructure which provides protection that stays with their most sensitive data, regardless of where the data travels or is stored
This new, data-centric security offering is now available to RFA customers worldwide

New White Paper: The Future of Fund Distribution Under AIFMD

October 27, 2017

International regulatory boutique Veneziano & Partners has published a white paper for US and non-EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers on the developments and future outlook of fund distribution and private placement under the Alternative Investment Fund Directive (AIFMD).

Registration Open For Third Annual Student Challenge

October 12, 2017

Portfolios with Purpose ("PwP") announced that registration is open for its third annual Portfolios with Purpose Student Challenge Fantasy Stock Competition (“Student Challenge”). The deadline to register is October 29th, and the challenge begins on October 30th.

Altus Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire TSX-V Listed Legend Gold Corp

October 11, 2017

Altus Strategies Plc (AIM: ALS), the Africa focused exploration project generator, announces that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (“LoI”) with Legend Gold Corp. (“Legend”) (TSX-V: LGN).

The Armchair Trader publishes new guide to trading Bitcoin

October 11, 2017

The Armchair Trader, the information and education portal for self-directed investors and active traders, has published a new guide covering the fast-growing market for bitcoin trading and investing. The guide's publication comes as more private investors pour into the market for crypto currencies.

James Dunn and Danny DeVito

Celebrity Photographer with Terminal Skin Disease on a Mission

October 10, 2017

A 24 year old from Merseyside, with a terminal skin condition is collecting celebrity photographs as part of a national fundraising campaign to fund research into a cure for the disease.

Second acquisition for Rosette Merchant Bank in H2 2017

October 09, 2017

Rosette Merchant Bank has quickly followed its August acquisition of an M&S portfolio by acquiring the Debenhams department store in Swansea Wales.   

Forty per cent of women with breast cancer live in Asia

October 04, 2017

BIG expands its breast cancer research network in East Asia, joining efforts in international collaboration to advance breast cancer research and help more women and men affected by the disease.

Ignition Law short-listed for Financial Times award

October 02, 2017

Ignition is breaking new ground with its entrepreneurial approach.

Craig Reeves, CEO, Prestige Funds

Appointment of Dr Phil Hobbs boosts technical expertise supporting Prestige Funds' lending strategy

October 02, 2017

Dr Hobbs is a recognised national expert in the field of biogas engineering and will be advising projects supported by Prestige.

The Big Mac Index is a survey done by the Economist magazine that is used to measure the purchasing power parity (PPP) between nations, using the price of a Big Mac as a benchmark.

This month, nearly 20,000 students will leave for their Erasmus semester: what do they need to know before they pack their bags?

September 26, 2017

According to the European Commission, more than five million European students have benefitted from the Erasmus program since its launch 30 years ago.

Finding accommodation during their semester abroad is one of the greatest concerns for Erasmus students, an issue that is solved by Spotahome, a real estate startup, thanks to their unique platform. 

This infographic highlights key information and figures to help Erasmus students manage their expectations of their new host country including rates of youth unemployment, cost of living and how they spend their free time. 

Revolutionary personal luggage platform joins Estonian delegation in Singapore and Malaysia

September 19, 2017

Shipitwise, the Estonian-based startup which is changing the way the world manages it luggage, is visiting Malaysia and Singapore this week as part of an Estonian delegation organised by Enterprise Estonia.

Eurekahedge hedge fund data now available through IRHalo

September 14, 2017

Subscribers to Eurekahedge’s fund data are now able to incorporate that data into their investor relations activities using IRHalo.

Roy Budd Phantom of the Opera Premiere @ the London Coliseum

The World Premiere of Roy Budd’s Masterpiece PHANTOM OF THE OPERA London Coliseum 8th October

September 12, 2017

LONDON, 12 September 2017: Legendary “Get Carter” composer, Roy Budd is to have his lost score for Rupert Julian’s silent classic film, The Phantom of the Opera, premiered at the London Coliseum, 24 years after his untimely death in 1993. On October 8th 2017, Budd’s masterpiece score will be performed by the 77 piece Docklands Sinfonia Orchestra, conducted by Spencer Down, alongside a screening of the silent film in a world premiere event.

Filming inside the conservation room at Windsor Castle ®
(David Bickerstaff)

CANALETTO & THE ART OF VENICE, In cinemas worldwide from 26 September 2017

August 29, 2017

A new film shot in ultra HD 4K, based on the much anticipated exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. 

Directed by David Bickerstaff, Co-written by David Bickerstaff and Phil Grabsky

Exploring the future of travel with social robots

Air New Zealand and CommBank explore the future of travel with social robots

August 22, 2017

AUCKLAND, 22 August 2017: Air New Zealand customers at Sydney Airport will get to experience the role robots may play in future travel journeys this week.

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.

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.

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Investment Management Limited

June 14, 2017

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.