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AI M&A 2017 – Two Awards for Sturgeon Ventures

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Press | Comments Off on AI M&A 2017 – Two Awards for Sturgeon Ventures

AI M&A 2017 – Two Awards for Sturgeon Ventures

 

Sturgeon Ventures wins twice at 2017’s Acquisition International Magazine’s annual awards.

 

1.  Best Regulatory Incubator 2017

2.  FinServ Gamechanger Innovation Award 2017

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The Growth of the EU VECA Regime the Hidden Jewel of AIFMD

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Press | Comments Off on The Growth of the EU VECA Regime the Hidden Jewel of AIFMD

The Growth of the EU VECA Regime the Hidden Jewel of AIFMD

What is venture capital?

Venture capital investment provides early finance to start-ups and early stage companies, forming an important source of long-term financing to young and innovative companies who believe in their new creations.

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BREXIT UPDATE: ESMA ISSUES BREXIT OPINION TO EU REGULATORS 31ST MAY

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BREXIT UPDATE:  ESMA ISSUES BREXIT OPINION TO EU REGULATORS 31ST MAY

June 07, 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority foresees regulatory and arbitrage risks in Brexit and has issued an opinion as a practical tool to help achieve supervisory convergence among EU regulators—Brexit negotiations begin on June 19, and Brexit is scheduled to occur on or before March 30, 2019 unless an extension is agreed.

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Women In Finance Charter – One Year On

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Women In Finance Charter – One Year On

Women In Finance Charter – One Year On

Almost half of UK financial services staff now covered by ground breaking Women in Finance Charter.

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have signed up to this initiative since July 2016.

Another 33 firms have signed up to the government’s ground-breaking Women in Finance Charter, with 33,000 extra staff in the UK now covered by the plan to tackle gender inequality in financial services.

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HFM Week European Services Awards – 6 Shortlists for Sturgeon

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Press | Comments Off on HFM Week European Services Awards – 6 Shortlists for Sturgeon

HFM Week European Services Awards – 6 Shortlists for Sturgeon

 

Sturgeon Ventures has been shorted listed for 6 awards within the HFM Week European Services Awards 2017.

Those shortlist nomination categories are:

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AIFM Solutions – Update

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Press | Comments Off on AIFM Solutions – Update

AIFM Solutions – Update

The AIFM Solutions academy has been updated with marketing for AIFs for 2017.

The vision and core objective is to create a go to place for start ups and overseas firms to find innovation and education in the world of The Alternative Investment Fund Management industry, a landscape with many complexities, born out of the AIFM Directive.

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AIFM – Overview Of The UK’s Small Registered AIFM Regime

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Press | Comments Off on AIFM – Overview Of The UK’s Small Registered AIFM Regime

AIFM – Overview Of The UK’s Small Registered AIFM Regime

 

 

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Sturgeon Ventures set out an overview of the regulatory regime for a small registered UK AIFM under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU.

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Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia

Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia

We are delighted to have been recognised for our offering in this our 18th year of Sturgeon Ventures history, since the launch of our Hong Kong Solution offering known as Sturgeon Hong Kong.

Sturgeon Ventures earlier this year launched Sturgeon Hong Kong as the first Regulatory Incubator which is a JV with Lynx regulated by the Hong Kong Regulatory Authorities spanning two continents with Sturgeon’s innovative solutions. (more…)

The Trust Issue

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Press | Comments Off on The Trust Issue

The Trust Issue

‘Trust is important in the good times but also in the bad because life goes in peaks and troughs and there’s going to be a point when you’re going to require that trust, and if you’ve lost it before, how do you go about demonstrating that actually you are not going to repeat history?’

John Lewis

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ESMA Advice on Extending the AIFMD Passport to Non-EU Countries

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Press | Comments Off on ESMA Advice on Extending the AIFMD Passport to Non-EU Countries

ESMA Advice on Extending the AIFMD Passport to Non-EU Countries

ESMA sees no significant obstacles to extending the AIFMD passport to nine key countries.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published advice to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Council in relation to the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport to non-EU alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) and alternative investment funds (AIFs) in 12 countries. This advice follows ESMA’s earlier advice published on 30 June 2015 on the application of the AIFMD passport to non-EU countries. (more…)