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2013 Compliance Innovator of the Year
Seonaid Mackenzie has been nominated for the award of “2013 Compliance Innovator of the Year” at the 2013 Compliance Awards.
Seonaid is the Managing Partner at Sturgeon Ventures LLP.
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Since 2004, Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance has continued to reward the outstanding achievement of remarkable individuals and firms working in the fields of compliance and regulation.

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Sturgeon Ventures launches Non-Profit Portfolio Service for Charities Overlooked by Asset Managers

Opalesque Industry Update, for New Managers – Opalesque Industry Update – Short-termist investors who are negative on the bond market will miss great opportunities, according to Sturgeon Ventures, the regulatory incubator, which has launched a non-profit fixed income portfolio management service for charities that they believe are overlooked by large fund managers because they have less than £20m to invest.
It is Sturgeon’s view that policymakers will refrain from raising interest rates for some years to avoid killing off economic recovery while older investors and institutions seeking income will support the bond market in the long term.

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Bob Devine joins regulatory incubator Sturgeon Ventures as a portfolio manager

London-based Sturgeon’s client list includes a number of hedge, venture capital and private equity fund management companies.
Devine has more than 40 years’ experience in fixed income markets. He was previously a fixed interest asset manager and macro-economic strategist with EPIC Asset Management and Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management. He is a former European director of capital markets with Nat West Markets and BZW (now Barclays Capital), and a former head of business development at Oxford Economics.

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Strathmore's Who's Who: Professional of the Year Investment Services 2013

Seonaid Mackenzie won Strathmore’s Who’s Who: Professional of the Year Investment Services 2013.
Historically Strathmore’s Who’s Who publishes an annual two thousand page hard cover biographical registry, honoring successful individuals in the fields of Business, the Arts and Sciences, Law, Engineering and Government. We select mid to upper level management professionals from companies, large and small, throughout the United States as well as internationally. In addition the entire publication is published in a searchable database on this website giving many types of search options.
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Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator,a trusted partner and venture catalyst.  Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as an Regulatory Umbrella or Regulatory Hosting .
Sturgeon Ventures has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998.
We have been nominated and won many awards including most recently Finance Awards Most Trusted FCA Regulatory Incubator 2104, ACQ MAGAZINE Business Incubator of the year 2104 and Venture Capitalist of the Year at the 2014 M&A Awards.

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CFG Investment Conference Programme and Application Form 2013

CFG is the charity that champions best practice in finance management in the charity and voluntary sector. Our vision is a transparent and efficiently managed charity sector that engenders public confidence and trust. With this aim in sight, CFG delivers services to its charity members and the sector at large which enables those with financial responsibility in the charity sector to develop and adopt best practice.
With more than 2000 members, managing over £21 billion, (which represents around half the sector’s income) we are uniquely placed to challenge regulation which threatens the effective use of charity funds, drive efficiency nd help charities to make the most out of their money.
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Seonaid Mackenzie, Enterprising Woman of the Year 2013

Seonaid Mackenzie is an award recipient of Enterprising Woman of the Year 2013,  with her regulatory incubator company, Sturgeon Ventures.
Enterprising Women magazine awards the top women CEOs in the world, and is the place to be to meet and network.

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M&A Awards, Venture Catalyst of the Year 2013

 
 
AI’s M&A Awards, Venture Catalyst of the Year 2013, celebrate excellence and commemorate the achievements and hard-work of all those involved in seeing a deal through to completion. The awards recognise investors, advisers and service providers pin-pointed for their expertise in their specialised field.
The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstanding work over the last 12 months. Our awards recognise leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by their clients and their peers. The M&A Awards 2013 are a true representation of this ever-evolving market!
 

Sturgeon Ventures Background Information

Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator,a trusted partner and venture catalyst.  Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as an Regulatory Umbrella, Regulatory Hosting or FCA regulation.
Sturgeon Ventures has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998.
We have been nominated and won many awards including most recently Finance Awards Most Trusted FCA Regulatory Incubator 2104, ACQ MAGAZINE Business Incubator of the year 2104 and Venture Capitalist of the Year at the 2014 M&A Awards.

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Not-for-profit investment service launched for smaller charities

Seonaid Mackenzie, managing partner at Sturgeon Ventures, says banks and investment companies don’t cater well for clients with less than £20m to invest
A new not-for-profit investment service has been launched for charities with small amounts of money to invest.
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Sturgeon Ventures Background Information

Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator,a trusted partner and venture catalyst.  Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as an Regulatory Umbrella, Regulatory Hosting or FCA regulation.
Sturgeon Ventures has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998.
We have been nominated and won many awards including most recently Finance Awards Most Trusted FCA Regulatory Incubator 2104, ACQ MAGAZINE Business Incubator of the year 2104 and Venture Capitalist of the Year at the 2014 M&A Awards.

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Sturgeon Ventures launches service for charities

Short-termist investors who are negative on the bond market will miss great opportunities, according to Sturgeon Ventures, the regulatory incubator, which has launched a non-profit fixed income portfolio management service for charities that they believe are overlooked by large fund managers because they have less than £20m to invest.
It is Sturgeon’s view that policymakers will refrain from raising interest rates for some years to avoid killing off economic recovery while older investors and institutions seeking income will support the bond market in the long term.

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Malta – AIFMD, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

On 25 June, 2013 the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued the final implementing measures for Malta’s transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU) (AIFMD). The MFSA has been accepting applications for existing fund managers wishing to upgrade to full AIFMs since the issuance of the questionnaires on the 10th May 2013 making it one of the first European Union member state regulators to begin processing AIFMD compliant applications for hedge fund managers and alternative funds managers managing AIFs.
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Sturgeon Ventures Background Information

Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator,a trusted partner and venture catalyst.  Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as a Regulatory Umbrella, Regulatory Hosting or FCA regulation.
Sturgeon Ventures has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998.
We have been nominated and won many awards including most recently Finance Awards Most Trusted FCA Regulatory Incubator 2104, ACQ MAGAZINE Business Incubator of the year 2104 and Venture Capitalist of the Year at the 2014 M&A Awards.

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