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Russia’s Softline Group invests in Bielorussian cloud potential

East-West Digital News Earlier this month, Softline Venture Partners, the venture arm of the Moscow-based international software licensor and IT service provider Softline Group, announced an investment of $750,000 in an advanced IT developer, TurboHeads, in neighboring Belarus. ActiveCloud, another Softline Group subsidiary and IaaS/SaaS solution provider, has also participated in the round of financing. […]

Chinese Hospital: Planned US IPO

The Company has strategic partnership with GE (China), Sinopharm Group Co, China Life Insurance, and Beijing Persee General. It has strong historic financial returns and a strong management team with deep knowledge and experience.

Young Italian shoe brand Moretti gets private equity backing

PARIS, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Dec 6 (Reuters) – Italian luxury shoemaker Alberto Moretti, known for his velvet slip-ons and stilettos made with 24-carat gold, has secured backing from a newly-formed private equity firm in the latest deal involving a promising young designer.

iTech Capital invests $10 million in Ticketland

East-West Digital News iTech Capital, a Russian PE & VC fund, announced earlier this week that it has invested $10 million in Ticketland, a major Russian event ticketing company.

Australia’s IPO resurgence to keep bankers busy next year

HONG KONG/SYDNEY, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Bankers in Australia have much to cheer this Christmas as fees from underwriting IPOs surge 10-fold this year, and many are now betting on an equally active year in 2014 as a slew of private equity exits keep the market busy.

RusRating Owner Sells Out to Develop Hong Kong Rating Agency

The Moscow Times Businessman Richard Hainsworth has sold out of local rating agency RusRating, shifting his attention to building an international rating business in Hong Kong. The new owner, Alexander Zaitsev, vowed Friday that he would expand the agency and challenge the bigger players in the country