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The Marque Global Ltd
Private Equity International

Who are you? Managing partner and philanthropist? Rapper and VC investor? Chairman and talk show host?  For some individuals, one title is simply not enough. This was the thinking behind The Marque (www.themarque.com), which appears to be the anti-LinkedIn of online professional profiling.  The rationale is quite straightforward; there is a certain type of person for who the internet currently simply does not cater...says founder of the business Andrew Wessels.

Disruptive Capital Finance
Financial News London

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund joins a select group of big international funds investing in buying up closed UK pension schemes...Adia has bought the stake from the private equity group JC Flowers, which was one of the founding investors in PIC when it was set up by the financier Edmund Truell in 2006.

Aggregated Micro Power Holdings plc

Richard Burrell, CEO at Aggregated Micro Power Holdings, writes: "It may be a bit of a cliché, but we certainly achieve a lot more working collaboratively than on our own. This has come to fruition after an extraordinary week for AMP, which started with AMP’s first ever Company-wide two-day event and finished with Forest Fuels, AMP’s wholly owned subsidiary, winning the ‘Company’ category of the British Renewable Energy Association Award - for the business who has done most to advance UK renewables."

The Agency
Observer

“It’s just a life change, a new era,” The Agency co-founder Billy Rose, who has the $2.7 million listing for the Spanish revival-style West Hollywood abode, told Observer.

James Reginato, writer-at-large for Vanity Fairwrites: "Fred Bidwell and his wife Laura Ruth are putting Cleveland back on the cultural map with some big – and innovative – ideas."

OC&C Strategy Consultants

Michael Jary writes in his latest column in Retail Week: "The roll call of failed or struggling retailers is growing: Toys R Us, Maplin, Poundworld, Carpetright, Mothercare, House of Fraser."

Nadja Swarovski said: "This year's innovative, dynamic and thought-provoking creations use crystal to explore our relationship with technology and the home. It is also a pleasure to showcase the inspiring work of the winners of the award."