Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Cross Ocean Partners Closes its First US Special Situations Fund at $605 Million; Total Capital Commitments Across the Strategy Grow to $885 Million

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cross Ocean Partners, a global asset management firm, announced the successful final closing of Cross Ocean USSS Fund I (A), its US Special Situations (“USSS”) credit fund, on June 29, 2018.  The …

Cross Ocean Partners Closes its First Aviation Fund at $438 Million

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cross Ocean Partners, a global asset management firm, announced the successful final closing of Cross Ocean Aviation Fund I on August 20, 2018, with total aggregate committed capital of c. $438 million.…

Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Conference on Foreign Affairs

The Inter-Ministerial Conference on Foreign Affairs decided today, under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Affairs Didier Reynders, to establish a technical working group to discuss uncertainties pertaining to the status of some …

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Report 2018

Today the U.S. Department of State submitted the second annual report to Congress as required by the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 (the END Wildlife Trafficking Act).

Wildlife trafficking is a serious transnational crime that threatens …

New US Envoy Holds Talks in Pakistan to Push Afghan Peace Efforts

The newly appointed American special representative for Afghan peace and reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, met Tuesday with top officials in Pakistan to seek the neighboring country’s help in bringing the Taliban to the table for talks with the Kabul government. The …

Pakistan To Seek IMF Bailout To Quell Economic Crisis

Pakistan’s new government will start negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency loans to ease a mounting balance of payments crisis, the Finance Ministry has announced.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan directed his finance minister on October 8 …