Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Fund news

EOS Partners navigates tricky first-time fundraising environment to hit €175m hard...

German private equity firm EOS Partners has hit a €175m hard cap final close for its debut vehicle despite a tricky capital raising market for first-time funds.

Features

5 private equity fundraises LPs turned to during the coronavirus pandemic

As of March, most of the world had entered full-on panic mode. Countries were locking down, people were stocking up on toilet paper and the financial market was preparing for a shock. While waters have been rough, many private equity and venture capital firms have seemed to sail through them relatively unfazed.

Knowledge Bank

LPs ‘learn lessons from 2008 financial crash’ as they look to...

LP demand for private capital is set to soar before the end of the year as institutional investors look to learn from mistakes made following the global financial crash and take advantage of opportunities caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Popular Articles

Windjammer seals $780m sale of Advanced Instruments after four years of growth

Windjammer Capital has agreed the $780m sale of Advanced Instruments to trade buyer Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB.

PayMongo picks up support from industry giant Stripe, VC houses in Series A round

Online payment company PayMongo has raised $12m in its Series A round, which was led by payments monolith Stripe.

Pritzker Private Capital names new head of investing amid string of promotions

Pritzker Private Capital has named Michael Nelson as head of investing amid a string of promotions at the firm.

Bank risk management startup Acin seals venture capital-backed Series A investment

Acin, which aims to help banks with their non-financial risk management, has secured $12m in a Series A round led by Notion Capital.

Capital Dynamics seals triple solar project purchase from LS Power

Asset manager Capital Dynamics has bought interests in a trio of solar photovoltaic projects from LS Power.

Varde Partners to create $5bn reinsurance business with American Equity, Agam Capital Management

Värde Partners has teamed up with American Equity Investment Life Holding Company and Agam Capital Management to launch a reinsurance company to reinsure $5bn of American Equity fixed index annuity liabilities.

Investindustrial, Black Diamond Capital team up again to agree up to $425m Hexion unit...

Investindustrial and Black Diamond Capital Management have agreed a $425m carve-out of chemical company Hexion's phenolic resins unit.

Warehouse robot specialist Exotec gets $90m backing from 83 North, Dell Technologies Capital, others

Warehouse robot creator Exotec has picked up backing from 83 North and Dell Technologies Capital for a new $90m financing round.

Eir Ventures, Vaekstfonde lead investment round in Synklino to help eliminate transplant-related infections

Eir Ventures and Vaekstfonde have led a seed financing round for Synklino, a biotech company developing a treatment to eliminate certain infections which can cause complications in transplants.

Pelican Capital backs YourParkingSpace as company hails opportunity from workers returning from Covid lockdown

Pelican Capital has backed UK on-demand parking platform YourParkingSpace with a £5m investment.

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