Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Fund news

TPG could take over $1bn Abraaj healthcare fund in wake of...

US private equity house TPG is reportedly in talks to take over management of Abraaj's $1bn healthcare fund following a scandal over alleged misuse of investor money.

Features

Why tail-end secondaries could ease VC headaches as time to exit...

Vintage Investment Partners general partner Abe Finkelstein explains why he believes tail-end secondaries are the optimal solution for venture capital firms struggling to exit long-held portfolio businesses.

Knowledge Bank

Pair of big deals push April PE, VC dealmaking totals for...

Private equity and venture capital investment in the cleantech sector surged to its second-highest monthly value in a year last month thanks to a pair of hefty deals, new research shows.

Popular Articles

SFW Capital Partners taps second fund for software company investment

SFW Capital Partners has made a strategic investment in global software provider Swiftpage.

TPG could take over $1bn Abraaj healthcare fund in wake of latter’s alleged capital...

US private equity house TPG is reportedly in talks to take over management of Abraaj's $1bn healthcare fund following a scandal over alleged misuse of investor money.

Seedcamp strikes £60m to close oversubscribed fourth fund

European venture capital investor Seedcamp has hit a £60m final close for its oversubscribed fourth fund.

Trive Capital promotes managing director Bonner to partner

Dallas private equity house Trive Capital has promoted former Insight Equity senior associate Blake Bonner to partner after six years at the firm.

Hg scores 4.2x return exiting IRIS for £1.3bn, buys back into business with Saturn...

Hg has scored a 4.2x return exiting long-held portfolio business IRIS in a deal worth about £1.3bn, marking the UK's biggest-ever private equity-led software buyout.

Genstar promotes Geoff Miller to director, Rob Clark to principal

Genstar Capital has promoted Geoff Miller to director a decade after her first joined the firm.

Israel cybersecurity incubator, think tank Team 8 eyes $85m debut VC fund

Israel-based cybersecurity incubator Team 8 is looking to raise up to $85m for a new venture capital fund.

LDC-backed UK games developer Team17 hits £217m valuation through IPO

Private equity-backed UK games developer Team17 has hit a market capitalisation of £217m through its IPO on the London Stock Exchange AIM.

Life science investment newcomer KdT Ventures closes debut fund

Specialist life science firm KdT Ventures has closed its first venture capital fund just one year after launch.

Canadian pension CDPQ ups stake in North American renewable energy major Invenergy

Canadian pension major Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has upped its stake in North America's largest privately-held renewable energy company Invenergy Renewables.