Monthly Archives: May 2015
Password management and online security platform 1Password has hit a $6.8bn valuation thanks to a hefty Series C round led by ICONIQ Growth and backed by celebrities including Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey Jr.
Global buyout giant Blackstone has bought Interplex, a specialist in customized connector solutions for the auto, medical and ICT markets, from Baring Private Equity Asia.
Tom Tull, the former CIO of US pension major the Employees Retirement System of Texas, has joined Star Mountain Capital as a senior advisor.
Israel investment firm Viola Ventures has gathered over $1.25bn for assets under management thanks for the closing of its $250m sixth fund.
Summa Equity has raised the largest European impact fund to date with €2.3bn of capital commitments, triple the size of its predecessor fund.
Sustainability-focused private equity house SWEN Capital Partners has struck a €150m first close for its second infrastructure fund dedicated to renewable gas and the circular economy.
PeakSpan Capital has burst through its $500m target for a final close of its third flagship fundraise, making it more than double the size of its 2019 sophomore fund.
Fintech investment specialist Ten Coves Capital has hit a $293m final close for its oversrubscribed third fund - its first independent fundraise since its team spun out of Napier Park Global Capital.
CM-Equity and Quantum Business Network have launched a €100m fund targeting pre-seed to Series A investments in quantum technologies.
Mid-market investor Monomoy Capital Partners has massively beaten its predecessor fund total to hold a $1.1bn final close for its fourth private equity vehicle.