Private equity investor Maj Invest has hit a $137m first close for its MIFIF III fund focused on financial inclusion in emerging economies worldwide.
The Carlyle Group’s Ireland investment team have spun-out to launch Melior Equity Partners - and plan to launch their first standalone fund.
Low value deals dominated the Asia-Pacific venture capital funding landscape at the end of 2019 thanks to trade tensions and an economic slowdown in the region, new research shows.
Data Point Capital – a consumer internet-focused venture capital firm advised by Oscar winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio – is looking to raise up to $100m for its third investment fund.
TA Associates has exited its investment in French luxury clothing brand Zadig & Voltaire, as European buyout house Peninsula makes a strategic growth investment in the business.
HIG Capital has announced the appointment of Florian Kawohl as managing director at its distressed debt business, Bayside Capital.
UK government impact investor CDC Group has revealed it plans to invest £2bn in African companies over the next two years as it looks to double the size of its portfolio on the continent.
More than 20 European venture capital houses have joined up to develop a sustainability clause committing newly-financed companies to take part in more climate protection initiatives.
Veteran fundraising exec Caroline Abensour has been named head of investor relations at small and mid-cap private investment house CAPZA.
Polish private equity player Enterprise Investors has scored an impressive 9x return selling prefab housing maker Danwood to Korean construction major GS.