Montana Board of Investments reveals $360m of new alternatives commitments
The $24.9bn-managing Montana Board of Investments has picked Axiom Asia and Accolade Partners among its latest tranche of alternatives fund commitments.
Africa could produce more startups than Western Europe this year – but access to...
Africa has been touted as the "next great investment destination" in VC circles for at least a decade. But while many still believe Africa's star is soon to rise, plenty of investors have realised that its time to shine is actually already here. Despite a surge of unicorns in the region post-pandemic, however, access to capital for startups remains a perennial problem. AltAssets' Karin Wasteson investigates.
Early DoorDash backer Pear VC picks up over $430m for hefty new seed fund
Pear VC has raised more than $430m for the final close of its fourth fund, one of the largest seed vehicle raised by a non-multistage fund in recent years.
Pemberton brings in sustainability veteran Whooley as managing director to boost ESG offering
Alternative credit investor Pemberton has brought in former Goldman Sachs exec Niamh Whooley as managing director and head of sustainable investing.
Integrum celebrates target-beating debut fund close at $1.1bn
Tech-focused investment house Integrum has sealed a $1.1bn final close for its debut fund.
Listed European PE house Gimv picks up ERS Electronic majority stake
Listed Belgian private equity house Gimv has taken a majority stake in ERS Electronic, a provider of thermal management solutions for semiconductor manufacturing.
Columna Capital backs home dialysis growth with Physidia investment
Columna Capital has backed home-based kidney disease treatment specialist Physidia.
GoodLife Foods’ acquired by IK Partners
IK Partners, a European private equity firm, has announced an agreement to acquire GoodLife Foods, a leading manufacturer of frozen snacks based in Europe.
Apollo Impact acquires UK social housing firm
Apollo has agreed to acquire United Living Group, a provider of infrastructure, social housing maintenance and construction services in the UK. The transaction is expected to complete over the summer.
Warburg Pincus in reported $250m Vistaar Finance deal
Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has agreed to pay $250 million to buy a majority stake in excess of 90 percent in Vistaar Finance, an Indian lender to small and medium size businesses, according to reports.