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28 January 2014

Biotech investment rallies on back of six-year low $

Private equity and venture capital investment in the biotechnology sector recovered in 2013 after dipping to a six-year low in 2012, according to new research.

27 January 2014

De-risking impact investment vital to driving more capital to the sector $

Key risk factors continue to deter investors from gaining exposure to impact investments, according to a new report, which is destined to remain a niche activity unless these are addressed.

22 January 2014

Israel hits ten-year high for VC investment $

It was a record-breaking year in 2013 with 662 Israeli high-tech companies closing financing rounds. In all $2.3bn was raised - the highest amount in the past ten years and second only to the $3.1bn raised by local startups in 2000.

22 January 2014

Pension funds lagging sophisticated investors with private equity exposure $

Pension funds remain underweight in private equity compared to the allocations of family offices/endowments and sovereign wealth funds, according to new research.

21 January 2014

Alternative asset allocation grows as investors ready for volatility $

Asset owners have reiterated their intention to allocate more to private assets, with asset price volatility providing the major source of risk for the year ahead, a new investor survey has revealed.

17 January 2014

Internet leads the pack as US venture capital grows in 2013 $

Venture capitalists invested $29.4bn in 3,995 deals in 2013, an increase of seven percent in dollars and a four per cent increase in deals over the prior year,

16 January 2014

Mega deals drive up private equity value 18% for 2013 $

The value of global private equity investment rose for the fourth consecutive period in 2013 to a six-year high, though two mega deals of over $20bn helped mask a third successive yearly drop in dealmaking.

14 January 2014

Green investments slips back despite final quarter push $

The volume and value of investment in global cleantech companies fell back in 2013 to 265 deals worth an aggregate $8.353bn.

13 January 2014

European pension funds show strong appetite for real estate $

While European pension funds are displaying a strong appetite for real estate they retain a strong focus on risk management and were “very selective” in terms of where and how they invest, a new report has said.

8 January 2014

Alternative investment strategies ‘deliver on their promise’ $

Alternative strategies allocations have grown over the past 20 years and are proving increasingly effective in enhancing returns and reducing risk in institutional investors portfolios, according to a new white paper.

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