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19 March 2015

Sequoia backs Shanghai’s wealth management platform Noah Yijie

shanghai Sequoia Capital has backed Shanghai Noah Yijie Financial Tech, an internet finance subsidiary owned by Noah Holdings, with an undisclosed amount of investment.

12 March 2015

Alibaba invests $200m in Snapchat

taking-pictures-1-402703-m Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holdings has invested $200m in photo-messaging app Snapchat, AltAssets understands

23 February 2015

Kernal Capital invests in Cirdan Imaging

lab-751198-m Private equity firm Kernel Capital has made a significant investment in Cirdan Imaging through the Bank of Ireland Kernal Capital Growth.

10 February 2015

With decreased institutional investment cleantech must learn from tech sector $

electricity power lines energy The cleantech market needs to learn lessons from the tech space to deal with the decrease in institutional investors, according to LPs at AltAssets' recent Clean Energy & Sustainability Forum.

6 January 2015

Apen sells ‘legacy portfolio’ to Strategic Partners to focus on emerging markets

mountain mountains Swiss investment group Apen has sold a ‘legacy portfolio’ to Blackstone’s secondary division Strategic Partners for $192m.

22 December 2014

US private equity investment volume falls in Q3 $

piggy bank After a strong second quarter of 2014, private equity experience a seasonal dip in Q3. Investment fell slightly to $123bn, but the year is still on track for most volume since 2007, according to Private Equity Growth Capital Council.

29 October 2014

Spark head Philips leads $64m financing round for investment company Wealthfront

economy-crisis-2-1157866-m Founder of Spark Capital Jeremy Philips has led a $64m funding round for automated investment service Wealthfront.

17 October 2014

VC backs 1,000-plus US companies for sixth consecutive quarter $

dollarsss More than 1,000 US companies raised venture capital investment for the sixth quarter in a row, despite dollar investment dropping 27 per cent in the third quarter to $9.9bn, new research suggests.

29 September 2014

Florida SBA to commit $900m to real estate for 2014-2015

sea-and-sky-960112-m Florida's State Board Administration has allocated $900m to real estate projects for the 2014 to 2015 fiscal year beginning July 1.

25 June 2014

Birch Hill-backed buyout of Tuckamore opposed by investors

board The private equity-backed management buyout of Tuckamore Capital Management has been opposed by two major shareholders.

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