Private Equity Wire - Daily News en KORE Software invests in Fevo <p><em><strong>KORE Software has created a new venture capital entity, KORE Software Capital, which has made its first investment in the group ticketing company Fevo.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Venture Capital Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:54:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248947 at GEO to acquire Community Education Centers <p><em><strong>Real estate investment trust The GEO Group is to acquire Community Education Centers (CEC), a private provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in re-entry and in-prison treatment facilities as well as management services for county, state and federal correctional and detention facilities.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:41:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248943 at Monroe Capital supports HIG Growth Partners’ investment in AdTheorent <p><em><strong>Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support private equity sponsor HIG Growth Partners&rsquo; investment in AdTheorent, in partnership with its founding management team and existing investors.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:29:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248942 at New Heritage Capital invests in Continental Services <p><em><strong>New Heritage Capital, a Boston-based private equity investment firm specialising in founder-owned businesses, has invested in&nbsp;Continental Services, a diversified food-service provider serving corporate clients in Michigan.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:27:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248941 at Is your organisation at risk of a cyber breach? <p><em><strong>That&rsquo;s one of the key questions a panel of industry experts will be addressing at the <a href="" target="_blank">GFM Cybersecurity Event</a> in London in March.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:37:57 +0000 mkitchen 248547 at Gilson Gray to double capacity of prime Edinburgh office <p><em><strong>Legal firm Gilson Gray has doubled the capacity of its centrally located Edinburgh office after rapid growth in its first three years.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Companies Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:06:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248932 at Ecrebo secures GBP12 million investment <p><em><strong>Ecrebo, a retail point of sale marketing specialist, has secured a GBP12 million investment from Air Miles and Nectar founder Sir Keith Mills and former Warburg Pincus head of Europe, Joseph Schull.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:55:28 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248929 at Post Oak leads USD200m capital commitment to Moriah Henry Partners <p><em><strong>Post Oak Energy Capital, through investment partnerships it manages, has led a USD200 million equity commitment to Moriah Henry Partners.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:39:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248926 at State Street GX Private Equity Index shows pullback in VC deals in 2016 <p><em><strong>State Street Corporation&rsquo;s GX Private Equity Index (PEI) saw an overall return of 3.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2016, with buyout, private debt and venture capital each posting positive returns.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:37:44 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248925 at Blackstreet Capital Holdings purchases fourth ice arena <p><em><strong>Iceoplex Operating, an affiliate of Blackstreet Capital Holdings (BCH), has acquired substantially all of the assets of the Iceoplex at Southpointe sports complex.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:35:35 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248924 at TWINO expands European operations with listing of Spanish loans <p><em><strong>Latvian peer-to-peer lending platform TWINO has begun listing short term loans via its Spanish originator, allowing its investors to further diversify their investment portfolios.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:33:21 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248923 at Private Equity Wire 2017 Global Awards – voting now open <p><em><strong>We are conducting a survey of the Private Equity Wire readership to assess the best private equity fund performers and service providers during 2016&nbsp;in a range of categories covering the entire private equity space.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Private Equity Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:10:36 +0000 mkitchen 247766 at Northern Trust and IBM Pioneer build blockchain PE fund management solution <p><em><strong>Northern Trust, in collaboration with IBM and other key stakeholders, has launched the first commercial deployment of blockchain technology for the private equity market.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Technology and software solutions Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:02:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248918 at Global Alliance Wealth Management extends alternative solutions platform <p><em><strong>Global Alliance Wealth Management, an alternative investment management firm with offices in New York and Hong Kong, has extended its Alternative Solutions Platform, soon to become available for accredited investors and private clients.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:58:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248917 at Mid Europa sells Zabka Polska to CVC <p><em><strong>Mid Europa Partners, a private equity investor focused on Central and South Eastern Europe, is to sell Zabka Polska to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:50:04 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248913 at secures USD19m in VC funding <p><em><strong>, the social network for data people, has closed USD18.7 million in venture capital funding at double the valuation of its previous round.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Venture Capital Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:48:24 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248912 at Amethis Finance and Metier acquire stake in Kenafric Industries <p><em><strong>Amethis Finance and Metier have teamed up to acquire a significant minority stake in East African packaged food business Kenafric Industries.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:49:24 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248901 at US fintech funding and deal volume drop significantly in 2016 <p><em><strong>Total funding for US fintech companies and deal activity dropped significantly in 2016, down to USD12.8 billion from USD27 billion in 2015, a result of political and regulatory uncertainty, a decline in megadeals and investor caution.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:46:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248900 at Arma Partners advises Evidon on sale of Ghostery consumer assets <p><em><strong>Arma Partners has acted as exclusive financial adviser to Evidon, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus, on the sale of its Ghostery consumer assets to Cliqz.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:44:25 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248899 at Euronext launches family business index <p><em><strong>Euronext has announced the launch of Euronext Family Business, the first European index dedicated to family businesses, designed to highlight the performance of 90 family companies listed in the four countries covered by Euronext.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Indexes Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:02:23 +0000 beverlychandler 248896 at