Stack of money

GE Capital finances Vista Equity Partners’ acquisition of AGDATA

GE Capital’s telecom, media and technology (TMT) financing business served as administrative agent on USD69 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of AGDATA by Vista Equity Partners. »


Data

Ridgemont and Cross River partner to serve growing bandwidth demand

Ridgemont Equity Partners is to acquire a majority interest in Cross River Fiber, a provider of dark fibre and communications infrastructure-based services. »


San Francisco

WTAS appoints managing director in San Francisco

Marc Lim has joined tax firm WTAS as a managing director in the commercial and alternative investment funds practices in the San Francisco office. »


Exit sign

D5 Capital sells stake in WalkMe for 3.5x return

D5 Capital, the media and technology investment and M&A advisor, has secured a cash exit from WalkMe, the interactive online guidance and engagement platform. »


Sell

WordLogic sells exclusive rights to legal enterprise solutions to private equity group

WordLogic has received a non-refundable financial commitment to purchase exclusive rights to its legal enterprise solutions for North America. »


British pounds

SmartKem attracts Series A funding from high profile investment syndicate

SmartKem has closed a series A funding round from an investment syndicate comprising BASF Venture Capital, Octopus Investments and Entrepreneurs Fund, plus further investment from Finance Wales, the company’s principal shareholder. »


Computer screen

FNEX partners with Buttonwood Group Advisors

Buttonwood Group Advisors is to list on the FNEX online alternative investment platform via its placement agent, affiliated broker-dealer Joseph Gunnar & Co. »


Handshake and money

PeerNova secures investment by VC veteran Pierre Lamond

PeerNova has secured a pre-series A investment by venture capital veteran and semiconductor industry pioneer Pierre Lamond. »


Asia Pacific

PE in Asia lags in operational value creation, says survey

As Asia's free-market economies mature, general partners (GPs) need to change the way they work with their portfolio companies, according to a survey by AlixPartners. »


Liquidity

Secondaries market at inflection point as PE funds’ GPs initiate liquidity events

The global private equity secondaries market is now at an inflection point, demonstrating its capacity to support liquidity events and fund restructurings for multiple limited partners seeking early exits from their holdings, says Neil Campbell, global head of Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI). »


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