PGGM Private Real Estate, an investment division of the second largest Dutch pension fund service provider, has established a joint venture with Redevco, one of Europe’s leading retail real estate investment managers.
Crocus Technology, a supplier of disruptive Tunnel Magneto-Resistance (TMR) sensors, has secured USD35 million in funding through a combination of debt and equity from internal investors and external sources.
Geospatial Insight, a specialist in visual intelligence derived from geospatial big-data, has secured a GBP3.5 million growth equity investment from Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund and VenturesOne Investments.
New research from CEPRES shows how first-time private equity funds (ie first generation funds aka “Emerging Managers”) outperform later generation funds on a risk adjusted basis. By comparing the returns and loss rates of buyout deals invested by different generations of funds, CEPRES was able to see clear patterns of behavior linked to the maturity of the Manager.