ThinCats, an alternative lender to mid-sized SMEs has provided a total of GBP5.9 million in funding facilities for two businesses backed by NVM Private Equity.
Align Capital Partners (ACP) has closed its second private equity investment fund, Align Capital Partners Fund II, LP and Align Capital Partners Fund II-A, LP (ACP II) at its hard cap of USD450 million.
Real asset specialist Aquila Capital has expanded its partnership with Dutch pension investor APG in European hydropower by EUR250 million to EUR550 million. With this new mandate, Aquila Capital’s assets under management increase to EUR10.75 billion.
Changing comsumer habits and a changing of the guard in the boardrooms of the world's top grossing and growing companies are bringing about a sea change in the attitudes of private equity GPs and LPs to diversity and inclusion issues, says Liz Pfeuti…
In partnership with Private Equity Wire (PEW), SS&C Intralinks has published the 2020 LP Survey. This is the third year that SS&C Intralinks have partnered with PEW to poll, interview and analyse data from global limited partners (LPs), which this year totalled 182.
It is becoming increasingly clear that private equity investors are training their sights on how GPs think about ESG issues. The degree to which they engage on the topic, and their approach to influencing portfolio companies, is now firmly entrenched in manager selection and it is a trend that is not likely to reverse anytime soon.
By Paul Bryant – Research by BDO shows take-private deal value more than tripling in one year to GBP14 billion in 2018/19, up from GBP 3.7 billion the year before.
Recently, PEwire discussed how mid-market PE managers are adopting fundraising best practices to attract investors in an increasingly competitive marketplace, in collaboration with FIS, the global fintech firm behind Investran, Data Exchange and FIS™ Private Equity Rainmaker.