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General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

Fresha, a beauty and wellness software platform, has secured USD100 million in a Series C investment round led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, with strategic participation from Huda Kattan of HB Investments and the founder of Huda Beauty, as well as Michael Zeisser of FMZ Ventures, former Chairman Investments at Alibaba Group, and Jonathan Green of Lugard Road Capital. 

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Silverfleet Capital sells Coventya

Silverfleet Capital sells Coventya

The pan-European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital, through one of its portfolio companies, Electrum Holding Sàrl, has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Element Solutions Inc, for the purpose of the sale of its stake in Coventya, an international specialty chemicals business headquartered in France, generating a 2.5x gross money multiple. Completion of the transaction is expected to occur by Q3 or Q4 2021. 

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General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

Fresha, a beauty and wellness software platform, announced today a USD100 million Series C investment led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, with strategic participation from Huda Kattan of HB Investments and the founder of Huda Beauty, as well as Michael Zeisser of FMZ Ventures, former Chairman Investments at Alibaba Group and Jonathan Green of Lugard Road Capital.  

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Healthcare drivers that private equity should be aware of

Healthcare drivers that private equity should be aware of

By Chris Gauld, director, Equator – A positive repercussion of Covid-19 has been the massive uptick in the interest in healthy activities and healthy living. Exercise equipment sales in the UK have spiked 5,800 percent during the pandemic, while corporate wellbeing investments, ranging from free gym memberships through to mental health and general wellness services, are on the rise too.