deals and transactions

Big Issue Invest commits GBP227,000 to support people affected by mental health problems in London

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:10

An organisation that aims to support over 300 people with severe mental health problems enter the workplace across multiple London boroughs has received investment through an outcomes-based contract from Big Issue Invest’s (BII) Outcomes Investment Fund. »

Glennmont Partners and Ardian Infrastructure complete acquisition of 199 MW windfarm portfolio

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 15:31

Glennmont Partners has completed the acquisition of a 42MW windfarm project located in Sicily from Athena Investments. As part of the same transaction, private investment house Ardian Infrastructure, has completed the acquisition via its controlled company 4New, of a 157.2MW portfolio of brownfield wind farms and photovoltaic plants located in Italy and Spain. »

Centre Partners sells Stonewall Kitchen to Audax Private Equity

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 15:30

Centre Partners, a middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, has sold its portfolio company Stonewall Kitchen to Audax Private Equity. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

Denham Capital sells African renewable power company BioTherm Energy

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:58

Denham Capital has sold BioTherm Energy to Actis Capital, a leading emerging market investor, for an undisclosed sum. Denham invested in BioTherm Energy through its Fund V and helped build it into a leading African independent renewable power company. »

FNA secures USD5.5m in Series A funding

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:50

FNA has closed USD5.5m Series A investment round led by IQ Capital, with participation from GETTYLAB.  »

TA Associates acquires Wealth Enhancement Group

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:33

Wealth Enhancement Group, an independent wealth management firm that oversees USD11.8 billion in client assets, has been acquired by funds affiliated with TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm with extensive experience in financial services investing.  »

Equistone to acquire Bulgin

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:31

Mid-market private equity investor Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone) is to acquire a majority stake in Bulgin, a UK-headquartered developer and manufacturer of environmentally sealed high-performance engineered solutions, from Elektron Technology for an enterprise valuation of GBP105 million.  »

blufolio blockchain VC fund invests in Liquineq

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:30

blufolio AG, a Swiss blockchain investment firm and manager of the Luxembourg-registered blufolio venture capital fund, has invested in Liquineq, a global payments platform start-up based in Zug, Switzerland.  »

Vestigo Ventures and AXA Venture Partners lead USD11m round for Jobble

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 08:12

Vestigo Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on making investments in fintech companies, and AXA Venture Partners, a venture capital fund investing in high-growth, technology-enabled companies, have closed a USD11 million financing round for Jobble, a community of on-demand workers.  »

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice sells direct-to-consumer insurance marketing platform

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 08:11

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has completed the sale of TRANZACT, a provider of direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for individual Medicare and Life insurance policies across the US, to Willis Towers Watson. The total purchase price was USD1.3 billion. »


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