ARIE Capital Group has been granted approval for its Private Fund Management (PFM) licence from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC), and its Qualified Foreign Limited Partner (QFLP) licence by the Tianjin Free Trade Zone Bureau of Finance.
Inovo, a venture capital firm investing in technology startups across Poland and Central & Eastern European region (CEE), has today announced the final close of its second fund, Inovo II, at EUR54 million.
Forbion, a European life sciences venture capital firm, has held the final close of the Forbion Growth Opportunities Fund I (Forbion Growth I) at its hard cap amount of EUR360 million (USD428 million).
In this week's podcast, Mark Yusko – founder, chief investment officer and managing director of Morgan Creek Capital Management – discusses why, in his view, SPACs are now replacing the traditional Series C, D and E rounds, how retail investors could tap into previously 'hard to access' late-stage growth PE with the help of SPAC vehicles, and his take on the viability of the SPAC craze.
Texture Capital, an institutional marketplace for private capital, is partnering with COSIMO X, a venture capital fund that invests in opportunities in emerging next-generation technologies.
Phoenix Group (Phoenix), the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business, announces the launch of its first dedicated Venture Capital fund, “Phoenix Venture Capital Partners”, with an initial allocation in excess of GBP100 million.
Alex Di Santo, group head of private equity at Crestbridge outlines four considerations for venture capital managers looking to launch their first fund.
Aldea Ventures has has held a EUR60 million first close of a target EUR100 million fund to invest in 700 technology-enabled startups across Europe.
Commonfund Capitalhas closed Commonfund Venture Partners XIII (CVP XIII) at its hard cap of USD625 million. The oversubscribed fund had strong participation from existing investors, as well as select new institutional limited partners. Investors in the fund include foundations, endowments, pensions, healthcare systems and family offices.
Brunnur Ventures GP has launched Brunnur II, its second venture fund with USD65 million (ISK8.3 billion) in commitments. The new fund's Limited Partners include ten of Iceland’s leading pension funds and Landsbanki.