A consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets' (MIRA) Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 (MEIF6) is to acquire a portfolio of Romanian power assets owned by ČEZ Group.
The second quarter of this year saw two potentially worrying trends in US corporate credit: the number of public filers carrying debt of more than 7x going into Q3 had risen to 35 per cent (compared to 14 per cent in Q4 2018), while the percentage of leveraged loan defaults rose sharply from 2 per cent at the start of the year to north of 4 per cent, by March.
Duff & Phelps, a provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, has launched a new Equity Match service, which matches the equity funding requirements of UK based SMEs with specialist equity investors from a select network.
Listen in to PEWire's podcast with Emily Pollock (pictured), alternatives director at Schroders, to find out how consumption patterns will change in the "new normal", as well as her view on the potential for “buy-and-build” strategies in Europe and why she believes European private equity is well positioned for some of the shifts in the current environment.
To mark Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), PEWire is publishing a mini-series of three Q&A interviews with women working in venture capital. Third up is Itxaso del Palacio, Partner at London-based Notion vc, which invests in enterprise technology and B2B SaaS companies at Series A stage across Europe.
Prime Capital, an independent asset manager and financial services provider managing EUR17.7 billion across multiple funds, has closed its first investment from its newly launched Prime Green Energy Infrastructure Fund (PGEIF).
Supporting strong management teams and viable British businesses: Q&A with Stuart Blair and Stewart Haworth, directors of debt finance at OakNorth Bank
OakNorth Bank is sector-agnostic, focusing mainly on lower mid-market businesses and established property developers/investors, and is active throughout England with offices in London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and East Anglia.
The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has listed its portfolio company Mintra Holding AS, a provider of on-demand digital learning and enterprise HCM software solutions for safety-critical industries worldwide, on the Merkur Market of the Oslo Stock Exchange.
Realio partners with USD250m-plus Valentus Fund to tokenise institutional-grade investment opportunities
Realio, a technology ecosystem for institutional-grade digital assets, has announced a partnership with Valentus Capital Management, which will enable the digitisation of an array of private equity opportunities, as well as the issuance of a Valentus Digital platform token.
Foresight white paper reveals significant differences in pandemic resilience across infrastructure sub-sectors
A new study published today by Foresight Group (Foresight) into the resilience of infrastructure to global pandemics reveals that renewable energy, telecoms and primary care have proved to be the most pandemic resilient.