Investments

Upwardly mobile - Private equity investors eye returns from 5G 'revolution'

Upwardly mobile - Private equity investors eye returns from 5G 'revolution'

With a predicted USD275 billion of investment expected from US wireless providers over the next few years, not to mention up to three million new jobs and an annual USD500 billion GDP boost for the US economy, it’s no wonder that 5G is being a dubbed truly transformative technology. And as James Williams finds out, private equity investors are keen to help finance the revolution…

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Asia specific – How The Carlyle Group is catering for Asia's new appetite for PE investments

Asia specific – How The Carlyle Group is catering for Asia's new appetite for PE investments

As investors scramble to build their private equity allocations, PE groups are responding in kind in a bid to meet demand. Developing new products, however, is no easy task. If it is done in a vacuum, without genuine investor interest, or if a fund is developed too quickly, such that the manager is unable to deliver on the investment promise, the outcome is often bad. 

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BPOC acquires MPE

BPOC acquires MPE

Midwest Products & Engineering (MPE), a design and manufacturing partner to healthcare and technology OEMs, has secured a majority equity investment from Chicago-based Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company (BPOC), a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry.

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Astarte Capital’s ASOP platform brings real asset investors closer to the action

Astarte Capital’s ASOP platform brings real asset investors closer to the action

Astarte Capital Partners is hoping that its new discretionary co-investment platform, the Astarte Special Opportunities Platform (ASOP), will help facilitate investor allocations to European ‘real assets’ and encourage a greater alignment of interests with operating companies over the long term.