Livingbridge raises over GBP330m to invest in fast-growth UK SMEs

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 10:05

UK mid-market private equity investor Livingbridge has closed the Livingbridge Enterprise 3 fund with total capital commitments of GBP334 million, an increase of 50 per cent on its predecessor fund, Livingbridge Enterprise 2, a 2015 vintage fund. »

Idinvest holds final close of Idinvest Digital Fund III at EUR350m

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 09:49

Idinvest Partners, aa investor in SMEs across Europe, has anheldnounced the final closing of its third digital fund at EUR350 million, having surpassed its initial fundraising target of EUR300 million. »

Sofinnova Partners raises EUR333m Capital IX Early-Stage Healthcare Fund

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 09:48

European venture capital firm Sofinnova Partners has closed its latest early-stage healthcare fund Sofinnova Capital IX, oversubscribed at EUR333 million. »

Permira closes fund VII at EUR11bn

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 09:25

Provate equity firm Permira has held a final closing for its latest buy-out fund Permira VII (P7), at its hard cap with total commitments of EUR11 billion. »

British Strategic Investment Fund commitments reach GBP200m following interim close

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 21:53

Specialist alternative asset manager, Gresham House plc (Gresham House), has held the interim close of its British Strategic Investment Fund (BSIF) taking total commitments to GBP200 million. »

Female founded Aruwa Capital Management launches USD20 million co-investment vehicle for Africa

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 18:11

Aruwa Capital Management (Aruwa), a female founded and led private equity firm focused on Nigeria and Ghana, has launched a USD20 million co-investment vehicle. Aruwa‘s mission is to provide patient growth capital to established and rapidly growing companies in the small to lower middle market and it expects to execute four to five investments, averaging US USD1-5 million, over the next 24 months. »

DWS European Direct Lending fund achieves first closing

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:50

DWS has held the first close of its new closed-ended European Direct Lending fund with commitments of more than EUR350 million from investors across Europe and Asia. »

Resonance Asset Management launches Guernsey Green Fund focused on onshore wind farms

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:43

Resonance British Wind Energy Income II, an authorised, close-ended investment fund focused on the wind farm sector in the UK and Ireland, has been launched as a Guernsey Green Fund. »

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