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High-profile figures back VentureWave Capital’s new ‘Impact Ireland’ technology venture PE fund

High-profile figures back VentureWave Capital’s new ‘Impact Ireland’ technology venture PE fund

Well-known Irish figures including former Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Guinness family head Lord Iveagh and U2 band members Adam Clayton and The Edge are among a wide-ranging line-up of advisors and investors in a new ‘Impact Ireland’ fund launched by Dublin-based venture private equity investor VentureWave Capital.

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“Best time in 10 years to invest in private markets”: Mediobanca and Russell launch third fund

“Best time in 10 years to invest in private markets”: Mediobanca and Russell launch third fund

Italian investment banking and asset management group Mediobanca is launching a new private markets fund aimed at Italian private clients, aiming to offer a diversified strategy that will seek to exploit opportunities arising from the economic and financial dislocations caused by Covid-19.

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Sherpa Capital raises EUR120m for third special situations fund

Sherpa Capital raises EUR120m for third special situations fund

Sherpa Capital, an Iberian private equity manager specialising in medium-sized companies, has reached a final close of EUR120 million for its new fund Sherpa Special Situations III, the fourth of the firm after the special situation vehicles Sherpa Capital I and II, and the Sherpa Capital Private Equity fund, which acquires stakes in profitable and growing companies.