US private equity firm KKR has released its second quarter financial results showing 5 per cent higher earnings for the first six months of 2020 compared to the first six months of 2019.
Results & performance
BGF’s total H1 investment stands at GBP177 million, including GBP128 million into new portfolio companies and GBP49 million into existing portfolio companies.
The State Street Private Equity Index (SSPEI) posted its second highest quarterly return in the past two years at 4.35 per cent return in the fourth quarter of 2019, up from the 0.82 per cent return in Q3 2019.
Foresight Group's Foresight Global Real Infrastructure Fund (GRIF) has surpassed its target performance of UK CPI +3 per cent over 12 months, with a total return 18.51 per cent.
INDOS Financial's ‘assets under depositary’ in closed-ended private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds now exceed USD10 billion.
BGF has reported strong investment and financial performance in its 2019 Annual Report and Accounts.
Blackstone’s private equity division saw assets reach USD174.7 billion, while the group's hedge fund performance fell more than 8 per cent during a torrid first quarter.
Fortino Capital Partners has held a first close on EUR45 million for the successor of its first VC-fund, Fortino Capital Venture II.
Over the last decade, business peer-to-peer lending, also known as crowdlending, has become an appealing alternative financial source for many European companies.
The Midlands Private Equity Growth Barometer, which has been released today, highlights the region’s 50 fastest-growing private equity-backed businesses based on turnover growth in the past three years.