Specialist business advisory firm FRP has reported a record 12 months during which its corporate finance and debt advisory team advised on 81 transactions with a combined enterprise value of GBP1.9 billion.
Results & performance
Shore Capital Partners (Shore), a strategic private equity firm focused on microcap investing in the healthcare, food and beverage, business services, and real estate industries, with offices in Chicago and Nashville, has announced the first and only closings of its fourth institutional healthcare private equity fund, Shore Capital Healthcare Partners Fund IV (HC Fund IV), its first business services fund, Shore Capital Business Services Partners Fund I (BS Fund I), and its first real estate fund, Shore Capital Real Estate Partners Fund I (RE Fund I). HC Fund IV raised USD366 million, BS Fund I raised USD213 million, and RE Fund I raised USD107 million. With these respective closings totaling USD686 million, Shore now manages a total committed capital base of USD2 billion.
Dechert and AZB & Partners were top M&A legal advisers by value and volume in Asia-Pacific for H1 2021, says GlobalData
Dechert and AZB & Partners were the top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) legal advisers by value and volume, respectively, in the Asia-Pacific region during the first half (H1) of 2021.
PGIM Private Capital provided nearly USD6.5 billion of senior debt and junior capital to more than 100 middle-market companies and projects globally in the first half of 2021, marking the second largest first-half origination volume over the past decade, as markets across the globe begin to move beyond the pandemic.
Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, received USD12.1 billion in new commitments from its global client base in H1 2021 (H1 2020: USD8.3 billion), bringing the firm's total AuM to USD118.9 billion as of 30 June 2021 (31 December 2020: USD109.1 billion). During the same period, the firm committed USD13.1 billion to transformational investing across private markets asset classes globally.
Golub Capital has reported record originations in the second quarter of 2021, signing up over USD9 billion in retained and syndicated commitments and completing over 95 new and add-on transactions.
A new report from Invest Europe, an association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors, shows that European private equity strongly outperformed listed equity benchmarks to the end of 2020, underlining the industry’s resilience during the Covid-19 crisis and its consistent ability to support the long-term investors that guarantee the pensions and savings of European citizens.
By A Paris — Though the Covid-19 speedbump hit the private capital markets hard, as it did all other sectors, the industry witnessed a steady rise in investor appetite with large amounts of capital waiting to be deployed.
BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – has reported record-breaking results and surging growth in its 2020 Annual Report and Accounts.
Acquisitions made by UK private equity-backed businesses hit record levels in Q1, says Rickitt Mitchell
The number of acquisitions made by private equity backed businesses in the UK hit record levels in the first quarter of 2021, with 168 transactions completed in just three months, according to Rickitt Mitchell’s Buy and Build Barometer.