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COSIMO Ventures reports ‘record-setting’ year

COSIMO Ventures (COSIMO), a venture capital investment firm that provides investors access to high-potential blockchain projects through the world’s first tokenised, evergreen venture fund, has reported another year of impressive growth resulting from investor demand in the blockchain and decentralised finance sectors. Over the course of 2021, COSIMO participated in

Accel-KKR tops 2021 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking

Private equity firm Accel-KKR has topped this year’s HEC–DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking ahead of Francisco Partners and TA Associates, in second and third spots. The 2021 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking lists the world’s Top PE firms in terms of aggregate performance based on all buyout funds raised between

Eurazeo raises record EUR5.2bn in 2021

The Eurazeo Group set a new record in 2021 raising funds of EUR5.2 billion from limited partners, up 80 per cent compared to 2020 and +125 per cent compared to the average over the last three years. The consecutive records set in the past three fiscal years illustrate the successful

Bluegem-backed Mamas & Papas reports record Christmas trading

Nursery and childrenswear retailer Mamas & Papas, which is backed by Bluegem Capital Partners, has reported a 30 per cent increase in sales over the eight weeks to 26 December compared to the previous year and a 35 per cent increase on 2019, buoyed by new store openings, new product

ECI completes seven exits valued at GBP2.5bn in 2021

ECI Partners, a growth-focused mid-market private equity firm, had a strong 2021, completing seven exits with a combined value of GBP2.5 billion. Together, these exits averaged a return of 3.5x, and include the sale of CPOMS, Content+Cloud and the IPO of tech unicorn Auction Technology Group (ATG). ATG was the

Pannone Corporate advises on over GBP500m of transactions in Q4

North West law firm, Pannone Corporate, has advised on over GBP500 million of deals in Q4, as M&A activity remains buoyant. The corporate team, including partners Mark Winthorpe, Tom Hall and Tim Hamilton, completed 14 transactions during the final quarter of 2021 across M&A, IPO and private equity transactions. High-profile

Growth in private equity propels RSM UK to GBP4bn of deals in 2021

RSM UK has advised on over 240 deals this year, with a combined value of GBP4.1 billion across the UK – showcasing a record year for the corporate finance practice and a 37 per cent increase in value over the prior year. Of these deals, 136 transactions involved private equity


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