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Ironshield Capital’s event driven credit strategy returns 30 per cent in 2021

Ironshield Capital Management (Ironshield), a European event-driven corporate credit specialist, delivered positive performance of 30 per cent in 2021. The firm’s AUM stood at USD308 million as at 31 December 2021, across its three funds: L1 Special Situations, L2 Special Situations and Ironshield Credit Fund – UCITS.   Ironshield’s strategy

Private equity liquid alternatives firm PEO Partners sees strong AUM growth

PEO Partners (PEO), a private equity liquid alternatives firm, has achieved a significant milestone of eight months of management of the PEO Private Equity Access Master Fund, its flagship fund launched in May 2021, and is experiencing strong momentum in growth of AUM. Founded by Jean-Louis Lelogeais, co-Founder of Strategic

Fifth Wall raised USD1.1bn across its funds in 2021

Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry, raised more than USD1.1 billion across its funds in 2021. In 2021, the firm welcomed new investors, including Aldar, APG, Arbor Realty Trust, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Bpifrance through the digital Fund of Funds, Camden

2150 closes flagship oversubscribed urban sustainability technology fund at EUR268m

2150, the Urban Sustainability Technology Fund, has held the final close of its oversubscribed flagship fund at EUR268 million (USD312m).  Funding for the final close comes from new investors including Credit Suisse and a client advised by AIMS Imprint of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, the Norwegian sovereign climate investment company,

PGC completes six transactions in 12 months

In the last 12 months, PGC – the minority and growth capital investment strategy of Perwyn – has had a productive year, successfully expanding its team and investing in six well-known tech and consumer businesses in UK and Europe, deploying in excess of GBP100 million of capital.   Recent investments

Private equity GP outlook: A year of two halves

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. “The strength and speed of the rebound suggest resilience and continued momentum as investors

BGF posts record-breaking results in 2020

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.   Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, BGF actively maintained its risk appetite to keep supporting the economy and backed 61 companies in 2020, investing a

Fortunis Capital reports 373 per cent growth in science and tech impact fund

UK impact investor Fortunis Capital has reported a 373 per cent increase in the value of their science and tech-based fund over the last 18 months.   The Fortunis UK Impact Investment VC Fund, which invests in innovative science and tech companies that are solving global problems, surged from GBP56.5million

FlowStone Partners reaches USD100m in AUM after only six quarters

FlowStone Partners has exceeded USD100 million of assets under management (AUM) in the FlowStone Opportunity Fund. The 1940 & 1933 Act registered investment vehicle was launched in August 2019 to provide qualified high-net-worth and smaller institutional investors with diversified exposure to private equity through an actively managed secondary-focused strategy.  For

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