PE Tech Report

Results & performance

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

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

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

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

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


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