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Guernsey Finance Chief Executive to leave role in June

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:00

Guernsey Finance CEO, Dominic Wheatley (pictured), is to stand down from his role after five years. Wheatley will leave the promotional agency on the 30 June 2020, having been in the role since December 2014. »

5G calling…

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 09:20

In this week’s newsletter James Williams is looking to the future and the opportunities available to private equity investors from the roll-out of 5G facilities and services – an undertaking some are predicting will be the largest infrastructure project in US history. »

Ada Ventures closes flagship USD34m fund to invest in overlooked founders

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 09:00

Ada Ventures has raised a new USD34 million (GBP27 million) fund which will invests in ‘overlooked’ company founders. »

James Williams, Private Equity Wire

Upwardly mobile - Private equity investors eye returns from 5G 'revolution'

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 17:37

With a predicted USD275 billion of investment expected from US wireless providers over the next few years, not to mention up to three million new jobs and an annual USD500 billion GDP boost for the US economy, it’s no wonder that 5G is being a dubbed truly transformative technology. And as James Williams finds out, private equity investors are keen to help finance the revolution… »

Outlier Ventures invests in Cudo Ventures

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 16:35

Outlier Ventures, a venture platform focused on growth investing, has become the lead adviser to and an investor in Cudo Ventures, a provider of cloud computing and monetisation software. »

Souter Investments completes acquisition of Stone Group

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 16:29

Souter Investments has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Stone Group, an ICT services provider, in an equity and debt refinancing of the business led by CEO Simon Harbridge and the existing management team. »

Prime Capital's planned Green Energy Infrastructure Fund receives Second-Party Opinion from Sustainalytics

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 16:08

Prime Capital AG, an independent alternative asset manager and financial services provider, has received the first Second-Party Opinion on an infrastructure equity fund from Sustainalytics, a global specialist in ESG research, ratings and analysis. »

Foresight invests GBP1.6 million into smart hot water tank company Mixergy

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 16:07

Foresight Group (Foresight) and Williams Advanced Engineering (Williams) have a made a GBP1.6 million investment into Oxford University spin-out Mixergy Limited (Mixergy), a specialist in smart hot water tanks. »

Former Uber exec joins OMERS Ventures in Europe

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 10:38

Jambu Palaniappan has joined OMERS Ventures as managing partner in London. The former Uber executive brings extensive operational experience from the startup world to the Canadian venture capital firm’s European team. »

Digital forensics firm secures GBP1.3m in new funding round

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 09:54

Cyan Forensics – an Edinburgh-based start-up producing technology to help police investigators find evidence faster – has secured a further GBP1.3m from a consortium of investors. »

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