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PE dry powder to increase in 2020, says survey

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:23

Over two-thirds (69 per cent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) and chief operating officers (COOs) at UK-based private equity and venture capital firms expect levels of dry powder – money raised but not yet invested – to increase in 2020. »

Renaissance Capital adds to Nigeria investment banking team

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:22

Renaissance Capital, an emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Oladipupo Olalere Adekanmbi as Vice President, Investment Banking, Nigeria. »

ClearCourse acquires hospitality gift voucher management system Giftpro

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:15

ClearCourse Partnership (ClearCourse) has acquired Giftpro, a software platform that allows hotels, restaurants, spas and other venues to sell and manage gift vouchers and event tickets. »

Hampleton Partners Advises FAST LTA on acquisition by Afinum 

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:10

Hampleton Partners, an international M&A  and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, has advised FAST LTA AG, a provider of zero-loss archiving and backup solutions for mission-critical data, on its acquisition by Afinum Management. »

Glennmont Partners completes acquisition of 36MW Italian onshore wind farm

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:09

Glennmont Partners, one of the world’s largest fund managers dealing in clean energy, has successfully completed the acquisition of a 36MW wind farm project. »

Aviva Investors competes financing of new Avanti West Coast InterCity trains

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:08

Aviva Investors is to provide over GBP200 million of debt-financing, on behalf of Aviva UK Life and other third-party clients, towards a fleet of new rolling stock for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which will operate under the new ‘Avanti West Coast’ rail service, on one of the UK’s busiest rail lines. »

Amundi and EIB’s Green Credit Continuum programme achieves first closing at EUR253 million

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:40

Fundraising for the first vintage of the Green Continuum programme, a joint venture between Emundn and the European Investment Bank (EIB) has successfully reached EUR253 million as of 30 of November 2019. The programme was launched in July earlier this year. »

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Livingbridge adds two investment managers to London team

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:18

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has appointed Mihir Patel and Joseph Evans as investment managers.  »

Jersey Hemp secures GBP2m in VC funding

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:12

Jersey Hemp, which in August became the first licensed operator in the British Isles for the EU-certified cultivation, extraction and production of cannabidiol (CBD) based products, has attracted GBP2 million of venture capital funding. »

Idinvest Partners provides unitranche financing for Keesnsight Capital’s acquisition of 3P Biopharmaceuticals

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:03

Idinvest Partners, an investor in SMEs across Europe, has arranged the unitranche financing of Keensight Capital’s acquisition of 3P Biopharmaceuticals. It is the 8th deal closed this year by Idinvest’s Private Debt team in the Iberian Peninsula. »


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