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Global asset management 2020 outlook remains stable amid structural headwinds, says Moody’s

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:38

The 2020 outlook for the global asset management sector is stable, reflecting high profit margins, manageable debt burdens, and sustained risk appetite among investors, Moody’s Investors Service says in its annual outlook. »

InMotion Ventures invests in Apex.AI

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:37

Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm InMotion Ventures has invested in Apex.AI. a software start-up with offices in Palo Alto, California, and Munich, Germany, which is preparing to launch its flagship product – Apex.OS – to the automotive sector in early 2020. »

Sun Capital Partners portfolio company StonePoint acquires Road Builders

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:35

Sun Capital Partners’ affiliated portfolio company StonePoint Materials (StonePoint) has completed the acquisition of Road Builders, one of Kentucky’s oldest materials and paving construction operations. Terms of the private transaction have not been disclosed. »

Thompson Street portfolio company Marmic acquires FCS

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:34

Private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners’ (TSCP) portfolio company Marmic Fire & Safety Co (Marmic) has acquired Charlotte, North Carolina-based Fire Control Systems of Charlotte (FCS), a provider of commercial fire protection services. »

Intralinks LP Survey 2020

Private equity performance shows its stickiness

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:06

In partnership with Private Equity Wire (PEW), SS&C Intralinks has published the 2020 LP Survey. This is the third year that SS&C Intralinks have partnered with PEW to poll, interview and analyse data from global limited partners (LPs), which this year totalled 182. »

Fintech Visible Capital secures GBP500k in seed funding

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:47

Visible Capital, a new Scottish fintech company founded by three Scottish tech veterans has secured GBP500,000 seed funding from TechStart Ventures and a group of eight private investors. »

BlackRock achieves record USD1bn first close for third-vintage global renewables fund

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:42

BlackRock Real Assets has achieved a USD1 billion first close for its Global Renewable Power III fund (GRP III,) with commitments from over 35 institutional investors in North America, Europe and Asia. »

Amundi PEF launches second-generation investment program targeting European SMEs

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:41

Amundi Private Equity Funds (Amundi PEF) has launched the second-generation of its investment program targeting European SMEs benefiting from disruptive global trends. »

Relay Network secures USD30m growth capital investment from LLR partners

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:37

Relay Network, a personalised mobile engagement company for the enterprise, has completed a USD30 million growth capital investment from LLR Partners. »

VC investment having positive impact on European start-ups, says new research

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:34

Invest Europe, in conjunction with venture capital (VC) investor the European Investment Fund (EIF), has released new research that highlights venture capital’s positive impact on fostering innovation, growth and job creation at start-ups across Europe. »

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