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Maven funds invest a further GBP750,000 in honcho

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:22

UK Private equity firm Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has invested a further GBP750,000, in car insurance platform, Honcho Markets (honcho).  »

Keensight Capital appoints Operating Partner

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:21

Keensight Capital, a private equity managers dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, has appointed Christophe Lavigne as Operating Partner. » secures GBP1m funding

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:20, a UK-based global insurtech, has raised a further GBP1 million in a pre-A funding round. This follows a seed investment round in early 2018 and rapid growth in the UK and South East Asian markets. »


New FOX report reveals increased allocations to private investments

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:05

Family Office Exchange (FOX), a membership organisation for families, family office executives, and advisers, recently published the results of the 2019 FOX Global Investment Survey.  »

USD2.891bn invested in data and insights industry in 2018

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:05

A total of USD2.891 billion was invested in the data and insights industry last year, either through venture capital or private equity. Market research is now receiving funding comparable to sectors such as Energy and IT Hardware, with recorded VC investment of USD1.75 billion and USD2.28 billion respectively according to PitchBook data VC investment.  »

Palamon sells global leather accessories brand Il Bisonte in EUR100m deal

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:04

Palamon Capital Partners (Palamon) is to sell Il Bisonte to Tokyo Stock exchange-listed fashion distribution specialist, Look Holdings (Look).  »

Cybersecurity company KnowBe4 raises USD300m in round led by KKR

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:03

Cybersecurity specialist KnowBe4 has raised USD300 million in a funding round led by global investment firm KKR, with significant participation from existing investors Elephant and TenEleven Ventures.   »

Funderbeam raises USD 4.5m in series A funding

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:02

Funderbeam, a global funding and trading platform, has raised USD4.5 million in a Series A funding round, led by UK-based Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV).  »

George Ralph, RFA

RFA adds two to European leadership team

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:52

RFA, an IT service, financial cloud and cyber security provider to the alternative finance sector, has made two strategic hires aimed at enhancing the team leading its operations in Europe.  »

Daniella Klasen-Martin, Crestbridge

Crestbridge launches Luxembourg ManCo branch in London

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:47

Crestbridge has established a branch of its Luxembourg Management Company (ManCo) in London as the business seeks to cement ties between the UK and Luxembourg and secure new opportunities post-Brexit.  »


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