RIA in a Box, a provider of compliance and registration solutions for wealth managers and investment organisations, has launched a new platform to address the unique regulatory requirements faced by private fund advisers including venture capital, private equity, and hedge fund managers.
Preserving the pipeline: Ventures Platform's Aina on alleviating the effects of Covid-19 on early-stage Nigerian companies
When the Covid-19 crisis hit, Kola Aina (pictured), partner at Abuja-based early stage fund Ventures Platform, started comparing notes with partners the company works with around the globe. The end result was the launch of the Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility, or NISRF, to bring together early stage investors in African startups that have been hit by the pandemic.
Private equity investing has always been rooted in forging trusted relationships between managers and investors. Relationship building has been central to its success, but the impact of Covid-19 and the move to remote working has arguably put a strain on the GP/LP dynamic this year.
RedBird Capital Partners (RedBird) is to sell N3 to Accenture. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Point Predictive Inc, a San Diego-based company that provides machine learning solutions to the lending industry, has completed a Series B growth financing led by Napier Park Financial Partners with participation from the company’s existing investor, Mosaik Partners.
Private markets asset management firm Hamilton Lane has appointed longtime Managing Director Paul Yett to the role of Director of ESG & Sustainability.
BMS Group, an independent specialist (re)insurance broker, has appointed Jason Stone as Managing Director, BMS Canada Private Equity, M&A division, effective immediately.
Alantra has expanded its Investment Banking team with the addition of César Ciriza as Managing Partner and will head of its infrastructure and energy activity.
Playfair Capital and Tech Nation expand nationwide initiative to improve female founders' access to funding and mentors
On Thursday 5 and 12 November, 2020, Playfair Capital and 70 of the UKs’ leading venture capital funds, including Seedcamp, Balderton, Notion and Passion Capital, will be holding a remote office hours event, giving female founders, from anywhere in the UK, the opportunity to meet four investors during the course of one hour to discuss their tech business idea, ask for advice, pitch for investment and find a mentor.
Finance Durham Fund, which was established by Durham County Council and overseen by Business Durham, has invested GBP250,000 in Power Roll, a developer of ultra-low-cost and lightweight flexible film for energy generation and storage.