The Kempen European Private Equity Fund, the private equity investment fund of Kempen Capital Management (Kempen), has acquired a direct interest in a new entity by the name of Tellus Group (Tellus) that was formed as a result of the merger of five regional campervan dealers in Norway.
Invizius Limited (Invizius), a biotechnology company developing treatments to suppress unwanted innate immune responses, has closed a Series A financing of GBP5.3 million.
Drops, a project aiming to unlock additional value for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), has closed a USD1 million funding round from private investors.
SME private equity investments specialist CAPZA has appointed Aurore Gauffre as Head of Sustainability & Impact, and strengthened its investor relations team. Several promotions have also been made in the company's investment team.
BMS Group (BMS), an independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has launched its inaugural Private Equity, M&A and Tax Report “Redefining M&A insurance for the 2020s”.
Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has formed an EMEA M&A and Transaction Solutions Advisory Board.
City law firm McCarthy Denning has expanded its international energy practice with the appointment of two new partners, Michel Lequien, who joins from Ashurst LLP (Paris), and Peter Wright, previously with Squire Patton Boggs. Consultant Solicitor, Nila Gibb, and Legal Consultant, Keymir Orazov, have also joined the team.
Partners Group is to acquire Axia Women's Health (Axia), a women's healthcare provider in the US, from Audax Private Equity.
Access Holdings, a Baltimore-based mid-market investment firm specialising in building enduring businesses, is supporting a partnership between its new student transportation platform, American Student Transportations Partners (ASTP), and Pennsylvania-based Krise Transportation.
The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.