FCDE is to sell Babcock Wanson to Kartesia, a European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, which will invest in the transaction alongside the existing management team.
Law firm Seward & Kissel represented opportunistic credit manager Kennedy Lewis Investment Management in connection with its strategic partnership with York Capital Management to form Generate Advisors.
Ultimus Fund Solutions (Ultimus), an independent technology driven provider of full-service fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, has appointed industry veteran Frank Anduiza as Executive Vice President, Head of Private Fund Sales, for Ultimus LeverPoint, the firm’s private fund administration services group.
Percival Menswear, a London-based contemporary menswear fashion brand, has secured a further GBP3 million investment from growth capital investor VGC Partners, following an initial investment of GBP150,000 in 2018.
New State Capital Partners (New State) has closed its third institutional investment fund, New State Capital Partners Fund III with USD450 million in committed capital.
New Zealand based legal tech startup for in-house legal teams, LawVu, has raised USD1.8 million USD in venture funding co-led from Silicon Valley based, Shasta Ventures and AirTree Ventures in Australia.
EW Healthcare Partners (EW) has acquired a majority stake in Laboratoires Majorelle (Majorelle) from its Founders to support its growth and European expansion in line with the Founders’ strategy.
Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specialises in partnering with technology businesses, has combined TradingScreen, a provider of trading execution and order management software, and Imagine Software, a real-time risk and compliance software platform.
The value of UK buyout deals by high-net worth investors (HNWs) shot up by 626 per cent in 2020, rising from GBP132 million in 2019 to GBP958 million, says Boodle Hatfield, the leading private wealth law firm. The increasing number of buyout deals led or co-funded by HNWs goes against the overall decline in deal value across the wider private equity market over the same period.
Zonda has acquired BuzzBuzzHome, a Toronto-based online real estate listings portal serving the new residential construction market.