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Global Private Equity Investment at 12 Month Low

Global private equity investments hit a 12-month low, according to a report. S&P Global Market Intelligence says in April 2023, private equity “plunged,” with deal value sinking by a whopping 66.8% year over year to $27.05 billion from $81.57 billion a year ago. Private equity… Read More

VentureWave Leads $40M Investment in Funderbeam, Plans to Serve Institutional Investors in Private Securities

VentureWave, an Irish-based venture private equity group committed to impact investing and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs, and Funderbeam, an online investing and trading platform that serves individual investors, have agreed “to enter into a transaction to create a leading global entity which will serve institutional and… Read More

Private Equity Marketplace InvestX, Caplight to Improve Transparency in Private Markets

InvestX Markets LLC, a private equity marketplace that empowers broker-dealers to invest in pre-IPO companies through single-issuer SPVs, multi-issuer funds and secondary market trading, announced a new partnership with Caplight Technologies, Inc., “to enhance data and improve price discovery through its trading platform, InvestX GEM… Read More

Millennials Show More Interest in Private Equity as Segment Doubles in Investments

More Millennial investors are participating in private equity markets, according to a report, as younger and risk-tolerant investors are seeking to maximize long-term wealth by allocating to higher-returning but higher-risk assets. This makes a lot of sense as public markets have declined, and private firms… Read More

Consilience, an SaaS Provider Enabling Tokenization of Real Assets, Acquires £319,235 via Seedrs

Consilience, a Private market SaaS provider enabling tokenization of Real Assets making private equity easy to access, has raised 79% (£319,235) of its £400,002 target from 44 investors (at the time of writing) via Seedrs with 28 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign. Located… Read More

OurCrowd Offers Access to Private Equity Fund

Private equity firm NewVest has partnered with global securities crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Noting that private equity has “outperformed other investment markets over the past 20 years” yet remains elusive for smaller investors, OurCrowd touted its new offering for its investors. The NewVest Private Equity 50… Read More

Private Equity, VC Deals Cratered in the UK by 61% in 2022

Reports continue to filter out regarding the tepid market for private transactions. A recent report indicates that private equity and venture capital investments cratered in the UK by a whopping 61% in 2022. According to S&P Global Markets, aggregate transactions in the UK topped $72… Read More

Digital Private Equity Investment Platform Moonfare Finalizes Series C Extension

Moonfare, the global digital private equity investment platform, has capped the extension of its Series C financing round “at c.a. $15 million, achieving a record valuation.” This brings the total capital raised in the Series C investment round “to over $130 million.” Following Insight Partners’… Read More

APAC Deal Activity Declines by 5.6% YoY During Jan to Nov 2022: Report

Deal activity (mergers & acquisitions [M&A], private equity, and venture financing deals) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region “continues to bear the brunt of the ongoing global geopolitical issues and volatile market conditions on the back of rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in some… Read More

Private Equity Firm Motive Partners to Acquire embedded/capital

Motive Partners, a specialist private equity firm focused on building, backing, and buying the technology companies that enable the financial economy, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire embedded/capital GmbH, a European venture capital platform “focused on supporting the next wave of… Read More

Another Report Indicates that Global Venture Capital, Private Equity Deals Have Declined Versus Year Prior

The reports keep rolling in, highlighting a slowing environment for private firms. Venture capital, along with private equity activity, has been in decline for some time now – a fact that should come as no surprise to anyone. Giga high inflation and the inevitable reaction… Read More

London’s VC Firm 83North Closes $400M Fund

The team at 83North recently revealed that they closed a $400 million fund, which brings their total capital under management to more than $2.2 billion. This is reportedly their 11th fund, “raised from the same small group of Limited Partners who have supported [them] for… Read More

Private Equity Firm Motive Partners Secures $2.5B in Total Capital Commitments

Motive Partners, a specialized private equity firm focused on financial technology, recently announced the successful final close of its second flagship fund, Motive Capital Fund 2, with total capital commitments of $2.54 billion “for the Fund and its affiliated co-investment vehicles.” The Fund employs “the… Read More

Private Equity Firm FFL Partners Invests in Abacus Group, an IT Managed Services Provider

FFL Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth investments in tech-enabled business services and healthcare companies, announced that it has completed a strategic growth investment in Abacus Group, a financial services-focused IT Managed Services Provider  “specializing in hedge fund, private equity, venture capital and… Read More

Singletrack Receives Capital Investment from Software Investor Accel-KKR

Singletrack, the capital markets client engagement and analytics provider, announced a capital growth investment from Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm. The investment will “enable Singletrack to accelerate expansion plans into global markets and execute on strategic M&A.” Founded in 2009, Singletrack is “an engagement,… Read More

HERMESNET, which Aims to Automate a Manual Legacy in Private Equity, Secures £145,211 from 107 Investors via Crowdcube

HERMESNET, which aims to automate a manual legacy in private equity (PE), has acquired 96% (£145,211) of its £150,000 fundraising target from 107 investors. HERMESNET has secured capital via its crowdfunding campaign being carried out through Crowdcube (with 24 days left in the sale at… Read More

True Wind Capital Closes $817M Fintech Focused Fund

San Francisco-based private equity firm True Wind Capital this week announced the successful close of its second fund, True Wind Capital II. At $817 million in equity commitments, the fund’s targets were exceeded. True Wind Capital was launched in 2015 by Adam Clammer and James… Read More

Private Debt Fundraising Remains Steady in H1 2021, Private Capital Market in Europe Growing: Report

The researchers and analysts at Pitchbook have released updated reports this month covering the global private debt market and the European private capital market. Following a “resilient” 2020, private debt fundraising has remained on a “steady course” during H1 2021, the update from PitchBook reveals… Read More

USA Still Tops for VC, PE Investment: Report

Some old favorites top the list of the most attractive countries to invest in post-COVID-19, the 2021 Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index reveal.  The USA takes the top spot, with the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, and Canada rounding out the top five…. Read More

Fintech Assets Experiencing Increased Demand as Big Data, AI, Data Analytics, Automation “Aggressively Disrupt” Sector: Report

As the world economy continued to rebound during the first quarter of 2021 (after the COVID-19 induced lockdowns across the globe), so too did international mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, according to a new report released by Pitchbook. Wylie Fernyhough, Senior Analyst, PE Lead, Pitchbook,… Read More

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