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Impetum Group launches Agista, the first...

Impetum Group launched Agista, the first investment fund in Romania focused on AeRO, helping local SMEs to list on the stock exchange, financing and accelerating their growth through the capital market. Agista launches with a capitalization of €25 million, nearly half of all capital raised by companies in the AeRO market in 2021, and plans […]

Dutch Keen On India Investment deal, say...

The Netherlands wants to conclude a bilateral investment protection agreement with India and fully supports the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the EU, says the country’s deputy prime minister , Wopke Hoekstra, during a briefing in his office. Signing bilateral investment protection agreements might take longer, even if everyone is working on […]

Egypt’s Sovereign Wealth Fund and Saudi

Council of Ministers with members of the Saudi cabinet on Wednesday, during which a draft agreement between the two countries was approved. (Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Cabinet) Madbouly made the comments after the cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft investment agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia on the Saudi Public Investment Fund. Madbouly said […]

Cabinet approves deal on Saudi Public In...

Egypt and Saudi Arabia sign the agreement – Archive CAIRO – March 30, 2022: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved an agreement with the Saudi government allowing the Saudi Public Investment Fund to invest in Egypt. The agreement, which was only signed on March 16 by the Minister of Planning and Economic Development and the Saudi […]

Egypt and Saudi Public Investment Fund s...

During the signing ceremony between Egypt and the Saudi Investment Fund – Press Photo CAIRO – March 30, 2022: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly attends the signing ceremony of an agreement between the Egyptian government and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regarding the investment of the Saudi Public Investment Fund in Egypt. The Minister of […]

State House proposes bill to protect Hig...

On January 18, Alaska House Rep. Andy Josephson introduced Bill 229. The bill is designed to prevent the Higher Education Investment Fund from running out of money at the end of the government fiscal year. HEIF pays multiple scholarships and not protecting it would create uncertainty about the long-term stability of the programs. The HEIF […]

Opportunities for multi-capital investme...

James Reynolds, CEO, Loop CapitalRamin Talaie/Getty When Allstate needed to raise funds, it turned to a black-owned investment bank, Loop Capital. As companies tighten DEI requirements, banks owned by diverse interests are expected to win more business. When Allstate needed cash in the capital markets to buy personal insurer National General in the summer of […]

Burford Capital Limited Announces Closin...

GUERNSEY / ACCESSWIRE / March 28, 2022 / Burford Capital Limited (NYSE:BUR)(LSE:BUR), the leading global law-focused finance and asset management company, today announces that it has raised a new $360 private equity fund million, the Burford Advantage Master Fund LP (“Advantage Fund”). The Advantage Fund focuses on lower risk, lower return pre-settlement litigation investments than […]

Was it easy to trick Najib into the Petr...

According to ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak’s latest defense strategy, 1MDB management tricked him into agreeing to an investment deal with business partner, PetroSaudi International Limited (PSI). The High Court hears from Najib’s defense lawyers and their witnesses on how the scam unfolded, without Najib feeling the fish business. Ismee Ismail, a former non-executive director of […]

Short-term stake in Morgan Stanley India...

Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IIF – Get a rating) was the target of strong short-term interest growth during the month of March. As of March 15, there were short interests totaling 15,500 shares, a growth of 5,066.7% from February 28’s total of 300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 22,400 […]

VC ‘media war threat against startup aft

One of the UK’s leading Amazon aggregators, Heroes, has settled a lawsuit with venture capital firm Solid Capital after it alleged the investor fabricated documents to say the company had invested in the company’s seed cycle. Such disputes are rare, but the case shows how competitive deals can sow tension between VCs and founders. In […]

TVP launches series of bitcoin-native in...

TVP launches series of bitcoin-native institutional investment funds By Edlyn Cardoza March 23, 2022 Asset Management Bitcoin bitcoin heart Trammell Venture Partners, a leading company venture capital firm, announced the closing of the venture capital industry’s first fund in a new series dedicated specifically to supporting founders leveraging the Bitcoin/Lightning Network protocol stack. The TVP […]

European fintech Petale launches digital...

European fintech Petale has spear a digital investment fund with a stable digital asset as well as an investment and payment app. The offering would bundle the blockchain, personal finance and asset management segments. It allows customers to digitally certify and monetize physical or digital assets through technical, legal and “tokenization” processes. The service offering […]

Nexo launches $150 million Web3 investme...

Nexo today announced the launch of Nexo Ventures, its in-house Web3-focused investment and acquisition fund. The move follows several major initiatives, such as crypto debit cards and an NFT lending desk, which are expected to bring Nexo to the forefront of the DeFi market. Nexo pledges $150 million in long-term commitments According to the company […]

Nexo to launch $150 million Web3 investm...

Nexo’s investment team has previously backed BCB Group, BlockFills, The TIE and 1inch Through a partnership with hedge fund Three Arrows Capital, Nexo announced an NFT-backed lending service in December Crypto platform Nexo launched a $150 million internal Web3 investment fund, Blockworks has learned. The company’s venture capital investment arm, Nexo Ventures, plans to deploy […]

SEC set to lead private equity fund repo...

Potential Illicit Financial Flows in Private Investment Funds Pose Systemic Risks to U.S. and Global Financial Markets and May Weaken Sanctions WASHINGTON DC – The Coalition for Corporate Financial Accountability and Transparency (FACT) calls on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to address the undisclosed presence of possible illicit financial flows in private investment markets. […]

Blaise Matuidi launches an investment fu...

” Back The Team report today that Blaise Matuidi has launched his own investment fund involving around 50 European athletes, including his former French international teammates N’Golo Kanté and Olivier Giroud. The fund, called Origins, will be involved in supporting tech start-ups in the United States and Europe. Matuidi has teamed up with two French […]

UAE and Egypt agree $2bn investment deal...

An Abu Dhabi wealth fund has agreed to invest around $2 billion in Egypt by buying up state-owned stakes in some companies, including the country’s main private sector bank, Commercial International Bank (CIB) . According to a report published yesterday by BloombergCiting people familiar with the deal, Abu Dhabi’s ADQ, which has already invested in […]

Public markets reject IPO valuations set...

OWhen it comes to IPO valuations of innovation companies, public markets aren’t buying what late-stage venture capitalists and investment bankers are selling. Nearly a third companies that have gone public through IPOs in the past four years are trading below their previous private valuations as of March 2022. In ARK Invest’s weekly newsletter “ARK Disrupt”, […]

Qualcomm bets on the metaverse with a ne...

Qualcomm has set up a $100 million fund to invest in virtual and augmented reality technologies to help jump-start the metaverse. The San Diego wireless technology company announced the initiative, called the Snapdragon Metaverse Fund, on Monday. It mirrors other funds Qualcomm has created over the years to advance emerging technologies where it has a […]

Japanese Suzuki signs Rs 10,445 Crore in...

Suzuki to invest Rs 10,445 crore in electric vehicles and battery manufacturing in Gujarat Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corporation announced on Sunday that it will invest around Rs 10,445 crore in two tranches by 2026, for the manufacture of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and battery BEVs at its factory in Gujarat, India. . The company […]

Pair of properties acquired in £29m inve

Nexus House A pair of offices in Swansea and Newport comprising over 90,000 square feet of Grade A space have been acquired for almost £30million. Acting on behalf of Equitix Investment Management, Cooke & Arkwright advised on the acquisition of Ellipse, on Langdon Rd, Swansea, and Nexus House, Usk Way, Newport from Legal & General […]

Angel Investment Fund Partners with Comm...

Non-profit organizations and businesses in the region, including customers of Community works, Greenville Housing Fundand Houses of Hopehave a new well for capital investment. Greenville-based donor-advised fund platform Abundance Capital received its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt designation in December and launched earlier this year, according to a press release. The fund aims to channel millions in local […]

Why I’ll Never Buy an Active Mutual Fund

Were you satisfied with your active manager in 2021? For British investors in the US stock market, where actively managed funds holding the biggest US stocks returned 27.5%, the answer may be yes. Also for Europe, large-cap funds posted gains of 14.9%, according to Morningstar data. But look closer and active managers seem less prescient. […]

Government seeks to finalize sovereign i...

The government is closing in on a multibillion-pound investment deal with Saudi Arabia that would provide a backdrop for crucial talks over the Gulf state’s oil production. Sky News understands ministers have been working for weeks to finalize a new Sovereign Investment Partnership (SIP) with Riyadh which would replicate an unveiled £10bn alliance with an […]

Russian chaos is wreaking havoc on inves...

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, suffered a loss of around $17 billion due to continued chaos in the Russian market, the FT reported today. The news adds to a growing list of financial giants hit by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which saw the rouble plummet, the Moscow Stock Exchange shutter and a slew of […]

The European Investment Fund supports Es...

The European Investment Fund supports Estateguru in the launch of a new credit fund By Joy Dumasia Today Credit funds credit management Credit score real estate guru, a pioneer in online financing for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in Europe, is preparing to launch a diversified credit fund for institutional investors. The European Investment Fund […]

China bans mainland investment banks fro...

China’s securities regulator has banned investment banks in the country it regulates from acting as promoters of blank check companies in Hong Kong, three people with knowledge of the matter said, cutting a potentially lucrative business. The China Securities and Regulatory Commission (CSRC) decided to take the action, which was communicated to mainland investment banks […]

Rapidly evolving green energy space chal...

Billions of dollars are available for green investments as the world tries to control greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector, but finding the best bet is a challenge because the energy transition is changing so rapidly, said private equity managers and investment bankers. As panelists defined their top picks for green investments on March […]

Makers Fund launches $500 million gaming...

(Image courtesy of mitri Mais Inc) For the second time this week, a venture capital firm announced a nine-figure fund focused on the video game sector, further evidence of the industry’s hot bargaining climate, even amid broader uncertainty. on the market. Based in San Francisco Creators Fund on Thursday said it raised $500 million in […]

Legacy set for IMDb TV; Fremantle/Fabel...

| When Bosch: legacy premieres later this year, it will be two years since former LAPD Detective Hieronymous “Harry” Bosch (Titus Welliver) handed over his badge and the focus will now be on his career as a private detective, but he won’t be sharing the limelight alone. With the first season based on the bestselling […]

BofA invests in Black and Latino Angel i...

Less than 1% of all high-growth tech startups are led by Black and Latino entrepreneurs. Worse still, only a fraction of the pre-seed capital secured for growth. the Black and Latino Angel Investment Fund was launched in 2020 by the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers School of Business in Newark and […]

Former Trump Middle East Envoy Joins Cry...

(Bloomberg) – Jason Greenblatt is launching a blockchain and crypto technology investment fund in Israel, joining other former Trump administration officials who have launched financial firms with ties to the Middle East. Greenblatt, one of the key figures in former US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, is launching Silver Stone Global Partners alongside […]

HGP Reaches Investment Deal With Female-...

On International Women’s Day, social impact investor Housing Growth Partnership (HGP) announced that it has entered into a financial investment deal with a women-led property development company in Edinburgh. HGP have confirmed the deal worth £1.5million in the Whiteburn group. The injection is part of HGP’s new £300million property fund for SME developers and will […]

Japanese finance giant JBIC backs Hy24’s

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) plans to invest up to €100 million ($108.7 million) in a hydrogen investment fund managed by the European Hydrogen Investment Platform. Hy24 Partners clean hydrogen infrastructure. JBIC confirmed this week that it has signed an equity participation agreement for the Clean H2 Infra Fund, which is managed by […]

Indigenous investment fund supports Nuu-...

Aunalee Boyd-Good (left) and Sophia Seward-Good are co-owners of Ay Lelum, a fashion business located in Snuneymuxw First Nation, Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.Rick Etkin Productions/Document A new indigenous investment fund has placed a $10 million stake with Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corp., a Vancouver Island-based lender whose clients include fashion house Ay Lelum and branch Huu-ay-aht […]

Bank of America invests in Black and Lat...

Bank of America is now an investor in the Black and Latino Angel Investment Fund of New Jersey, which spun off from the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Rutgers Business School-Newark in 2020, the university announced on March 4. BOA became an investor in February. Less than 1% of all high-growth tech […]

Jadwa Investment launches Liwan investme...

Riyadh: Liwan Investment Fund is a SAR 312 million, Shariah-compliant, closed-end real estate fund that was launched with the aim of developing a mixed-use residential and commercial complex in the Al Mohammadiya district of Riyadh. The fund has appointed Liwan Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of Tatweer Group, as the developer and secured SAR 200 […]

The Ex Future Fund PE team in the market...

Potential investors have been advised that Advent International’s European and US middle market buyout fund is in the works to be added at short notice. Potentum was aiming for $200 million for its main fund, while continuing to raise smaller annual funds to swing into co-investment deals going through the main fund. The pitch decks […]

Bank of America invests in NJ’s Black an

March 7, 2022 The Black and Latino Angel Investment Fund of New Jersey (BLAIF) announced Bank of America as an investor in the fund, effective February 2022. BLAIF was launched in 2020 by the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED ) at Rutgers Business School-Newark and a group of accredited individual investors to […]

New Cleveland Investment Fund Targets Wo...

Many financial experts will note that one of the main reasons why minority and women-owned businesses are fewer in number and often lag behind the financial success of businesses run by their white counterparts is simple: they don’t get the same degree of growth capital. It is by filling this void in the market that […]

The dilemma of choosing the investment f...

Under the Portuguese Investment Residency Program, launched in 2012, there are currently 8 eligible investment options. One of the most successful options, especially during the pandemic and the consequent mobility restrictions, has been the possibility of investing in investment units in Portuguese investment or venture capital funds. This investment option was introduced into law in […]

Quest for the Ideal Portugal Golden Visa...

The long-awaited Portugal Golden Visa changes came into effect on January 1, 2022 and were quickly digested by investors. While the demand for real estate acquisition is stable, investment funds also continue to gain popularity despite the revised investment amount. One thing is certain: the funds are here to stay. Investors become familiar with this […]

Saudi tech firm Master Works signs $40m ...

Saudi-based Master Works has entered into an investment deal valued at $40 million (SAR 150 million). The transaction was carried out by Merak Capital, an investment company focused on technology companies and licensed by the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2010 by Hani Al-Lehaibi and Bandar Al-Amri, Master Works offers products and […]

Breaking into Investment Banking 101

Investment banks are one of the most competitive places in the world. Getting into Goldman Sachs (NYSE:) is even harder than getting into an elite university: the acceptance rate is just 4%, compared to 5.2% at Harvard University and around 20 % in Cambridge. However, with determination and the good skills, you will be able […]

Cannabis investment fund Bonaventure Equ...

Bonaventure Equity raises $30M to bet on life science startups in the cannabis industry. Founder Ross O’Brien says startups fall into three categories: agri-tech, biotech and healthcare. The fund will also look at investments in the emerging psychedelics space. As more jurisdictions around the world legalize cannabis, a number of life science startups have sprung […]

US expands sanctions to include Russia’s

Written by our Global Sanctions Team On February 28, 2022, the United States imposed sanctions prohibiting transactions involving the Central Bank of Russia and blocking the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Additionally, the United States has issued implementing regulations for EO 14024. The United States sanctions the Central Bank of the Russian Federation On February 28, […]