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Iress renounces the sale of mortgage ass...

Tech company Iress will no longer sell its UK mortgage business and instead plans to increase investment and appoint a divisional CEO and bolster staff to drive growth. In a statement, chief executive Andrew Walsh said that during the selling process, global volatility as well as a fall in technology company valuations meant […]

Yorkshire-based bar operator lands £19m

Bar operator Arc Inspirations is set to accelerate its growth after securing significant investment from BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – for a minority stake in the Martin-led business Wolstencroft. BGF is investing £19m in the Leeds-based business. The deal means the company will look to double its footprint […]

Newcomer to Nottingham bar scene lands £

Bar operator Arc Inspirations is set to accelerate its growth after securing significant investment from BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – for a minority stake in the Martin-led business Wolstencroft. BGF is investing £19 million in the business. The deal means the company will look to double its footprint […]

CapitalSpring raises $950 million in its...

Photography: Shutterstock CapitalSpring, the Nashville-based private investment firm, said Monday it had closed its sixth investment round, including $950 million in capital commitments. The fund exceeded its target of $200 million and included commitments from new and existing partners, including public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations and family offices. CapitalSpring traditionally invests exclusively in […]

Mamas and Papas head office snag £8.4mil

Investors have rushed for the headquarters of nursery manufacturer and retailer Mamas & Papas in a multi-million pound deal. Full ownership of the Mamas & Papas building in Huddersfield has been acquired by a special purpose entity, owned by funds managed by ARA Dunedin Ltd. The new owners acquired the entire 175,211 square foot site […]

Investment banks pick their favorite ele...

Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and others picked their favorite EV-related stocks, including automakers, battery makers and charging companies. Goldman raised its forecast for electric and hybrid vehicles last week, saying it expects electric vehicles to make up 46% of cars on US roads in 2040, up from 32% previously. He also expects electric vehicles […]

Major investment banks call peak inflati...

The early 1980s evoke many memories for economists. The Reagan Revolution reinvigorated Wall Street, as Oliver Stone’s film of the same name memorably depicts. But before that, the 1980s saw the end of an era that economists now call the Great Inflation. The data released on Tuesday brought back memories of that time. Inflation in […]

Oman India Joint Investment Fund II inve...

Oman India Joint Investment Fund II (OIJIF II) has invested around ₹75 crore in Kolkata-based jewelry retailer Senco Gold Ltd. OIJIF II is a fund managed by OIJIF MC, an India-focused private equity fund manager sponsored by Oman Investment Authority and National Bank of India Senco Gold, which operates 127 showrooms across the country, is […]

Bill Browder, who once ran Russia’s larg

Bill Browder, an international investor who once ran Russia’s biggest foreign investment fund and is described as ‘Putin’s enemy’, said companies staying in Russia were ‘the equivalent of continuing to do business in Nazi Germany. “Every company has a moral obligation to leave Russia, no matter the cost,” Browder told The New York Times in […]

Mortgage investment fintech Vontive secu...

Vontive, a mortgage platform aimed at streamlining real estate investor transactions, announced that it had secured $135 million in Series B capital with the aim of expanding its operations. Funding for the round was led by Zigg Capital, with additional backing from Founders Fund, Goldcrest, XYZ Venture Capital, 8VC, Nine Four Ventures, Village Global, Godfrey […]

IT spending by investment banking indust...

A report on IT spending by the investment banking industry has been released which provides an overview of global IT spending by the investment banking industry along with a detailed explanation that provides plenty of insight. The definition of the product/service as well as the different applications of this product/service in the different industries of […]

Port of Everett and Snohomish County Rea...

Snohomish County invests in the Port and the Port invests in the County Treasurer’s Fund The Port of Everett will receive an investment of millions from the Snohomish County Treasurer’s Office while agreeing to deposit millions into the County Treasurer’s Investment Pool in what both are calling a local win-win. Here is the explanation. On […]

Former Goldman Sachs banker convicted of...

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs banker was found guilty on Friday of bribery and other corruption charges accusing him of participating in a $4.5 billion scheme to ransack the Malaysian public investment fund known as 1MDB. A jury returned the verdict in Roger Ng’s US trial in federal court in Brooklyn. Jurors […]

Mamas & Papas HQ acquired in multi-milli

Full ownership of nursery manufacturer and retailer Mamas & Papas’ headquarters in Huddersfield has been acquired by a special purpose vehicle (SPV) held by funds managed by ARA Dunedin. The SPV acquired the entire 175,211 square foot site from Clearbell Capital for £8.425 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.91%. The investment team of […]

Budget: Federal government redirects $15...

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on […]

Liberals redirect $15 billion to new bus...

The Trudeau Liberals promise to create two new independent agencies to manage billions in federal funds to encourage businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research and technology […]

Liberals redirect $15 billion to new bus...

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on […]

Metaverse: Hyundai Motor Signs Investmen...

Hyundai Motor Group invests in Netmarble F&C subsidiary Metaverse Entertainment. It has been reported that the automaker is pumping £2bn or $1.6m into the company to help fund its virtual human projects. According to The Korean Herald, Hyundai Motor Group’s investment will come from its technology fund unit ZER01NE, an accelerator open innovation platform. On […]

Budget 2022: Liberals redirect $15 billi...

OTTAWA – Trudeau’s Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research […]

Budget 2022: Liberals to invest $15 bill...

The Trudeau Liberals promise to create two new independent agencies to manage billions in federal funds to encourage businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research and technology […]

INCOR Health raises an investment fund o...

INCOR will continue to exercise its expertise in the acquisition and transformation of sick hospitals into profitable centers INCOR Healthcare has raised Rs 1,550 million in funding from Emerging India Credit Opportunities Fund I (EICOF I), a Tier II alternative investment fund registered by SEBI and managed by Investec, with co-investment by Investec Bank. INCOR’s […]

HSBC launches metaverse investment fund ...

Global banking giant HSBC Holdings has rolled out its Metaverse investment product for high-net-worth clients in Singapore and Hong Kong, according to multiple media outlets. Called the Metaverse Discretionary Strategy Portfolio, the new product is managed by HSBC’s asset management arm, HSBC Asset Management. The fund aims to provide high net worth professional investors and […]

Wealthsimple launches venture capital in...

A Wealthsimple Trade app icon displayed on a smartphone.Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press Online investment manager Wealthsimple now offers Canadian retail investors easier access to some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms investing in healthcare and technology companies. Through a partnership with Washington-based Accolade Partners, the firm is launching Wealthsimple Venture Fund I, a venture […]

Record Years for Investment Banks Threat...

The banner years for equity financings and pandemic-driven mergers and acquisitions are likely to fade away, with deal activity slowing significantly in the first quarter, particularly for Canadian equity sales. The value of Canadian equity financings fell 81% in the first quarter of 2022 to $3.9 billion, according to Refinitiv, from $20.9 billion in the […]

IndiGo: Rakesh Gangwal calls on 4 invest...

IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal has asked Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan to handle the planned sale of his shares in the airline, banking sources have told ET. He could sell at least 5-7% of his family’s stake in India’s biggest airline this year, they added. Gangwal, his wife Shobha and their family […]

UAE investment banks resume operations a...

Dubai: The UAE investment banking scene is getting active again with deal flow – and the prospect of big bonuses making a comeback. High oil prices, a surge in IPOs, a steady rise in mergers and acquisitions, and improving prospects in the loan syndication market thanks to the post-Covid economic recovery are warranting more business […]

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Exce...

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has exceeded business aid targets since its launch in 2017. A report by independent research firm SQW, released today (April 5), found that: 6,071 new quality jobs were created thanks to the fund, nearly 1,000 more than expected 73% of companies had improved the skills of their workforce 62% […]

Insight Weekly: bleak outlook for invest...

Today is Tuesday, April 5, 2022, and here is your weekly selection of essential information on financial markets and the global economy from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Subscribe to be informed of each new Insight Weekly. In this edition, we explore the revenue outlook for the global investment banking industry. Investment banking underwriting and transaction […]

[Private Deal Alert] Real estate investm...

America has always been a nation on the move. In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, millions of baby boomers and Gen Xers left the Northeast and Midwest for the West Coast. It was perfectly logical. There were lots of jobs and affordable housing. 300 days of sunshine a year didn’t hurt either. Today, millennials are […]

Rochester’s investment fund focuses on m

The Southeast Minnesota Capital Fund is an increasingly popular small investment firm focused on funding great ideas in Rochester’s startup scene. While the vast majority of state investment funds are headquartered in the Twin Cities, the Rochester-based SMCF makes early-stage angel investments in Minnesota startups, with a particular focus on businesses in the southeast of […]

hopes fade for investment deal as Ukrain...

China seeks to mitigate the effects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on its ties to the European Union with continued trade, but hopes are fading that it could happen through the relaunch of a landmark investment deal. A sign of the lack of progress, no joint statement was issued after friday summit – the first between […]

Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Loan Lates...

The Federal Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has maintained the disbursement and approval of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF loan) of N75 billion to trained beneficiaries. The 10,000 newly trained applicants said they had received a text message and email confirming their loan approval and instructions on how to disburse the funds to […]

Romanian investment group launches first...

Impetum Group, a fast-growing Romanian financial group, has launched Agista, the first investment fund in Romania focused on helping local SMEs get listed on the stock exchange. Over the next two years, the fund aims to finance around 20 local small and medium-sized enterprises and accelerate their growth by listing them on the AeRO market […]

Investment Banks Will Exceed Expectation...

investment banks, where they’re making the most of the in-person mentoring and networking they’ve lacked during the pandemic. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg” title=”JPMorgan Chase & Co. signage outside the corporate headquarters in New York, U.S., on Thursday, July 22, 2021. After a year of Zoom meetings and awkward virtual happy hours, New York’s youngest aspiring financiers […]

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 $1...

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 Backgrounds. It mirrors other funds Qualcomm has created over the years to advance emerging technologies where it has a footprint. One […]

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 […]

UAE and Israel set to sign trade and inv...

The United Arab Emirates and Israel are set to sign a trade and economic cooperation agreement this month as the two nations continue to boost bilateral trade and investment. “After India and Indonesia, the #UNITED ARAB EMIRATES and #Israel look forward to concluding the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) before the end of the month,” […]

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, […]

Dubai RTA hires investment banks for Sal...

Band Hadeel Al Sayegh and Saeed Azhar DUBAI, February 28 (Reuters) – Dubai’s Roads And Transport Authority (RTA) has selected banks to arrange the listing of road toll operator Salik, two sources told Reuters. The RTA chose the securities branch of Bank of America BAC.NEmiratesNBD ENBD.DU and Goldman Sachs GS.N to advise on the IPO, […]

The SWAMIH investment fund to support th...

Home & Soul (a subsidiary of Investors Clinic) announced today that the company will receive an injection of funds under the SWAMIH investment fund from SBICAP Ventures to complete its project – f Premiere on the Yamuna highway. The central government announced a Tier II Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) in 2019. The SWAMIH Investment Fund […]

Launch of the eco-responsible investment...

THE Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has launched the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-end fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by sovereign states, international financial institutions and corporations. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is dedicated to helping finance investments in green projects in the Asia-Pacific region – […]

NBC announces eco-responsible investment...

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the central bank, welcomed the February 25 launch by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) of the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-ended fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by governments, international financial institutions and companies. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is […]

Launch of a new environmentally friendly...

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) on February 25 launched the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-end fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by sovereign states, international financial institutions and companies. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is dedicated to helping finance investments in green projects in the Asia-Pacific […]

South Korea’s largest bank to launch dig

South Korea’s largest bank is gearing up to launch the country’s first digital asset investment fund as demand grows. Kookmin Bank (KB) has confirmed that it is working on the fund and will launch it as soon as regulations are in place to allow such products. Monday, KB announcement that he had formed the Digital […]

Latest Annual Impact Report Shows Consum...

A $8 billion sustainability bond issued by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help member countries increase laboratory capacity, invest in detection equipment, train health workers and solve supply problems. One $750m social link (vaccine) issued by the International Finance Facility for Immunization for funding core immunization programs from the Global Alliance for […]

Accounting firms offer fairer value for ...

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain A new study from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) shows accounting firms are leveraging their audit expertise to produce fairer target valuations on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) than investment banks. “Accounting Firms in the European M&A Advisory Market” by Dr Pawel Bilinski, Finance Reader and Dr Andrew Yim, Accounting Lecturer at […]

RAEDI Announces New Community Investment...

ROCHESTER— Rochester Economic Development, Inc. introduced a new $10 million community real estate fund at its annual meeting on Tuesday, February 22. Before a packed house of 300 local business leaders, the president of RAEDI John Wade announced the creation of Rochester Area Real Estate Fund. RAEDI partners with Northfield-based company REVocitya Bounce Partners company, […]

Allianz fires two managers following the...

The logo of insurer Allianz SE is seen on the company’s building in Puteaux, in the financial and business district of La Defense near Paris, outside Paris, France, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau /File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, February 21 (Reuters) – Allianz (ALVG.DE) fired two asset managers […]

Law firms match investment banks in doli...

Monday, February 21, 2022 1:07 p.m. City of London law firms are now the UK’s highest-paying employers of graduates, according to new figures from High Fliers, which show UK law firms have now matched investment banks in offering graduates average salaries of £50,000 a year. Graduate salaries paid by leading UK law firms are now […]

KB Bank will launch the first crypto inv...

Kookmin Bank is gearing up to become the first bank in South Korea to offer crypto investment products to retail investors. KB announcement on Monday that it had formed a digital asset management preparatory committee to determine product and strategy capabilities regarding digital assets and artificial intelligence investment funds. The bank plans to launch crypto […]

Investment Fund: SWAMIH Investment Fund ...

SWAMIH Investment Fund, the crisis fund for the real estate sector, has given its approval to approximately 105 transactions, which will help complete 61,000 homes. Irfan A Kazi, Chief Investment Officer, SWAMIH Investment Fund I, SBICAP Ventures Ltd, said 144 deals have received preliminary approvals which will complete an additional 85,000 homes. In November 2019, […]

Euro area investment fund statistics: fo...

February 18, 2022 Chart 1 Shares/units issued by investment funds other than money market funds (in billions of EUR; not seasonally adjusted) Data relating to shares/units issued by investment funds other than money market funds In the fourth quarter of 2021, the outstanding shares/units issued by investment funds UCITS other than money market amounted to […]

UAE, India to sign trade and investment ...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) reaches out for a handshake to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces during a session photo before their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Join now for FREE […]

Wellstreet launches a new Fintech invest...

Wellstreet today announced the launch of its new fintech fund with an expected total of approximately US$40 million. Backed by executives from major Nordic banks and fintech companies such as Avanza, Collector, Handelsbanken, Swedbank, Northmill, Resurs and Klarna, the venture capital fund was created to increase efficiency across the global financial and banking ecosystem. To […]

Distressed investment fund linked to key...

Investors in Discovery Asset Management on Wednesday demanded that the fund management company and the state-owned Industrial Bank of Korea repay 100% of their investment loss outside the bank’s headquarters in Seoul. [YONHAP] Discovery Asset Management, a troubled fund company under investigation, has senior administration officials among its investors who are the architects of Moon […]

UAE and India to sign trade and investme...

De facto UAE leader Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the UAE and India. TopicsWATER | trade | Investment Reuters | DUBAI Last updated on Feb 17, 2022 10:08 IST The UAE and […]

Allianz records $4.2 billion hit in inve...

The problem cast a shadow over the company Expects settlement with major investors shortly Discussions with other investors, DOJ, SEC ongoing Expects other expenses related to the case Provision leads to a loss in the fourth quarter FRANKFURT, Feb 17 (Reuters) – German insurer and asset manager Allianz (ALVG.DE) said on Thursday it would set […]

Allos launches a fourth investment fund ...

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) – Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures has announced the first closing of its latest fund, Allos IV. The venture capital firm says the fund will continue to focus on investing in early-stage B2B software companies. Managing Director Don Aquilano said being able to launch a fourth fund is “validation that there is a […]

Allos launches a fourth investment fund

Don Aquilano appearing on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick in 2018. (IIB Photo) Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures has announced the first closing of its latest fund, Allos IV. The venture capital firm says the fund will continue to focus on investing in early-stage B2B software companies. Managing Director Don Aquilano said being able to launch […]

Hines raises another $600 million for CR...

Adriana de Alcantara, Senior Managing Director, Fund Manager Hines US Property Partners (HUSPP), Hines (Hines, iStock) Houston-based real estate investment firm Hines has closed another $600 million fundraising round for the firm’s commercial real estate investment vehicle. hines announcement Tuesday the additional equity for Hines US Property Partners. The fundraising brings the fund’s equity commitments […]

Latest ‘Spot The Dog’ Report Reveals Mor

The new edition of Bestinvest’s ‘Spot The Dog’ guide to funds that have consistently been underdelivered to investors shows a marked increase in both the number of funds in the niche and the amount of assets they manage. The guide examines UK-domiciled open-ended funds and mutual funds that cater to retail investors and invest primarily […]

Stronghold launches $100 million investm...

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stronghold, a payments infrastructure and financial infrastructure company, launched Stronghold Capital to invest $100 million in pioneering companies and funds in three main areas: founders and overlooked and underserved fund managers. -represented, the payments and fintech ecosystem, and the Web3 and blockchain ecosystem. The creation of an investment arm follows a flurry of […]

Stronghold Launches $100 Million Investm...

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 16, 2022– Stronghold, a payments infrastructure and financial infrastructure company, launched Stronghold Capital to invest $100 million in pioneering companies and funds in three main areas: overlooked and underrepresented founders and fund managers, the payments and fintech ecosystem, and the web3 and blockchain ecosystem. The creation of an investment arm follows a […]

Allos Ventures launches a $75 million in...

Indianapolis-based venture capital firm Allos Ventures has begun raising funds for its fourth and largest fund to date, the $75 million Allos IV. On Wednesday, the company announced the first closing of Allos IV, with investors including Indiana Next Level Fund, 50S Capital and First Internet Bank of Indiana, as well as a number of […]

Regulation of investment funds in 2022 –

Canada: Regulation of investment funds in 2022 February 16, 2022 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. March 03, 20221:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Register Online seminar10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT /11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT […]