Artemis, the ag-tech startup formerly known as Agrilyst, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Astanor Ventures and Talis Capital, with participation from iSelect Fund and New York State's Empire State Development Fund. With this, the company, which won our 2015 Disrupt SF Battlefield [...]
Moonfare, the fintech scale-up that allows individual investors to invest in private equity funds, h...: Moonfare, the fintech scale-up that allows individual investors to invest in private equity funds, has exceeded EUR100 million assets under management (AuM) with surging demand from individual investors and multi-family offices.
The asset manager has found that innovative companies are usually too small for direct investment to be suitable. : One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases Technology is central to how we live our everyday lives in the world today - it has enabled us to be more connected, more productive and more informed than ever before One of the Netherlands' largest asset managers is turning to private equity funds to increase its exposure to small, innovative companies and broaden its impact investment policy.
Pension fund commits $100m to Real Estate Debt Strategies IV. : Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) is among investors in Blackstone's latest global real estate debt fund. The $40.7bn (EUR36.4bn) pension fund said it had committed $100m to Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies (BREDS) IV. It is not known how much capital Blackstone is seeking to raise for the fund, but it secured $4.5bn for its predecessor in 2016.
Enterprise spend management technology firm Ivalua has announced $60 million in new funding, which boosts the company's valuation beyond $1 billion. Ivalua announced its newfound unicorn status in a press release on Tuesday (May 21), noting that Tiger Global Management and Ardian Growth led the equity round. Tiger Global Management is now a shareholder of [...]
Two months after the Chrysler Building was put up for sale in January, Aby Rosen, the flashy developer and co-founder of RFR Realty, emerged as the buyer behind a $151 million deal that surprised many seasoned real estate professionals. The building's seller, a secretive sovereign wealth fund known as the Abu Dhabi Investment Council (the Council), took an 80 percent discount on the $800 million investment it had made more than a decade earlier. The [...]
BERKELEY, Calif., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Earth, Inc., a startup reinventing pet food with biotech, today announced it has closed its Series A with an investment of $11 million led by VegInvest, a venture capital firm supporting early-stage companies striving to replace the use...
PAI Partners, a leading European private equity firm, confirmed it is in exclusive negotiations to sell B&B Hotels, which has 486 hotels in 12 countries.
SHANGHAI -- China's BitRock Capital led a recent round of fundraising for OneDegree, a Hong Kong-based online pet insurance company, tapping growth opportunities in the region as the territory accelerates financial innovation. The venture capital fund, along with Hong Kong government-owned Cyberport Fund and Taiwan's Cathay Venture, invested over $30 million in OneDegree in a series A financing round, the initial funding by venture capitals in startups.