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Carlyle Raises $264M For Latest Pe Fund For Individuals

The fund is the latest private equity access fund launched by Carlyle. The first was the Carlyle Private Equity Access Fund 2014, which raised $144 million. The post Carlyle raises $264m for latest PE fund for individuals appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Warburg Pincus To Buy China Baby Products Retailer - Nikkei Asian Review

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. NEW YORK -- Highlighting investor interest in Chinese baby care products, U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus has reached a deal to buy a majority stake in Beijing-based retailer Leyou.
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Gfm Special Report: Cryptocurrency & Blockchain 2018

This GFM Special Report focuses on the newest investments based on crypto coins and blockchain technology, including Kryptoin, a crypto ETF, Protos and its crypto hedge funds, and Veridium's tokens which aim to aid corporate carbon offset activities.
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George Soros' Fund Adds Popular Tech Names And Blackrock In The Second Quarter

Soros Fund Management added Facebook, Apple, and Twitter, and dramatically boosted its shares in BlackRock in the quarter. : Soros Fund Management added Facebook, Apple, and Twitter, but trimmed stakes in Alphabet and in the quarter through June, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The family office of billionaire George Soros also bought stakes in AT&T, Chevron, and T-Mobile US, and divested stakes in eBay, Nvidia, Snap, and Paypal.
Read by 53% of LPs August 15, 2018

Mega-deals Give Cross-border Investment Volume A Boost In H1 2018 | National Real Estate Investor

The growth in cross-border transactions is increasingly tied to portfolio and entity-level deals. : Foreign capital is continuing to pour into U.S. real estate. Transactions led by cross-border buyers jumped 27 percent during the first half of the year compared to overall investment sales that rose just 2 percent during that period, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA). Yet large-scale portfolio and entity-level deals are giving foreign-led transaction volume an added boost, while the sale of individual assets is declining. Cross-border investment is still at significantly higher levels as compared to the previous cycle.
Read by 74% of LPs August 14, 2018

Soros Fund Management Adds Popular Tech Names, Blackrock In Second Quarter

NEW YORK: Soros Fund Management LLC added Facebook Inc, Apple Inc and Twitter Inc, but trimmed stakes in Alphabet Inc and Inc in the quarter through June, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The family office of billionaire George Soros also bought stakes in AT&T Inc, Chevron ...
Read by 30% of LPs August 14, 2018

Chinese Co-working Space Urwork Raises $44m Round A, Reaching A Valuation Of $1.8B - China Money Network

China's largest co-working office space operator UrWork has raised a RMB300 million (US$43.5 million) investment round from property developer RK Properties and existing investor Jingrong Holdings, according to the company's announcement. The new financing round came two months after the three-year-old start-up raised an undisclosed series C+ financing round in June, valuing the company at around US$1.8 billion. With this strategic cooperation with RK Properties, UrWork will play the innovative role of new space content operators, and help traditional office space upgrades in areas of content filling, space community creation, and business operation and maintenance.
Read by 47% of LPs August 13, 2018

Crypto Hedge Funds Launching At 'surprising' Record Pace In 2018

Specialized cryptocurrency funds are launching at a record pace, according to a new research. While the prices are steadily depreciating across the board, these new findings challenge the notion of a continuous bear market. According to a new research from Crypto Fund Research, there are a total of 466 cryptocurrency investment funds. Most of them (255) are set up as hedge funds. Of these, 195 are set up as venture capital funds while 16 represent private equity funds.
Read by 34% of LPs August 12, 2018

Cinven Pursues Insurance Platform Strategy With Axa Life Europe Deal | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Private equity firm Cinven, through Sixth Cinven Fund, made an "irrevocable offer" to acquire Dublin-based insurer AXA Life Europe Limited (ALE) in a deal estimated to be worth EUR925 million. ALE operates in Germany, the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal. The insurance unit has not accepted new business since last year. It has EUR8 [...]
Read by 61% of LPs August 10, 2018

Artios Pharma Announces $84M (PS65 Million) Series B Financing

Artios Pharma Announces $84 Million (PS65 Million) Series B FinancingFinancing Round Led by New Investors Andera Partners and LSP CAMBRIDGE, England, August 10, 2018-- Artios Pharma Limited (Artios), a leading DNA Damage Response (DDR) company developing innovative treatments for cancer, today announced the completion of a $84 million (PS65 million) Series B financing following high interest from investors. The financing, which was significantly oversubscribed, was led by Andera Partners (formerly EdRIP) and LSP (Life Sciences Partners), with participation by additional new investors Pfizer Ventures and Novartis Venture Fund (NVF).
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