BERLIN, October 7, 2019-- TIER Mobility, the leading European provider of micro-mobility solutions, today announced a US$60 million Series B funding round led by Mubadala Capital and Goodwater Capital. The company also welcomes AXA Germany and Evli Growth Partners as new investors, in addition to further participation from all existing investors, including White Star Capital, Northzone, Speedinvest, Point9, Indico, Kibo Ventures, Market One Capital and selected business angels like Nico Rosberg. TIER Mobility will use proceeds to accelerate its European expansion strategy and continue to build the leading micro-mobility platform for citizens, city authorities and public transportation partners.
Growth stage VC firm Avataar Capital Management has launched its first investment fund of $300 Mn, named Avataar Venture Partners... The post Former Freshworks, Norwest Partners Executives Launch $300 Mn Investment Fund appeared first on Inc42 Media.
JP Morgan's former head of manager selection, Michael Gubenko, has joined hedge fund firm Sculptor Capital Management as head of its global investor relations team. Sculptor Capital Management is the new name for hedge fund giant Och-Ziff following a rebrand earlier this month. The change in name for the firm follows a period of upheaval during which it settled criminal charges related to a former employee, suffered outflows and revamped its leadership team. Gubenko left JPM in July and has joined Sculptor Capital Management as global head of wealth management.
NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 2019-- FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm, today announced that Allison Walker will join the firm as its first chief talent officer. Based in New York, Ms. Walker will lead the firm's recruitment, development and human resource activities, reporting to managing partner Brad Bernstein. As part of FTV's resource program designed to deliver valuable expertise to help drive growth, Ms. Walker will provide comprehensive talent advisory services to the firm's portfolio companies.
FTV Capital has named Allison Walker as its first chief talent officer. Previously, she worked at TCV. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY and San Francisco, CA - September 17, 2019 -- FTV Capital, a sec [...]
If you're one of those losing your job in the endless bloodletting at Deutsche Bank, you might want to get in touch with an ex-colleague, Nick Lawson. He launched a new firm in London yesterday, and it's hiring now. Whether Lawson will scoop up any of his former DB friends is open to question, though. "I will be recruiting ex-fund of fund analysts and people with hedge fund asset raising experience," he says, adding that hiring will be taking place imminently, "as we have business from the get-go."
The billionaire head of Brevan Howard hedge fund, Alan Howard, is launching a crypto portfolio platform that aims to make stable investments in a notoriously volatile market.
Billionaire head of Brevan Howard hedge fund, Alan Howard, is launching a crypto portfolio platform that aims to make stable investments in a notoriously volatile market.
A business owned by Alan Howard, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Brevan Howard, is reportedly...: A business owned by Alan Howard, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Brevan Howard, is reportedly planning to launch a new $1bn venture focused on cryptocurrency hedge funds. Elwood Asset Management, which manages Howard's personal cypto assets, is currently working on a platform which will design portfolios of crypto funds, a so-called fund of funds, aimed at institutional investors.
Private Equity Fund-of-Funds, typically targeted to HNW, are laden with layers of fees. : I recently looked at a few of the largest US banks' private equity solutions for HNW. Even with the perspective of having worked with alternative investments for some time, I was surprised by the extra level of fees charged HNW clients. Start with the alternative investment itself.