Tag Archives: private equity

Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe realised its investment in travel company Travel Counsellors through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners

LONDON, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Travel Counsellors, the global independent travel company, today announces that mid-market private equity house Equistone Partners Europe has realised its investment through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners. Travel Counsellors was founded in 1994 by … Read the full press release

Leading European Crowdfunding Firm FundedByMe Kicks-Off Property Portal MIPARO’s Campaign May 21

UPPSALA, Sweden, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MIPARO, a residential real estate home listing portal for emerging markets, based in Sweden, announced today that their crowdfunding campaign with FundedByMe, a leading European based firm, will begin May 21, 2018. It will run … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

New management appointments at CACEIS’s Private Equity division

PARIS, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS’s specialised Private Equity division has experienced massive growth over the past few years due to the group’s strategy of heavy investment in market-leading software, highly-attractive services such as bridge financing facilities, and its skilled … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe to sell shareholding in automobile supplier E. WINKEMANN to Cathay Capital MidCap Fund

LONDON, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has agreed to sell a shareholding in the Plettenberg-based automobile supplier E. WINKEMANN (“the company”). Cathay Capital MidCap Fund, advised by Cathay Capital … Read the full press release

Private equity: Adveq renamed Schroder Adveq

LONDON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders is today announcing the completion of the acquisition of Adveq, a leading asset manager investing in private equity globally. The acquisition, which was announced on 20 April 2017, has now received approval from the regulators. … Read the full press release

European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association: private equity and venture capital investment in Central and Eastern Europe increased by 66% in 2014

BRUSSELS, 28-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A record 290 companies in Central and Eastern Europe received private equity and venture capital investment in 2014 as capital invested by funds across the region increased by 66% on previous year to €1.3bn, according … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse’s CFIG Conference in San Diego was attended by approximately 400 representatives of U.S.-based pension plans, endowments, foundations and private equity managers

New York, 18-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On September 11 – 12, 2013, Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group (“CFIG”) hosted the seventh annual “Credit Suisse Conference on Small & Emerging Managers in Private Equity, Real Estate and In-State Investments,” in San Diego, … Read the full press release

E.ON Connecting Energies to acquire Matrix, UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings

06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, E.ON Connecting Energies entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Matrix (“The Company”), the UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings. The agreement covers the purchase of 100 percent of the … Read the full press release

ING sold its wholly owned life insurance business in South Korea “ING Life Korea” to Korea’s largest private equity firm MBK Partners for € 1.24B

Sale is next major step in divestment of Asian insurance/investment management units ING to receive total cash proceeds of approx. KRW 1.84 trillion (EUR 1.24 billion) ING to hold an indirect stake of around 10% in ING Life Korea for … Read the full press release

United Internet AG agreed with Arsys Internet S.L. owners, Carlyle Group and Mercapital for the acquisition of Spanish webhosting and cloud specialist Arsys

Montabaur, 02-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — United Internet AG continues to drive the internationalization of its webhosting and cloud computing business. As the company announced today, United Internet has agreed a deal with the owners of Arsys Internet S.L. (C\Chile 54, 26007 Logroño, Spain), … Read the full press release

EIB comits €20 million to the Capital North Africa Venture Fund II

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EIB has committed €20 million to the Capital North Africa Venture Fund II (CNAV II), a Maghreb-focused generalist fund managed by the independent Casablanca-based private equity firm, Capital Invest. CNAV II has reached a first closing … Read the full press release