Blackstone to Invest in, Values Firm at $1.5 Billion

Blackstone Group Inc. said it’s taking a “significant” stake in, an investment that values the advertising technology platform at about $1.5 billion. The investment will give Blackstone and GTCR, which acquired a majority interest in the company four years ago, joint control of the Fort Worth, Texas-based company. The two private equity firms will also have […]

KKR to Invest in Leading ANZ Edtech Company Education Perfect

Leading Australian and New Zealand education technology (“edtech”) company Education Perfect (“EP” or the “Company”), global investment firm KKR, and Australia-based private equity firm Five V Capital today announced the signing of definitive agreements pursuant to which KKR will acquire a majority stake in the Company. EP, a certified B Corporation, empowers students, teachers, parents, […]

TA Associates Invests In Apex Group

TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced a “significant minority investment” in global financial services provider Apex Group Ltd. “Apex is majority-owned by Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, healthcare, industrials, and software industries. The investment reinforces Apex’s strength as a […]

Caban Systems secures £35m in funding from Ember Infrastructure

Caban Systems (Caban), a provider of software-enabled energy storage and management systems for the telecoms industry, has secured investment from Ember Infrastructure (Ember). Ember, a private equity firm supporting businesses that reduce carbon intensity, has agreed to a support package of $35 million for a number of Caban’s growth initiatives as well as Ember to […]

HQ Capital collects $210m to beat target for second co-investment fundraise

HQ Capital has beaten its target for its second co-investment fundraise by reaching a $210m final close. The firm easily passed its $150m goal for Auda Co-Investment Fund II, which will look to build a portfolio of 30 to 35 companies, primarily in North America. Firm CEO Bernd Turk said, “With our co-investment program, we offer […]

TA Associates makes strategic growth Investment in Apex Group in partnership with Genstar Capital and Peter Hughes

TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, has made a significant minority investment in global financial services provider Apex Group Ltd (Apex). Apex is majority-owned by Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, healthcare, industrials, and software industries. The investment reinforces Apex’s strength as a […]

Neo4j Announces $325 Million Series F Investment, the Largest in Database History

Neo4jⓇ, the leader in graph technology, announced today a Series F funding round as part of a $325 million investment led by Eurazeo (RF:PA) with participation from GV (formerly Google Ventures). Today’s transaction represents the largest investment in a private database company and raises Neo4j’s valuation to over $2 billion. “Databases constitute the largest single market in enterprise software, with growth centered […]

PayCargo Secures USD125 Million Series B Investment By Insight Partners

Freight payment platform PayCargo has announced a USD125 million Series B investment by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners. This year, PayCargo is on track to process USD10 billion of freight-related payments, a 250% increase from 2020. PayCargo is the largest independent freight payments network of its kind with over 67,000 active users remitting and receiving […]

Trinity Investments Closes $520 Million Fund to Invest in Value-Add Hospitality Assets

Trinity Fund Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Trinity Real Estate Investments LLC (“Trinity”), a leading private real estate investment firm, announced today the final close of Trinity GP Fund I L.P. (the “Fund”), the firm’s inaugural U.S. discretionary commingled real estate fund. The Fund was oversubscribed and raised a total of $520 million, significantly exceeding […]

General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

Fresha, a beauty and wellness software platform, has secured USD100 million in a Series C investment round led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, with strategic participation from Huda Kattan of HB Investments and the founder of Huda Beauty, as well as Michael Zeisser of FMZ Ventures, former Chairman Investments at Alibaba Group, […]