Apex Group launches Carbon Footprint Assessment & Reporting service

Apex Group Ltd (Apex), a global financial services provider, has launched a Carbon Footprint Assessment & Reporting service to meet growing market demand. The new offering helps funds and companies to measure the sources of emissions, implement plans to reduce their carbon footprint and provide a mechanism to offset any residual emissions. The launch coincides with […]

Vanguard closes 2020 private equity fund

Vanguard has closed the Vanguard HarbourVest 2020 Private Equity Fund, marking the firm’s one-year anniversary of entering the private equity market in partnership with HarbourVest last year.  The fund closed at nearly double its target size, securing commitments from a broad base of qualified investors. The firm also announced the launch of its next annual […]

Astia launches USD100m VC fund with gender focus

Astia has launched a USD100m early-stage venture fund aimed at addressing the disparity in funding for companies that include women in founding or executive roles.   Astia Fund is led by an investment from Mastercard and will invest globally in high-growth companies that have at least one woman in an executive, equity-holding position. Last year, Astia […]