EXCEL Esports raises €20m

EXCEL Esports (EXCEL), a leading British esports franchise competing in League of Legends, Fortnite and VALORANT, has secured €20 million (£17 million) in new equity capital. This financing round was led by investment firm JRJ Group which first acquired a majority shareholding in 2018 alongside TOMS Capital LLC, the family office of Noam Gottesman. Amongst […]

Investcorp invests in Heritage Foods

Investcorp has invested in Heritage Foods, a buy-and-build platform of condiments and sauces brands with long-standing heritage in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.  The transaction was in partnership with China Resources and Fung Strategic Holdings Limited and concluded through the Asia Food Growth Fund I, a dedicated private equity fund investing in a diversified portfolio of […]

Perwyn Growth Capital leads €10m funding round in Secret Sales

Perwyn, a family-backed private equity and growth capital investor, is pleased to have led a €10 million Series A funding round in Secret Sales, a premium ecommerce marketplace for fashion, footwear, accessories, beauty and homeware.  Secret Sales’ revolutionary new business model is disrupting the discount sector and ingeniously solving excess inventory problems with its direct […]

General Atlantic leads $100m investment in Fresha

Fresha, a beauty and wellness software platform, announced today a $100 million Series C investment led by General Atlantic, 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 and Jonathan Green of Lugard Road Capital. […]

General Atantic completes growth investment in Buff City Soap

General Atlantic, a growth equity firm, has completed a growth investment in Buff City Soap, a plant-based home and personal care brand franchise.   Buff City Soap will use the funds to support continued store openings, product category expansion, and growth in e-commerce. “With a handmade product line and a focus on transparency, Buff City […]