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myfisensemyfisenseApril 9, 2021
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BlackRock Real Assets has successfully achieved a $4.8 billion final close of Global Renewable Power Fund III with commitments from over 100 institutional investors, including leading public and private pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and family offices from over 18 countries globally.   GRP III is the third vintage of BlackRock’s Global Renewable Power […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 9, 2021
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ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Internet of Things solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by GI Partners, a leading US-based investor in data infrastructure businesses, in an all-cash transaction that values ORBCOMM at approximately $1.1 billion, including net debt. Under the terms of the agreement, ORBCOMM stockholders […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 9, 2021
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Box Inc disclosed private equity giant KKR & Co Inc will lead a $500 million investment in the cloud services provider and get a seat on its board, amid pressure from hedge fund Starboard Value LP. The investment will be executed through convertible preferred stock and comes weeks after Reuters reported that Box was exploring […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 9, 2021
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Iyuno-SDI Group, a provider of translated subtitles and other media localization services, announced it has raised $160 million in funding from SoftBank Vision 2. The company said this makes the fund one of its largest shareholders. Iyuno-SDI Group was formed after Iyuno Media Group completed its acquisition of SDI Media last month. Iyuno-SDI Group chief executive […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 8, 2021
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TrueLayer, the London startup that offers a developer-friendly platform for companies, including other fintechs, to utilise open banking, is disclosing $70 million in new funding. The Series D round is led by new investor Addition. Existing investors, including Anthemis Group, Connect Ventures, Mouro Capital, Northzone and Temasek, also participated. New investors include Visionaries Club, Zack […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 8, 2021
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SkyKnight Capital, L.P. , a private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce the final closing of SkyKnight Capital Fund III, L.P., with $600 million in commitments from family offices, foundations, endowments, pensions, and institutional investors. With an initial target of $500 million, Fund III exceeded its target and was oversubscribed, reaching its hard cap […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 8, 2021
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Peak Rock Capital LLC, a leading middle-market private investment firm, announced the final closing of Peak Rock Capital Fund III LP and its parallel funds.  Fund III substantially exceeded its target of $1.3 billion and was over-subscribed, closing at its hard cap on $2.0 billion of limited partner commitments. Peak Rock’s predecessor fund, Fund II, closed on $1.3 billion of commitments […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 8, 2021
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Southfield Capital, LLC, a Greenwich, CT based private equity firm focused on control investments in growth-oriented lower middle market business services companies, raised $303 million for its third institutional fund, Southfield Capital III L.P. Fund III exceeded its hard cap and was oversubscribed with strong support from an experienced group of institutional limited partners, including public pensions, insurance companies, […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 8, 2021
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Plaid, a unicorn that helps connect consumers’ bank accounts to financial applications, has raised a $425 million Series D. It was understood that the new capital infusion, led by Altimeter Capital, values the company at around $13.4 billion. It is not surprising that Plaid, a former takeover target for consumer credit giant Visa, is raising […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 7, 2021
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Global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners will propose a deal to acquire Toshiba through a tender offer that is expected to be worth more than $20 billion, Nikkei learned.   CVC is considering a 30% premium over the Japanese industrial group’s current share price, which would put the value of the deal at nearly 2.3 trillion yen ($20.8 […]

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