Category: Construction & Real Estate

myfisensemyfisenseJune 2, 2021

Home services marketplace Urban Company said on announced it has raised $255 million in a new financing round and confirmed a valuation of $2.1 billion, joining over a dozen other startups in India that have earned the unicorn status this year. The new financing round  a Series F  was led by Prosus Ventures, Dragoneer and Wellington […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 1, 2021

Private equity real estate investment firm Cottonwood Management has launched a $750 real estate investment vehicle. Longtime Cottonwood investors have already committed $200 million to launch the fund, named the Cottonwood Founders Portfolio Fund. The vehicle will allow Cottonwood to move quickly on real estate deals. Investors will be able to receive distributions every quarter. […]

myfisensemyfisenseMay 28, 2021

Värde Partners, a global alternative investment firm, has closed a commercial real estate collateralized loan obligation. This is the firm’s fourth and largest CRE CLO, and eighth securitization of commercial real estate collateral.   The asset pool has an aggregate initial principal balance of $928 million and consists of 23 floating-rate mortgages secured by 29 […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 30, 2021

Founder Ryan Millsap announced the sale of Blackhall Studios to Commonwealth Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, for $120 million. Blackhall, which is in the process of expanding its footprint in Georgia, also has studio projects in London and Los Angeles. Millsap said it was time for him to exit the Atlanta business and […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 19, 2021

Signal Capital Partners has raised US$1.1 billion for its European credit and real estate special situations investments fund. The London-based private asset management firm said the fund has been backed by investors including pension funds, insurance companies, financial institutions and single-family offices across EMEA and North America. The fund, which targets transactions of €25m–75m, has […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 17, 2021

Aegion Corp., a leading provider of water, energy and industrial pipeline infrastructure construction and maintenance, has agreed to a purchase by affiliates of private equity firm New Mountain Capital, the firms said.The deal is valued at about $963 million. Under terms of the agreement, set to close in the second quarter and subject to a […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 12, 2021

Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, announced it has provided more than $250 million of capital to purchase and fund the development of single family residential projects across three transactions in the U.S. “The U.S. housing market represents a significant investment opportunity for Värde, with compelling supply demand dynamics driven by low interest […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 11, 2021

As per the Outlook Report 2021 by JP Morgan, “We expect inflation to rise modestly over the next 12 to 18 months to just below 2% in the United States and around 1% in Europe-right where it was for most of the last cycle. This means that policy rates will remain anchored, and investors should […]

myfisensemyfisenseDecember 10, 2020

Mumbai-headquartered Infra.Market attracted $20 million in a Series B financing round. The round was led by Evolvence India Fund,  Sistema Asia Fund, and Fundamental, while existing investors Accel, Tiger Global, and Nexus also participated in it. The four-year-old startup has raised about $50 million to date. Infra.Market helps small businesses such as manufacturers of paints and cement improve […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 9, 2020

Mumbai-based affordable housing financier Home First Finance Company India Ltd has entered into an agreement with New York-headquartered global private equity (PE) firm Warburg Pincus LLC through the latter’s affiliate Orange Clove Investments BV to invest US$95 million (INR 700 crore) for a 25% stake in Home First Finance Company India Ltd according to a press […]

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