Private equity

Fintainium And Aspire Fund Management Announce Intent To Launch Joint Venture

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:36pm

As a result, Fintainium enhances back-office operations for institutions and streamlines working capital management for end-users.

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  • As a result, Fintainium enhances back-office operations for institutions and streamlines working capital management for end-users.
  • Kerwyn Valley, Aspire's Managing Director, remarked, "We are excited about the possibilities that a joint venture between our two companies can create.
  • The combination of Fintainium's technology and the brand name of Aspire Fund Management will create a powerful growth vehicle for CARICOM and LATAM.
  • Aspire bridges the gap between innovative entrepreneurs needing capital and investors looking to intelligently fund worthy businesses to create returns above benchmark indexes.

BUILD Capital Partners Announces the Launch of Lane VC, A Mobility-Focused VC Firm

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:09pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILD Capital Partners ("BUILD") has today announced the launch of Lane VC , a new, autonomously managed venture capital firm focused on the EV market and adjacent businesses linked with the mobility industry.

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  • SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILD Capital Partners ("BUILD") has today announced the launch of Lane VC , a new, autonomously managed venture capital firm focused on the EV market and adjacent businesses linked with the mobility industry.
  • Lane VC succeeds BUILD Mobility and will manage the existing portfolio of BUILD Mobility, which was established in 2019 with an initial investment into XOS Trucks .
  • We are absolutely thrilled for Lane VC to become an independent firm," said Brent Jacobsen, Founding Partner at BUILD Capital Partners.
  • BUILD Capital Partners has investments allocated across several disciplines: BUILD Capital (Private Equity), BUILD Growth (Strategy Consulting & Growth Capital), BUILD Labs (Venture Studio & Business Incubator), and BUILD Impact (Social Impact & Non-Profit).

Essentia Energia, A Patria Investments Company, Announces The Beginning Of Sol do Sertao Solar Power Plant Operations

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 11:14pm

SO PAULO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patria Investments, a global alternative asset manager and leader in the sector in Latin America, announces the beginning of operations of Sol do Sertao Photovoltaic Complex (or Sol do Sertao Solar Power Plant), in Oliveira dos Brejinhos (Bahia State, Brazil), 300 miles from the State capital, Salvador.

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  • SO PAULO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patria Investments, a global alternative asset manager and leader in the sector in Latin America, announces the beginning of operations of Sol do Sertao Photovoltaic Complex (or Sol do Sertao Solar Power Plant), in Oliveira dos Brejinhos (Bahia State, Brazil), 300 miles from the State capital, Salvador.
  • The Sol do Sertao plant was the largest project finance structured by Brazil's development bank, BNDES, for a solar project up to its signing in October 2020, of R$ 910 million ($167 million).
  • "The beginning of Sol do Sertao's operations is an important milestone for Essentia.
  • The company operates in the generation and trading of renewable energy, with a focus on solar and wind power.

Jensen Partners Named Best US Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising by Private Equity Wire for Third Consecutive Year

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:40pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Partners , a women-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm for the alternative investment management industry, today announced it has been named "Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising" at Private Equity Wire's US Awards 2021 .

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Partners , a women-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm for the alternative investment management industry, today announced it has been named "Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising" at Private Equity Wire's US Awards 2021 .
  • This marks the third consecutive year that Jensen Partners has won the US title, and the fifth time the firm has been recognized by Private Equity Wire awards.
  • "We are thrilled to be selected by thousands of our colleagues across the industry," said Sasha Jensen, founder and CEO of Jensen Partners.
  • In addition to executive search, Jensen Partners offers LP/GP referencing, proprietary 360 Investor Referencing methodology, and compensation benchmarking and analysis.

Bardavon Health Innovations Secures $90 Million in Series C Funding to Advance True MSK Technology Platform Beyond Workers’ Compensation Care

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:16pm

Bardavon, a privately held, Kansas City-based digital health partner, connects all stakeholders to better manage MSK injuries and health.

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  • Bardavon, a privately held, Kansas City-based digital health partner, connects all stakeholders to better manage MSK injuries and health.
  • We started this company with an eye toward revolutionizing and disrupting the Workers Compensation industry, said Matthew Condon, Founder and CEO of Bardavon.
  • Our research shows that Americas largest employers are desperate for a viable MSK health, wellness, and care solution.
  • Bardavon is a privately held proactive Workers Compensation and MSK digital health partner that connects all stakeholders to better manage claims.

Aras Announces Roque Martin as New Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Aras, a leading global provider of low-code applications to design, build, and operate complex products, today announced that Roque Martin has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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  • Aras, a leading global provider of low-code applications to design, build, and operate complex products, today announced that Roque Martin has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Roque succeeds Peter Schroer, the founder of Aras, who continues to be actively engaged with the company through his role on the Aras Board of Directors.
  • Im extremely proud of the results our team has accomplished for our customers, and I look forward to continued innovation as we welcome Roque to Aras, said Peter Schroer.
  • Peter and the Aras team have built an amazing business that delivers unmatched value to customers by enabling more agile digitalization than previously possible, said Roque Martin, newly appointed CEO of Aras.

Edison Partners Promotes Gregg Michaelson to General Partner, Jennifer Lee to Partner, and Joseph Giquinto to Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Effective immediately Gregg Michaelson has been elevated to General Partner, Jennifer Lee has been promoted to Partner, and Joe Giquinto has been named Chief Financial Officer.

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  • Effective immediately Gregg Michaelson has been elevated to General Partner, Jennifer Lee has been promoted to Partner, and Joe Giquinto has been named Chief Financial Officer.
  • "Gregg, Jennifer and Joe have each played a significant role in the success of our strategy through their hard work, dedication, vision and leadership.
  • Jennifer Lee has been promoted to Partner and will continue to lead the firm's Financial Technology practice.
  • The firm now has eight Partners, including Sugden, Michaelson, Lee, Kelly Ford, Dan Herscovici, Lenard Marcus, Tom Vander Schaaff, and Ryan Ziegler.

EQT launches impact-driven longer-hold fund

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:33am

EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential

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  • EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential
    The EQT Future fund will have a target size of EUR 4 billion and a portion of its carried interest will be linked to achieving portfolio-level impact KPIs, including reduction of GHG emissions using the Science Based Targets
    STOCKHOLM, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on three decades of future-proofing companies, EQT now strengthens its platform-wide commitment to make a positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund.
  • The EQT Future fund will invest in mature, high-quality companies with market-shaping impact potential and where transformation requires a longer ownership horizon.
  • Christian Sinding, CEO and Managing Partner of EQT, said, "EQT Future is an important strategic move for EQT as a firm.
  • The EQT Future fund will have a target fund size of EUR 4 billion.

EQT launches impact-driven longer-hold fund

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:32am

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on three decades of future-proofing companies, EQT now strengthens its platform-wide commitment to make a positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on three decades of future-proofing companies, EQT now strengthens its platform-wide commitment to make a positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund.
  • The EQT Future fund will invest in mature, high-quality companies with market-shaping impact potential and where transformation requires a longer ownership horizon.
  • Christian Sinding, CEO and Managing Partner of EQT, said, "EQT Future is an important strategic move for EQT as a firm.
  • The EQT Future fund will have a target fund size of EUR 4 billion.

Swedish-American Life Science Summit, SALSS 2021, takes place in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 20 to 22 - an exciting return to a physical summit with topnotch International Covid-19 experts and leaders within Cell & Gene therapy!

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:58pm

It has made Stockholm into a deal making hub for Life Science,which makes us very proud,"says Barbro C. Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS.

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  • It has made Stockholm into a deal making hub for Life Science,which makes us very proud,"says Barbro C. Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS.
  • The focus of SALSS this year is Cell & Gene Therapy and lessons learned from Covid-19 with a wide range of panel discussions and presentations.
  • It will also include Company Presentations, a Rising Star exhibit and announcement of the winner of the SALSS Rising Star Award 2021.
  • For more information on SALSS, visit www.salss.com or please contact:
    Linda kesson, Communications, SALSS, +46 (0)70 916 94 16, linda.v.akesson@gmail.com