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SoftBank-backed Better to Go Public in $7.7bn SPAC Deal

SoftBank Group Corp-backed Better HoldCo said on Tuesday it will go public through a merger with a blank-check firm sponsored by investment firm Novator Capital, valuing the mortgage startup at $7.7bn. As part of the deal with Aurora Acquisition...

Biotech Firm Ginkgo to Merge with PE Firm-led SPAC in $17.5bn Deal

Ginkgo Bioworks said on Tuesday it plans to go public through a merger with a blank-check vehicle backed by former Hollywood executives Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky from Eagle Equity Partners, in one of the biggest such deals that values the...

Amazon Raises $1bn Sustainable Bond for Climate and Social PE Investments

Amazon issued its first sustainability bond on Monday, raising $1bn to invest in renewable energy, clean transport, greener buildings and affordable housing through private equity investments. The world’s biggest company joins a growing list of...

SoftBank Leads $1bn Investment in E-commerce Company THG

THG has entered a financial and trading collaboration with SoftBank Group which involves a division of the Japan-headquartered technology investor committing about $730m to a $1bn fundraising the Manchester-headquartered e-commerce platform is...

BlackRock Launches Private Debt Fund for Pension Schemes at First Close of $940m

BlackRock has launched a private debt fund specifically designed for UK pension schemes to access a variety of global private debt market exposures via a single strategy. The BlackRock Diversified Private Debt Fund is set to provide investors with...

ICG Seeks $8.5bn for Eighth European Debt Fund

  Multi-strategy asset manager Intermediate Capital Group is looking to raise about $8.50bn for its latest flagship debt strategy, according to a document presented to a Louisiana pension system. The multi-strategy asset manager invests in...

PE Firm Bluewater Backs New Energy Storage Infrastructure Company with $250m

A new company has been launched with $250m of backing from private equity firm Bluewater. Global Energy Storage (GES) has been set up by the management team of hydrocarbon storage and logistics firm Global Petro Storage (GPS) and is focused on...

H.I.G. Capital Invests in Infratech Bau

H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with over $44bn of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Infratech Bau GmbH. Infratech...

UPDATE: Blackstone Buys Embassy Industrial parks for Enterprise Value of $700m

Funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate, part of global asset management firm Blackstone Group Lp, has acquired Embassy Industrial Parks from Warburg Pincus Inc. and Embassy Group for an enterprise value of $700m in one of the largest deals in...

Blackrock-backed Self-driving Truck Company to Go Public Through $3.3bn SPAC Deal

Plus said on Monday it would go public through a merger with blank-check company Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V in a deal that values the self-driving truck technology startup at $3.3bn. The combined company will get proceeds of $500m from the...

Growth Capital Investor BGF Exits Sustainable E-commerce Returns Tech Platform as it Exceeds Growth Expectations

Growth capital investor, BGF has announced a successful exit from Telford-headquartered ReBOUND, a technology platform which supports retailers — such as ASOS, Gymshark, Missguided, JD Sports and Sweaty Betty — to manage their returns sustainably....

Valeo Foods Maker of Jacobs and Batchelors Sold to Bain Capital for over $2bn

Bain Capital has fought off other private equity bidders to acquire Dublin-based Valeo Foods from CapVest in a deal worth more than $2bn. Boston-based Bain, which was co-founded by former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney, won out over PAI...

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board to Acquire Evoltz from TPG

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with TPG, a global alternative asset firm, to acquire a 100 percent interest in Evoltz Participações S.A., a leading electricity transmission...

TPG-backed Vice Media Targets Valuation of Nearly $3bn in Proposed SPAC Deal

Under a proposed deal to merge with blank-check company 7GC & Co Holdings Inc., Vice would remove one of the biggest obstacles it has faced, onerous financial obligations to private-equity investor TPG, people familiar with the matter said. The...

UPDATE: Australia’s Star Makes $7bn Play for Crown, Taking on Private Equity Giants

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group on Monday proposed an all-stock buyout of larger rival Crown Resorts Ltd that it valued at $7bn, vying with two private equity giants for control of the troubled target. No. 2 casino player Star...

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As technology continues to improve at breakneck speeds, PE firms must now view digital transformation as a new opportunity for value creation – yet also as an imminent threat to legacy business models, and even to the industries themselves. Join us at our 2021 events to reinvent your strategies. Prepare to receive industry leading insights, and be ready to transform your business.

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7 Questions on European PE From Above: Frans Tieleman and Merlin Piscitelli

Meet Frans & Merlin - Private Equity Insights is happy to present this teaser for the exclusive webinar on March 4th on ‘The New PE Landscape in Europe’. Below, we’re having a chat with Frans Tieleman, Managing Partner at Eurazeo, and Merlin Piscitelli, EMEA Chief...

7 Questions with Steffen Pauls, Founder and CEO of Moonfare

Meet Steffen: After more than a decade at global private equity pioneer Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Dr. Steffen Pauls founded in 2016 Moonfare, a platform that is revolutionising private markets investing. Moonfare recently ranked as one of LinkedIn’s top 10...

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An intimate yet well-visited event to discuss deals, collaborations, and LP-GP matters. The industry meet-up particularly for the small-cap and mid-market. Networking, which in a relationship-drive industry such as PE is extremely valuable. Good overview of current topics in the industry!

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