The Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund, which makes UK sustainable private equity investments to build technology, manufacturing, services and asset development and is managed by Jim Totty and Nick Curtis, is close to its first close.
Swiss-based Quaero Capital, with USD2.3 billion under management, had for five years been offering its infrastructure strategy managed by Mark Ebert as part of a real assets offering, but the EUR15 million quoted infrastructure strategy has been standalone since March 2017.
Private equity fund manager and central and eastern Europe specialist, ForeVest Capital Partners, has closed a general partner-led secondary transaction of a fund on which it advises, PineBridge New Europe Partners II, LP (NEP II).
Multi-boutique platform, iM Global Partner, has acquired a 45 per cent stake in Dynamic Beta investments, formerly Beachhead Capital, in a move that will bring a new suite of liquid alternative ETFs to the market.
Institutions are getting more comfortable with ETF liquidity and more sophisticated about measuring it, according to the second annual institutional ETF trading survey by global trading firm and liquidity provider Jane Street.