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South Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP80m for regional investment

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:54

Following the success of the SCR JESSICA Fund over the last five years, which has seen GBP40.5 million invested into the Sheffield City region since 2013, the South Yorkshire Pension Fund has allocated GBP80 million for regional investment in South Yorkshire. »

John Bromley, Legal & General

Legal & General invests in UK electric vehicle charging business

Tue, 05/03/2019 - 10:36

Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) has taken a circa 13 per cent stake in Pod Point, one of the UK’s largest electric vehicle charge point operators. »

José Luis Jiménez, MAPFRE

MAPFRE invests EUR35 million in green bond issued by BBVA

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 10:12

MAPFRE has invested EUR35 million in a BBVA Group structured green bond, with aw blockchain technology used to negotiate the terms and conditions of the private placement in a six-year term bond linked to the evolution of the five-year euro swap rate. »

Susanne Wermter, Aquila

Institutional investors almost double exposure to renewable infrastructure in two years, says new research

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:24

A new study among institutional investors, commissioned by Aquila Capital, reveals that average portfolio exposure to renewable infrastructure has risen to 3.6 per cent, up from 2 per cent in 2016. »

Mohammad Alardhi, Investcorp

Investcorp and Aberdeen Standard Investments launch JV for Gulf Infrastructure Investing

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 10:09

Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, and asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have launched a joint venture (JV) that will invest in social and core infrastructure projects in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.  »

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Winckworth Sherwood advises pension fund on private placements by two Welsh housing associations

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 15:08

Winckworth Sherwood’s specialist Housing Finance team has advised BAE Systems Pension Funds Investment Management Limited (BAPFIM) on the structuring, charging and documentation of two private placements by two Welsh housing associations – a GBP30 million private placement by Mid-Wales Housing Association (Mid-Wales), and a GBP50 million private placement by Grŵp Cynefin (Cynefin). »

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CloseCross raises USD3m

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 18:02

CloseCross, a multi-party, decentralised derivatives trading platform in beta, has opened its investment round with USD3 million backed by Amnis Ventures, a privately owned venture fund based in Houston, Texas. »

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Bipsync secures USD7m growth investment led by Edison Partners

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:11

Bipsync, a research platform provider for investment management firms, has secured USD7 million in a growth investment round led by Edison Partners. FINTOP Capital also participated in the round.   »

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Calculus Capital invests GBP2.5m in Essentia Analytics

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 16:47

Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist Calculus Capital has invested GBP2.5 million in fintech company Essentia Analytics, a provider of behavioural data analytics and consulting for professional investors. »

 J Morgan Siegler, TA Associates

TA Associates invests in LIST

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 09:11

TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, has completed an investment in LIST, a developer of software solutions for the financial industry. »

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