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Pecunio VC fund to invest EUR2m in IT Ventures’ Bytemine token

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 11:01

Stockholm IT Ventures, a Swedish technology company specialising in energy crypto currency mining, has secured a EUR2 million investment in its Bytemine token (BYTM) from Pecunio’s VC Fund. »

Mahmood Noorani, Quant Insight

Quant Insight completes funding round with key investors

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 10:33

Quant Insight (Qi), a macro analytics firm that applies quantitative techniques to financial markets, has completed its latest funding round, which includes key investments from Alan Howard (Brevan Howard Asset Management) and Jens-Peter Stein (Stone Milliner Asset Management). »

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Foresight raises USD5.5m from Israeli institutional investor through private placement

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:23

Foresight Autonomous Holdings, a specialist in automotive vision systems, has raised USD5.5 million through a private placement agreement with Harel Insurance, an Israeli institutional investor. »

Olga Chernova, Sancus Capital

Credit fund Sancus focuses on arbitraging inefficiencies

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:39

Olga Chernova, is founder and CIO of Sancus Capital, a long short credit manager and one of the leading female figures in the credit space. Raised in the former Soviet Union, she moved to the United States when she was 16 and had a distinguished career at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan trading credit derivatives before founding Sancus in 2009. »

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LGIM Real Assets provides staple financing for UK solar portfolio

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:00

LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) has provided a GBP48 million senior financing to support Fiera Infrastructure, a Canadian infrastructure investment management firm, on its investment into a fully operational Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology portfolio consisting of more than 13,250 residential and commercial rooftop systems.  »

Benoit Chopin, Capzanine

Capzanine invests in Horizon Software

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:21

European private equity firm Capzanine has invested in Horizon Software (Horizon), becoming a majority shareholder alongside Horizon’s CEO, Sylvain Thieullent, and its management team, to support organic and global growth. »

Mekong Enterprise Fund III completes an investment in Vua Nem JSC

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 10:31

Mekong Capital’s Mekong Enterprise Fund III (MEF III) has completed an investment in mattress and bedding solution provider Vua Nem Joint Stock Company. »

Jean-Philippe Lemay, Fiera Capital

Fiera Capital acquires HNW and institutional investment firm CGOV Asset Management Français

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 09:44

Independent asset management firm Fiera Capital Corporation has completed its acquisition of the business of CGOV Asset Management (CGOV), an Ontario-based investment management firm focused on high-net-worth and institutional investors, with CAD5 billion in AUM. »

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Jamaica’s Paradise Park PV farm financing agreed

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 10:38

Neoen, an independent renewable IPP and the majority shareholder in Paradise Park, a 51 MWp PV farm based in Jamaica, together with the solar park’s co-shareholders, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and Rekamniar Frontier Ventures, have agreed a deal for the project’s financing. »

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Luxcara and Facebook to add 294 MW of new wind capacity to Nordic grid

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:50

Facebook and Luxcara, an asset manager for renewable energy investments, have entered into long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 100 per cent of the output and environmental (green) attributes of three contiguous wind projects – Gravdal, Skinansfjellet and Eikeland-Steinsland – in southwest Norway. »


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