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Momentum shift

Momentum in private markets shifts away from PE to real assets and debt

Momentum in private markets shifts away from PE to real assets and debt

Nick Evans writes that Q2 2022 private markets analysis by alternative assets data provider Preqin reveals steep declines in private equity, sharp rises in infrastructure and natural resources, strong growth in private debt, and growing signs of slowdowns in real estate and venture capital as global investors react to the recent market sell-offs and the changed macro-economic environment.

 

Fund raising

Oxford Science Enterprises taps USD300m in new funding to back university spin-outs

Oxford Science Enterprises taps USD300m in new funding to back university spin-outs

Oxford Science Enterprises (OSE), the independent investment company created to found, fund, and build transformational businesses through its unique partnership with the University of Oxford, has raised a further GBP250 million (USD300 million) in funding. This brings the total amount raised by OSE to more than GBP850 million (USD1 billion) since inception in 2015.