Private Equity

Spotify Raises $1 Billion Through Financing Deal

Music streaming company Spotify raises $ 1 billion deal through financing in the form of convertible debt. TPG rounded the funds together with Dragoneer along with other institutional investors. The deal placed by Goldman Sachs is expected to close on April 2.

Yahoo Potential Buyers Have 14 Days to Present Their Bid

Yahoo potential buyers only have until April 11 to submit their bid. Along with the proposed amount are details on how the purchase would be financed, conditions or approvals to be met and what import..

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed wit..

Black Bear Diner Secured an Investment From PWP Growth Equity, Aims to Expand Business

Black Bear Diner had secured an investment from private equity fund PWP Growth Equity. The financial backing will be allocated to expand growth and coverage in new and existing markets. The restaurant..

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Semiconductor firm SuVolta Inc secures $10.6M
SuVolta Inc, a semiconductor company based in Silicon Valley, has nabbed funding amounting to $10.6 million from Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital, New En
Institutional investors pose renewed confidence in private equity- report
Institutional investors contributed $216.56 billion to US private equity funds last year, a sign of their renewed confidence in the asset class, a report from Private Equity Beat of The Wall Street Jo
French travel startup Evaneos bags $6M for European growth
Paris, France-based travel startup Evaneos raised $6 million from a Series B funding round led by XAnge Private Equity for its expansion to other European countries.
Vadxx Energy gets financing to build first commercial plant to turn plastic waste into energy
Cleveland, Ohio-based recycling company Vadxx Energy received funding from Liberation Capital, a private equity firm, for its first commercial-scale facility that can transform plastic waste to energy
Mega buyout funds rake in the most money--Preqin
Of all the capital raised for private equity buyout funds last year, half of it went to the biggest funds, according to data published on Friday by London-based research firm Preqin.
The Quest for Growth—the Startup of Start-up Communities
Brazil and China like Russia are large population countries with a growing middle class that is ripe for more consumer-facing clones, clonentrepreneurs and Clonentrepreneurship.
The Power of Clones to Startup—Start-up Communities
Clones look the same on the surface, one country to the next, but there are multiple differences in execution. Many clones require supply chain partners for them to work, yet many of these companies d
The Cultures of Risk—Financing the Startup of Start-up Communities
This part discusses the culture of risk in the developing countries and how it impacts the behavior of local investors and their willingness to finance seed and early stage tech business models.
UK private equity firm CVC invests $200M in Chinese education company EIC
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners will invest over $200 million for a stake in Chinese education company EIC Group. CVC will buy the stake from rival investment firm Actis Capital.
Apollo raises biggest private equity fund since US financial crisis
New York, US-based firm Apollo Global Management LLC announced on Thursday that it had raised $17.5 billion for the Apollo Investment Fund VIII, the largest private equity fund raised since the financ
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