French venture capital (VC) firm Frst has held a EUR 72m first close for Frst 3, which will focus on early-stage artificial intelligence-based (AI) startups and aims to raise EUR 80m-EUR 100m in total, co-founder and partner Pierre Entremont told this news service.
Multi-family office has seen strong appetite, with investor base growing since 2016 to more than 90 family offices, Meiping Yap told Unquote
Sponsor deploys Permira VIII to ride new wave of take-privates; Blackstone commits GBP 200m in financing for UK-based CRO
Sponsor acquired the public software group in July 2017 via the same-year vintage Partners Group Global Value 2017
EQT and Cinven seen as bellweather for funds to reassess options for listed assets trading underwater