The Carlyle Group and Riverstone Holdings, an energy-focused private equity firm, have agreed to acquire and invest in Ensus Ltd and provide funding for the development of the company’s first bioethanol plant in the UK. Ensus plans to establish itself as a leading provider of bioethanol to the European transport fuels industry and build a number of world-scale facilities across Europe. Bioethanol is a renewable and environmentally friendly alternative for petrol driven vehicles and is produced using farm crops as the raw material.
Glass Container companies are portfolio companies of Horizon Capital’s Western NIS Enterprise Fund
Seed investor Heartbeat Labs will retain a 10% stake in Fernarzt
Innovery is a portfolio company of Wisequity IV, which closed on €215m and is currently 92% deployed
Fund will be larger than its predecessor, which closed on €280m in July 2018