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The Drawdown Private Equity Services Awards 2018


The Asante Team are delighted to have been shortlisted for The Drawdown’s Private Equity Services Awards 2018. The Drawdown’s inaugural Private Equity Services Awards 2018 aim to recognise and reward private equity service providers, which have demonstrated exceptional client service, innovative product development and strong and sustainable business growth over the past 12 months. Asante […]

The Rainmaker 50


Private Equity International(“PEI”) released its list of the most influential fundraisers in private equity today and named Warren Hibbert, Managing Partner at Asante Capital as one of The Rainmaker 50. What does it mean to be a rainmaker in today’s private equity fundraising market? The PEI editorial team surveyed senior professionals across the globe asking […]

Private Equity Funds Receive Record Amounts of Capital


Private equity groups are spending the least amount of time on the road raising money as yield starved investors desperately seek a place to park their cash, new figures showed. Buyout funds have spent just 11 months on average raising a fund this year compared with the 19 months it took them to their final […]

Private Equity Groups Under Pressure To Take ‘Riskier’ Bets


Buyout bosses are taking on more risk, emboldened by the benign economic backdrop, favorable tax conditions in the US and investors desperate to deploy their cash. But this more aggressive behavior is leading to firms paying record prices for assets and taking on debt at levels close to the peaks of a decade ago — […]

Orion Energy Exceeds Target for New Energy- Infrastructure Fund


Asante Capital Partners was the placement agent for Orion Energy Partners, who has collected $816 million for its oversubscribed first vehicle, exceeding the $750 million target, the New York firm announced Monday. Including $200 million in committed co-investment money, Orion raised more than $1 billion for credit investments in the energy-infrastructure sector in North America. […]

Asante Awarded Best Global Placement Agent in Private Equity Wire Awards


Asante Capital Group was awarded best Placement Agent of the Year. The Private Equity Wire Awards 2018, presented in London on 8 February, recognize the best private equity managers, investors, consultants, advisers and service providers during 2017 in a range of categories covering the entire private equity space. Read Full Article on Private Equity Wire

WSA Wins Overall Debt Deal of the Year at the Aviation 100 Awards


The Aviation 100 Awards 2018, presented in Dublin, recognized the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry. WSA won the overall Debt Deal of the Year for the $700m deal they did with Oaktree and Asante Capital Group last year. Read the Full Article on Airline Economics

White Deer Energy Hits First Close on New Fund Seeking $750 Million


White Deer Energy made a substantial first close on its latest fund and is aiming for $750 million to invest in the midmarket energy sector. The firm held the closing for White Deer Energy LP III in December with commitments totaling about $350 million. Read Full Article on WSG Pro Website