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Africa Service Providers Awards Winner 2018

23/10/2018

Asante Capital Group has been awarded placement agent of the year at the 2018 Africa Global Service Providers Awards. The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards were created to honor and generate both industry and public recognition of the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of fund service providers covering Africa. The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards is […]

Asante Capital Group Awarded Placement Agent of the Year 2018

3/10/2018

Asante Capital Group have been awarded “Placement Agent of the Year” at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2018. The Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2018, presented in London on 2nd October 2018, celebrate innovation and excellence in private equity and venture capital, as well as honouring the industry’s ability to help build British businesses – and […]

Africa Service Providers Awards 2018

1/10/2018

Asante Capital are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards. The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards were created to honor and generate both industry and public recognition of the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of fund service providers covering Africa. The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards is the […]

Alexander Apponyi Joins Asante Capital as Managing Director

24/09/2018

Asante Capital is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexander Apponyi as Managing Director in their London office. Alexander brings with him over 20 years’ experience advising on and placing private equity, private debt and real asset funds, as well as private placements of direct investments. He has advised on over $23bn of successful fundraisings […]

Quad Partners Closes Oversubscribed $229 Million Fund for Education Deals

11/09/2018

Quad Partners, which invests in lower midmarket education companies, has completed fundraising for its fifth institutional vehicle at $229 million. Asante Capital Group acted as placement agent for the fund. The New York firm exceeded the $200 million target for Quad Partners V LP. READ FULL ARTICLE ON WSJ PRO

‘It Has Never Been Harder to Raise PE Funds’

27/07/2018

Fundraising rainmaker Warren Hibbert describes the market forces conspiring to strangle some fundraises and push others over the line in an interview with Private Equity International. WATCH FULL VIDEO ON PEI WEBSITE

Abingworth Exceeds Target on Latest Life-Sciences Fund

16/07/2018

U.K. life-sciences investor Abingworth said it has closed a new fund with $315 million. The vehicle, Abingworth Bioventures VII LP, exceeded its $300 million target. Placement agent Asante Capital Group helped raise the fund. Abingworth has invested in more than 145 life-sciences companies and raised 12 life-sciences funds since its founding in 1973. READ FULL […]

J.W. Childs Gathers $250 Million So Far for Fifth Fund

25/06/2018

J.W. Childs Associates, the consumer and healthcare-focused firm best known for backing high-profile retail brands that include Mattress Firm and Sunny D, as well as physician management practices like Sheridan, is about halfway to reaching the goal for its latest fund. The pool, J.W. Childs Equity Partners V LP, has held a first close and […]

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