Abingworth Exceeds Target on Latest Life-Sciences Fund

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.

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Ricardo Felix is Appointed Partner as Hong Kong Team Grows

We're excited to announce that Asante has recently appointed Ricardo Felix, Head of Asia-Pacific, to Partner.

Asante Capital congratulates its partner on the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI (‘HIF VI’)

We are pleased to announce the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI ( ‘HIF VI’) on September 30, 2022. HIF VI secured $905 million in fund and related co-investment commitments to invest in HIF VI’s portfolio of North American power and renewable energy opportunities. 

Private-Equity Firms Look to Foreign Cash as U.S. Pension Funds Struggle

One of our Managing Partners, Fraser van Rensburg, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article by Chris Cumming about American private-equity firms collecting more money from abroad.