Asante Capital Solutions – Q2 2023 Newsletter

As private equity faces uncertainty worldwide, we expect the next five years to see a marked improvement throughout Europe. With the region’s macroeconomic environment showing signs of stability, we anticipate the European market will emerge with new transaction opportunities. These will especially occur across deal types like carve-outs and take-privates and amid an increase in private debt funds and subordinated debt.

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Private Equity’s First-Quarter Fundraising Dollars Hold Steady but Closings Fall

Fraser van Rensburg, one of Asante’s managing partners, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for an article by Chris Cumming about Q1 2023 private equity fundraising activity.

Asante Market Pulse – Winter 2023

Asante would like to thank all of you who took the time to complete the Asante Winter Survey, which has resulted in Asante donating a record sum to our partners at the Asante Africa Foundation. The foundation has positively impacted over 840,000 lives in East Africa, striving to empower the region’s youth by providing education programs and scholarships to the leaders of the future. This 2023 Asante Winter LP Survey reflects a shift in investors’ sentiment as a fall in public markets reducing investors allocations for private assets. There were a host of “fear factors” that drove LPs' slowdown from investing in private markets in 2022.

Asante Capital Solutions – Q3 2022 Newsletter

The secondaries market is fast becoming a core pillar of the private equity landscape despite its humble origins as an ultra-niche market for LPs seeking liquidity. In today's newsletter we're diving into 'GP-Led Secondaries: Fundraising Friend of For?