Orion Energy Raises More Than $600 Million So Far for New Fund

Orion Energy Partners held a first close for its newest fund on Thursdays, raising $605 million so far to make debt investments in energy infrastructure and services businesses, said a person familiar with the matter.

The New York-based private equity firm is seeking $900 million for Orion Energy Credit Opportunities Fund III LP, WSJ Pro Private Equity previously reported. Orion expects to close the fund by the second quarter of 2020.

Read the full article on the WSJ website.

Asante Capital congratulates its partner Maguar Capital on the close of a more than €235 million continuation fund transaction for HRworks

We are delighted to share that Maguar Capital Capital GmbH & Co. KG, managed by Maguar Capital, a leading B2B software investor in the DACH region, yesterday closed on the sale of its portfolio company HRworks Holding GmbH to a newly established continuation fund, Maguar Continuation Fund I GmbH & Co. KG (“Maguar CF I”).

Zamana, recipient of the 2023 Prince’s Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award Visit’s our London Office

We had the privilege of holding a breakfast with Zamana, the recipient of the 2023 Princes Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award at the Asante London Office.

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.