White Deer Seeks Redemption With New Fund, Succession Plan

The Houston-based firm in December closed White Deer Energy III LP with $557 million in commitments, well below the fund’s $750 million target and less than half the size of a $1.39 billion predecessor.

Thomas Edelman, White Deer co-founder and managing partner, and his colleagues are determined to win back investors and prove their firm can still deliver stellar returns. To help secure its future, White Deer is preparing to transfer its leadership to a younger generation of partners.

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal 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.