The private equity business has been introduced with the aim of acquiring shareholdings in companies located mainly on the entire Mediterranean Area

Later the business was expanded through:

  • the involvement of institutional investors and family offices in the establishment of an investment company dedicated to private equity;
  • setting up a dedicated team of private equity in the context of an ad hoc company ( Mediterraneo Advisor srl), which acts as advisor of the investment companies.
    For over 10 years, through the company Mediterraneo Advisor srl , we try and select investments in the capital of companies mainly Italian , we manage portfolio companies, supporting the management in pursuing a business plan and implementation of a strategy of value creation aimed at an exit in the medium term.

    With an active investment approach, we evaluate the opportunities in the interests of sector diversification, focusing on mainly unlisted companies with the aim of supporting managers and / or entrepreneurs in their industrial projects in a competitive national and international, according the following ways:

  • alongside with qualified minority or majority entrepreneurs wishing to increase the turnover of the company and improve the quality of their products and services;
  • organizing the buy-out in partnership with other qualified financial investors, alongside the existing management and / or
  • apportandone external, they also solve problems related to succession planning;
  • providing companies with the necessary capital to develop, encouraging phenomena of business combination and external growth.

    For more information visit the Mediterraneo Advisor srl site.

    PE vet Paldino joins Hidden Harbor as a founding partner

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has tapped private equity veteran Chris Paldino as a founding partner. He will also join the firm's investment committee

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    AloStar backs Blue Horseshoe Acquisitions Group's buy of Atlanta office complex

    AloStar has provided a $4.4 million loan to Blue Horseshoe Acquisitions Group to support its acquisition of Atlanta-based Roswell Oak, an office complex. No financial terms were disclosed.

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    Lotus Innovations buys Edge Technologies

    Lotus Innovations has acquired Washington, D.C.-based Edge Technologies, a software developer. No financial terms were disclosed.

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    3i to buy a portfolio of assets from the EISER Fund

    3i Group plc has agreed to acquire a portfolio of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund, which include Belfast City Airport and East Surrey Pipelines. BCA is an airport in Northern Ireland that served 2.7 million passengers in 2015 while ESP is a gas transporter and electricity network operator in the UK. To finance the initial acquisition and provide capital for follow-on investments in the portfolio, 3i is launching a fund targeted at 700 million pounds. 3i will invest 36 million pounds in the fund alongside pension fund investors APG and ATP. Investors in the EISER Fund will be offered a chance to contribute to the fund.

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    Alumina Partners backs Mission Ready

    Mission Ready Services Inc has secured up to C$10 million in financing from Alumina Partners LLC. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mission Ready is a provider of environmentally responsible cleaning, logistics, maintenance, program management and consulting solutions for the global defense, security and protective services agencies.

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    Plutora snags $13.4 mln from Macquarie Capital

    Silicon Valley-based Plutora, a provider of release, test environment and quality management solutions for enterprise IT, has secured $13.4 million in growth equity funding. The investor was Macquarie Capital.

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    KJM Capital acquires two refrigerated carriers

    KJM Capital LLC has acquired two Utah-based temperature-controlled carriers: Interide Transport and Blue Sky Logistics. No financial terms were disclosed.

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    Highland Ventures buys Sonoma Consulting, will merge it with Halo Group

    Highlands Ventures has acquired Sonoma Consulting Inc, an IT consulting and executive search company, and will merge it with portfolio company Halo Group LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Also, Mark McGee, president and CEO of Sonoma Consulting, has been appointed president of Halo Group and a member of its board.

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    NexPhase Capital has been established by the former principals of Moelis Capital Partners to execute, on an independent basis, a sector-focused strategy of making control investments in lower middle market growth-oriented companies.

    NexPhase targets investments in middle market companies. We intend to help our portfolio companies achieve their strategic objectives while creating value for investors. With those goals in mind, we seek to take a thematic approach to investing by focusing primarily on certain high growth industries where our investment professionals have deep domain expertise (i.e., in the healthcare, industrial services, software and consumer sectors) while remaining agile and adaptive to other industry opportunities. NexPhase seeks to invest in portfolio companies with the following or similar characteristics: 5% to 10%+ organic growth rate with potential to accelerate through consolidation and new business development EBITDA between $5 million and $30 million Strong organic growth within the company and sector Leading player in a growing market segment within a defensible niche Attractive return on assets Potential for build-up opportunities in fragmented industries

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    Nantero collects over $21 mln

    Woburn, Massachusetts-based Nantero, a provider of carbon nanotube electronics, has raised over $21 million in funding. Globespan Capital Partners led the round.

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    Online retailer Swap.com garners $20 mln

    Chicago area-based Swap.com, an online retailer that sells pre-owned apparel and household goods, has closed $20 million in new financing. The lead backer was eEquity. Carnegie Investment Banking provided financial advice to Swap.com on the transaction.

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    Belgian fintech startup Virteo pulls in funding

    Belgian fintech startup Virteo has secured over 2 million euros in funding, according to an announcement on its site. ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen led the round with participation from Sherpa Invest 2 and the Ark Angels Activator Fund.

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    Cleveland IT healthcare startup Emanate Wireless nets $1.5 mln

    Cleveland-based Emanate Wireless, a provider of healthcare IT solutions, has secured $1.5 million in funding. The investors were not named.

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    Leeds Equity scoops up four companies, including VCJ publisher

    Leeds Equity Partners LLC, known for investing in the knowledge sector, is merging four companies to focus exclusively on information and compliance solutions. The New York private equity firm said Dec. 7 that it simultaneously acquired BLR (formerly Business and Legal Resources), DecisionHealth, Argosy and CCMI. Financial terms of the deal, which closed this week, weren't announced....

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    Norwest adds Parker Barrile as partner

    Parker Barrile, a serial tech operator and angel investor, has joined Norwest Venture Partners as a partner. Barrile will focus on marketplaces, fitness, fintech and mobile sectors as a venture investor on Norwest's consumer Internet investment team, according to a Medium blog post by Managing Partner Jeff Crowe. Barrile has been an adviser and an investor...

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    HgCapital prepares first and final close for Fund VIII

    HgCapital will likely hold a first and final close before year-end, a Portfolio Advisors' memo included in Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System documents shows. The firm set a 2 billion pound ($2.37 billion) target when it launched HgCapital VIII this fall. The fund is oversubscribed and could raise as much as 3 billion pounds, Dow Jones reported...

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    J. Crew rating cut by Moody's after EBITDA drops 28 pct

    J. Crew, the New York retailer backed by Leonard Green & Partners and TPG Capital, drew a debt downgrade after posting a decline in EBITDA in the face of traffic and promotional challenges in its stores. Moody's Investors Service cut its rating after third-quarter adjusted EBITDA dropped 28 percent to $53.3 million from $73.6 million...

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    Corporate VCs Mattel, Sesame back AR game maker Osmo

    Osmo, maker of augmented reality iPad games for children, has raised $24 million in funding with the aim of helping to build the next big thing in children's entertainment. The Palo Alto, California-based company raised the latest funding from Mattel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Collab+Sesame, the early-stage venture firm formed by Collaborative Fund and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit...

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