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Jan 8 2009 | 7:56pm ET
U.K.-based WHEB Ventures has held a second closing of its latest clean technology fund, according to Environmental Finance.
In its most recent round of fundraising, the firm secured £73.7 million ($112 million), with a previous fundraising round netting £57 million. The fund is targeting a total of £150 million, which is more than 6 times as large as the firm’s first fund, which was launched in 2005.
The fund has already invested with one British company, Watson Brown HMS, which recycles rubber waste.
WHEB Ventures is also expanding it footprint with the opening of an office in Germany, which will be led by Joerg Sperling. Sperling was previously with U.S.-based venture capital firm Ridgewood Capital.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…