Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Last updated 19 min ago
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.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
The Federal Reserve keeps baby-stepping toward a “normalization” of monetary policy. But just what is normal?