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HONG KONG & MUNICH-Thursday 2 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- European-Asian private equity firm AGIC Capital today announces the successful final closing of its second fund, AGIC Fund II, which will be focused on advanced industrial and medical technology investments.

AGIC Fund II raised US$1.2 billion, reflecting strong investor appetite for funds with distinctive investment strategies and innovative, differentiated approaches to post-investment value creation. It targets majority and significant minority investments with enterprise values typically in the range of US$ 50 – 500 million.

Founded in 2015 by capital market veteran Henry Cai, AGIC Capital’s debut US$1 billion fund made seven buyout and growth-stage investments, mostly in Europe, and has successfully exited three investments to-date with good returns.

AGIC Fund II started raising capital in 2020 and was largely subscribed to by existing investors who re-up ... Read more »

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New research suggests a permanent consumer shift to digital and online retail channels


SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 1 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Following the unprecedented effects of COVID-19, retail businesses are focused on permanently shifting to online retail channels, according to Taulia, the leading fintech provider of working capital solutions. Taulia surveyed more than 50 of the largest retail businesses globally to understand the retail ecosystem’s current trends, sentiment, and views following the pandemic in a new research paper.

The research has found that nearly one-third of the largest global retailers believe the impact of the pandemic on their industry will be permanent. The study suggests that businesses must prioritize building out their online retail channels and investing in the digital technologies required to facilitate these channels.

The research also highlighted the various ways retail businesses ... Read more »

Views: 14 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.03.2021