Gabriel Caillaux Named to Financial News’ inaugural list of ‘The 50 Most Influential People in European Private Equity’
Gabriel Caillaux, Managing Director and Head of EMEA, based in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ inaugural list of the ‘50 Most Influential People in European Private Equity’. Since joining the firm in 2004, Gabriel has helped expand the firm’s investment focus across the greater European region to include Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Over the past year, Gabriel has been involved in 12 European deals. He serves on the boards of Argus Media, Greensill, ManoMano, Network International, NuCom Group and SÉZANE.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced the promotions of Chris Caulkin, Roni Elchahal, Andrew Ferrer, and Peter Munzig to Managing Director, and Preston McKenzie to Operating Partner. The firm also promoted Rodrigo Catunda and Luiz Ribeiro to Principal. The promotions will be effective as of January 1, 2019.
QuintoAndar, the Brazilian start-up that created an innovative digital apartment rental platform, has secured R$ 250 million in a Series C funding round led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. Existing investors also participated in the round, including Kaszek Ventures, Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb, Qualcomm Ventures and QED. The investment is intended to enable QuintoAndar to accelerate its expansion plans and consolidate its market leadership in residential rentals in Brazil.
Property Finder ( or “the Company”), a leading real estate classifieds portal in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, announced today $120 million in investment from its latest investment round led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. The round also included participation from existing shareholder, Vostok New Ventures Ltd.
NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) (“NetEase”), one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, today announced that its music streaming platform NetEase Cloud Music has completed its previously announced round of financing with investors, including strategic partner Baidu, General Atlantic, Boyu Capital and several other investors. The total amount invested was over $600 million, and NetEase remains the controlling shareholder of the NetEase Cloud Music business.
General Atlantic won Growth and Buyout Fund of the Year at the 2018 Investors Allstars awards ceremony. This award recognizes firms that have a track record of innovative fundraising, investments, and exits, and that have added considerable value – beyond financing – to portfolio companies. The winning firm must also have a proven ability to build consistent, close working relationships with early and growth stage European companies and entrepreneurs.
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) and Generation Investment Management LLP (“Generation”) have today announced the acquisition, subject to regulatory approval, of General Atlantic and H.I.G. Capital’s investment in FNZ, in a deal valuing the company at £1.65 billion. The acquisition, which is one of the world’s largest FinTech transactions this year, represents the first investment by CDPQ-Generation, the unique, sustainable equity partnership announced today by CDPQ and Generation.
pymetrics, an enterprise SaaS company that uses neuroscience and AI to make the recruitment process more effective, accurate, and unbiased, announced today that it has closed a $40 million Series B funding round led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm. This funding round also includes participation from new investors Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures, and existing investors Khosla Ventures and Jazz Venture Partners.
Hong Kong Asia Medical Holding Limited (“Asia Medical”) today announced a strategic partnership with a $150 million investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. Asia Medical is a leading privately-owned Chinese healthcare services provider and hospital operator specializing in heart surgery and cardiology, which operates under the brand name ‘Asia Heart’. The strategic partnership marks the expansion of General Atlantic’s investment focus into the healthcare and biotechnology sector in China.
Three leading oncology practices unite with partners in technology and finance to announce the launch of OneOncology, a patient-centric, physician-driven, and technology-powered company with a mission to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer.
European Wax Center (EWC), a leading beauty lifestyle brand franchise, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has signed an agreement to make a strategic investment in the brand, enabling EWC to fuel its next phase of growth and expansion.