ManoMano, a leading European online marketplace for DIY and gardening products, announced today that it has raised €60 million in Series C funding led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. Existing investors Piton Capital, Partech Ventures, and Bpifrance also participated in the fundraising round. This latest round of funding will help ManoMano accelerate growth by continuing to drive innovation and product development and reinforcing its presence across Europe.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Henri de Castries, former Chairman and CEO of AXA Group has joined General Atlantic as Chairman of Europe and special advisor.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, today announced the appointment of Aaron Goldman to Head of Financial Services and Software for the EMEA region. Mr. Goldman, who joined General Atlantic’s New York Office in 2007, has relocated and will now be based in the firm’s London office.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that John A. Prasetio, former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Indonesia to the Republic of Korea, is joining General Atlantic as a special advisor to support the firm’s strategic business initiatives in Southeast Asia.
Karvy Computershare, a leading provider of investor and issuer services for the asset management industry and Indian corporations, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements for General Atlantic to become a significant shareholder in the company, subject to regulatory approvals and custom closing conditions. As part of the transaction, Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU) and certain other shareholders will exit their investments in Karvy Computershare. C. Parthasarathy, will continue as a meaningful shareholder in Karvy Computershare and will become Chairman of the Board of Directors.
A Place for Mom, North America’s largest network connecting families to senior living service providers, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, and General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. The company is being sold by its previous investor, Warburg Pincus. General Atlantic and Silver Lake will own equal stakes in A Place for Mom, which will continue to be led by CEO Sean Kell and the company’s management team, who will remain meaningful shareholders in the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
SnapAV, a leading vertically-integrated supplier in the rapidly growing connected home sector, today announced that affiliates of Hellman & Friedman LLC ("H&F") have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from General Atlantic.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Preston McKenzie, former CEO of Newscycle Solutions, and Eric Spiegel, former President and CEO of Siemens USA, have joined General Atlantic as special advisors.
More than 150 CEOs Make Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
A group of more than 150 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies have signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing on to this commitment, CEOs are pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations via a unified hub, CEOAction.com, in an effort to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Grupo Axo, a leading multi-brand retailer in Mexico, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has agreed to make a strategic investment in the Company. As part of this transaction, Alsea, a leading Mexican multi-brand restaurant operator, will be fully exiting its position in the Company. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and authorization by the Mexican Antitrust Commission.
Melis Kahya, Vice President in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ list of the 25 rising stars in private equity. The list honors professionals who are under the age of 40, based in the UK, and have demonstrated excellence in their field. Melis moved to London in 2016 to lead General Atlantic’s Retail & Consumer business in EMEA and recently led on the firm’s first retail investment in the region, a growth investment in Copenhagen-based Joe & the Juice.