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BREAKING NEWS: Avison Young Nears Completion of Restructuring Efforts for Future Growth

Alternative Assets | February 26, 2024

Avison Young said it is nearing the completion of its restructuring efforts and, in a sign of confidence in the firm, “100% of financial stakeholders” will remain investors even after S&P Global Ratings downgraded the Toronto-based real estate firm following a default on a senior term loan. Avison Young missed principal and interest payments in ...

Ascend Elements Raises $162M for Kentucky Battery Plant 

Alternative Assets | February 23, 2024

Venture capital firms Just Climate, Clearvision Ventures, and IRONGREY participated in a $162 million funding round for Ascend Elements, a Westborough, MA-based manufacturer of recycled battery materials.  The round brings the total raised to $704 million, which includes a $542 million investment led by Decarbonization Partners, Temasek and Qatar Investment Authority in September 2023.  Led ...

Merit Unveils Independent Advisor Affiliation Model

Broker/Dealers | February 23, 2024

Merit Financial Advisors, an Atlanta-based wealth management firm with $10 billion in assets under management, has introduced an affiliation model for advisors who want to maintain their independence while gaining the perks of a larger firm. The model, Merit Amplify, provides financial advisors and their firms with an additional way to collaborate with Merit outside ...

Ori Capital Closes on $260M for 2nd Life Sciences Fund

Alternative Assets | February 23, 2024

Ori Capital, a Hong Kong- and Natick, MA-based life sciences venture capital firm, held the final close of its second fund, ORI Fund II, at $260 million. The fund will invest in early-stage biotech startups around the world, focusing on areas with “significant unmet medical need and the highest mortality rates.” The VC identified cancer, ...