PEWIN member Ingrid Teigland Akay is Founder & Managing Partner of Hadean Ventures, a life sciences VC firm focused on the Nordic region with offices in Oslo and Stockholm.
Bloomberg Article Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-28/venture-fund-manager-has-100-million-for-startups-run-by-women
Research shows that gender diverse teams significantly outperform – but women are still highly underrepresented in the number of fund managers. PEWIN #HerWorth challenge hopes to change that.
Link to the Buyoutsinsider article: https://www.buyoutsinsider.com/women-in-pe-10-rock-stars-who-are-the-faces-of-private-equitys-future/
Link to article in PE Hub: https://www.pehub.com/the-need-for-women-in-higher-places/
Link to article: https://www.pionline.com/consultants/aksia-acquire-torreycove
Link to the article: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/mergers-acquisitions-names-the-2020-most-influential-women-in-mid-market-m-a-1028766776
Chicago, IL – November 19, 2019 – Kinzie Capital Partners LLC (“Kinzie”), a Chicago based private equity firm, announced that through an affiliated entity it has acquired Colony Display LLC (“Colony”, or the “Company”), headquartered in Elgin, IL. The transaction was completed in partnership with the Company’s founders and management.
Link to WSJ article: Congratulations PEWIN members Melissa Dickerson, Suzanne Yoon and Caroline Young
Aruwa Capital Management (“Aruwa”), a West Africa focused Private Equity co-investment vehicle, has completed its first investment, in Wemy Industries Limited (the “Company”), Nigeria’s first and only indigenous personal hygiene company. Wemy manufactures high-quality and affordable daily, disposable, personal hygiene products predominantly for women and infants, including sanitary pads, maternity pads and baby diapers.