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10.19.2022

Arden Group and Wafra Launch Venture Targeting a $1.0 Billion Aggregation of Industrial Service Facilities (ISF) in Top U.S. Growth Markets

Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative investment firm, and Arden Group (“Arden”), a leading U.S. middle-market real estate fund manager, have announced a venture to acquire ISF properties located in in-fill sites across major markets in the United States. As part of this venture, the firms have closed on a portfolio of ISF properties, building an immediate presence in key growth markets, including Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Austin and Miami.

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10.18.2022

Wafra Acquires Controlling Interest in Mission Clean Energy

Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative asset manager, today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Mission Clean Energy LLC (“Mission”), a utility scale renewable asset developer. Alongside Wafra, Aggregate Power Infrastructure LLC (“API”), a clean infrastructure investor, will be investing in Mission.

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10.03.2022

Wafra Announces Strategic Partnership with Oak Hill Capital Partners

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative investment manager, announced today that funds managed by Wafra have acquired a strategic minority ownership interest in Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill” or “OHCP”), a middle-market private equity buyout firm. OHCP utilizes a theme-based investing strategy, focused on services, industrials, consumer and media & communications sectors. Wafra purchased the stake in OHCP from an affiliate of Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

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08.10.2022

Thompson Street Announces Minority Investment by Wafra

Thompson Street Capital Partners (“Thompson Street” or the “Company”) and Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”) jointly announced today that funds managed by Wafra have acquired a strategic minority ownership interest in Thompson Street. Thompson Street is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in St. Louis focused on investing in founder-led businesses in the healthcare, technology and business and consumer services sectors.

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08.02.2022

Contract Leasing Corporation Announces Acquisition by Wafra

Contract Leasing Corporation (“CLC”), a leading regional trailer and intermodal chassis lessor, today announced its acquisition by funds advised by Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative investment manager. Founded in 1991 and family-owned and operated, CLC has been a trusted provider of trailing equipment and fleet management and maintenance services for over 30 years.

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07.18.2022

El Car Wash Announces Acquisition by Warburg Pincus

MIAMIJuly 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — El Car Wash (“El”), the largest and fastest growing express car wash operator in South Florida, today announced that Warburg Pincus has acquired the company from affiliates of Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), Audrose Partners, and Fireside Investments. The investment will support El’s continued expansion and its commitment to offering best-in-class services to its customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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07.12.2022

Hartford Investment Management Company Joins Constellation Strategic Committee

July 12, 2022–Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), the joint venture among leading institutional asset owners in Europe, North America and the Gulf, today announced the addition of Hartford Investment Management Company (“HIMCO”) to its consortium of asset owners and to Constellation’s Strategic Committee.

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04.18.2022

DigitalBridge and Wafra Progress Strategic Partnership

DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (NYSE: DBRG) (“DigitalBridge” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into an agreement with affiliates of Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”) to acquire Wafra’s 31.5% ownership in DigitalBridge’s investment management subsidiary (“DigitalBridge IM”) for $410 million of newly issued Class A common stock in DigitalBridge and cash consideration of $390 million, subject to certain net cash and closing adjustments.

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03.15.2022

NOVA and Wafra Launch FBO Joint Venture

Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative investment manager, and NOVA Infrastructure (“NOVA”), an infrastructure investment firm, announced today an investment in Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”).

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03.03.2022

Post Road Group Receives Strategic Investment From Capital Constellation

Post Road Group (“Post Road” or the “Firm”), an alternative investment firm focused on real estate and middle-market corporate strategies, today announced that Capital Constellation has acquired a passive, minority ownership interest in Post Road to support the Firm’s long-term growth and development.

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