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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”).

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.

SKY Leasing and Wafra Announce Aircraft Leasing Joint Venture

SKY Leasing (“SKY”), a dedicated aviation investment manager, and Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), a global alternative investment manager, today announced a joint venture partnership between SKY’s managed funds and certain funds managed by Wafra.

Adel A. Alderbas Appointed Chief Investment Officer of Wafra Inc.

Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”) announced today that Adel A. Alderbas has been promoted to Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”). In his role as CIO, Mr. Alderbas will work closely with Chief Executive Officer Fawaz Al-Mubaraki to oversee the firm’s investment activities and execute Wafra’s vision to deliver investment solutions that provide long-term prosperity for asset owners around the world.

Broad Sky Partners Announces Investment from Capital Constellation and Acquisition of Thomas Scientific

JANUARY 27, 2022--(BUSINESSWIRE)--Broad Sky Partners today announced a strategic investment from Capital Constellation, as well as its acquisition of Thomas Scientific, marking the team’s first transaction.

OCERS Forges New Partnership with Capital Constellation, Joins Strategic Committee

NEW YORK--(BUSINESSWIRE)--Capital Constellation (“Constellation”) is pleased to announce the addition of the Orange County Employees Retirement System (“OCERS”) to its consortium of asset owners and welcomes OCERS’ Chief Investment Officer, Molly Murphy, to Constellation’s Strategic Committee.

New York State Pension Fund Backs Capital Constellation - The Wall Street Journal

WSJ PRO - New York State Common Retirement Fund is joining three other institutional investors that invested in the formation of Capital Constellation, which acquires stakes in growth stage private equity managers. With this commitment, the New York State pension fund will become an equal partner in Capital Constellation alongside investors that include the APFC, PIFSS and Railpen, according to Daniel Adamson, president of Capital Constellation and senior managing director of Wafra.

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