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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.

New York State Common Retirement Fund Joins Innovative Partnership, Capital Constellation

Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), the joint venture among leading institutional asset owners in Europe, North America and the Gulf, today announced the addition of a new partner, the New York State Common Retirement Fund (“NYSCRF”), a public pension with an estimated value of $268.3 billion (as of June 30, 2021).

In Their Own Words With Wafra's Avantika Saisekar - The Wall Street Journal

WSJ PRO Private Equity - There has been a rise towards a more proactive approach to ESG value creation.  Private equity firms should have quantifiable value-creation frameworks grounded in feasibility that are in line with the fund thesis.

PE Hub: Capital Constellation buys minority stake in Avista Capital

New York’s Avista to date has invested over $6 billion in more than 35 growth-oriented healthcare businesses globally. Capital Constellation’s investment will support the continued growth of Avista’s healthcare-focused investment business, enabling the New York-based firm to increase commitment to its funds under management.

Trinity and Wafra Announce Joint Venture in New Railcar Investment Vehicle, Signal Rail

Trinity Industries, Inc. (“Trinity”) and Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”) announce the launch of a joint venture partnership between Trinity and certain funds managed by Wafra targeting up to $1 billion in leased railcar investments.