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Capital Constellation Wins ‘Partnership of the Year’ at Institutional Investors’ Allocators’ Choice Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 10, 2018 - Capital Constellation (“Constellation”) announced it has been honored with the ‘Partnership of the Year’ award at Institutional Investor’s Allocators’ Choice Awards in New York. Allocators’ Choice Awards recipients are selected by peers in the industry in recognition of their leadership in asset allocation and management worldwide. Members of the founding Capital Constellation team accepted the award at Institutional Investor’s ceremony on November 29, 2018.

Capital Constellation Enters into Strategic Partnership with Motive Partners

NEW YORK, N.Y., October 29, 2018 – Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), a provider of catalytic investment capital to investor entrepreneurs, announced today the closing of a strategic investment with Motive Partners (“Motive”), an investment firm for technology businesses that power the financial services sector.

Capital Constellation Takes Minority Ownership Stake in Ara Partners

NEW YORK, N.Y. and HOUSTON, TEXAS, July 16, 2018 – Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), a provider of catalytic investment capital to next-generation investor entrepreneurs, today announced the closing of a $150 million strategic partnership with Ara Partners Group (“Ara Partners”), a private equity platform investing in middle-market opportunities across the global energy and industrials sectors. Capital Constellation will acquire a substantial minority ownership interest in Ara Partners and provide the firm and its affiliates with significant investment capital.

Leading Marine Container Leasing Management Team Launches Global Container International

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 26, 2018 – Jeffrey Gannon and Adrian Dunner, in partnership with investment vehicles managed by Wafra Inc., today announced the formation of Global Container International LLC (“Global”), a new marine container leasing platform headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and with representation in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Antwerp, Taipei, and Seoul. With a near-term goal of building a fleet of 1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units), Global is positioned to provide its customers a reliable alternative source of capital and containers for lease.

Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. Is Now Wafra Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 4, 2018 – Wafra Inc. (“Wafra” or “the firm”) was founded as Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. in 1985 to manage investments in the U.S. for sovereign institutions from Kuwait and other Gulf states. Since its founding, Wafra has expanded its mission and today manages discretionary capital across a broad set of mandates. Today, Wafra is headquartered in New York and manages ~$20+ billion of AUM across a range of asset classes and strategies.

Inside the Alaska - Railpen -PIFSS joint venture

Three sizable investors have teamed up to back promising first-time managers with $700m.

Alaska Permanent Fund, RPMI Railpen Among LPs Teaming Up to Create Constellation Investment Vehicle

A trio of international LP investors have teamed with investment manager Wafra to launch a new entity called Constellation targeting private equity and alternative asset dealmaking.

A big player just moved into the PE ‘next-gen’ seeding world

February 23, 2021 - Alaska, UK and Kuwait form pool of capital to be managed by Wafra with first investment in Astra capital.

Three Big Financial Players Form Joint Venture

February 22, 2018 - The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait and U.K. pension fund RPMI Railpen formed a joint venture to back new private-equity and other alternative mangers.

3 Asset Owners Team Up for Alternatives Joint Venture

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., The Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait and RPMI Railpen are making a combined initial $700 million commitment to launch a joint venture that will invest in new private equity and alternative investment managers.

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