Craton Barreling Ahead

On October 11, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Being a senior advisor to the firm, I attended last week’s annual meeting of Craton Equity Partners, a cleantech private equity fund manager based in Los Angeles. While cleantech in its focus, Craton doesn’t take on much technology risk. Rather, Craton generally invests in companies that have largely proven their technologies […]

Australia the untapped market – new report on Australian Cleantech investment activity

On October 24, 2007, in Blog, by Nick Bruse

by Nick Bruse A new report co-authored by the Cleantech Network and Cleantech Ventures will be released today that details the PE & VC investment occuring in Australian cleantech companies. At the launch breakfast this morning we heard from Jan Dekker (CV) and Anastasia O’Rourke (CN) present the key findings of the study. I’ve summarised […]

Cleantech Venture Capital – Still Rising

On May 3, 2007, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

As part of our ongoing series on stories on investment in the cleantech sector, we had a chance to discuss the sector with one of the venture capitalists at Emerald Technology Ventures. Scott MacDonald is an Investment Director with Emerald Technology Ventures, a global leader in cleantech venture capital. Founded in 2000 under the name […]

What to Make of the TXU Deal?

On March 5, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Last weekend, TXU Corporation (NYSE: TXU) made the stunning announcement that it would be acquired by two private equity giants — Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Texas Pacific Group (TPG) — in a transaction valued at $45 billion. Press release Two things leap out at me from the announced deal. First, […]