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Sarona closes four rare secondary transactions in Asian and African private equity funds

April 24, 2013 Waterloo Canada – Sarona Asset Management today announced the purchase of limited partnership units in four Asian and African private equity funds from a seller in the secondary market. Sarona is pleased to be investing in, and… Read more

Sarona Asset Management and ImpactAssets make the case for private equity in the emerging markets

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2012 Waterloo, ON – Sarona Asset Management and ImpactAssets released a joint article arguing that private equity makes a positive difference in emerging and frontier markets while earning solid financial returns. The article contends that investors in… Read more

Sarona Asset Management supports Brazilian businesses

Waterloo, ON, Canada – Sarona Asset Management announced a new investment commitment today from its Sarona Risk Capital Fund. Sarona Asset Management is a private equity investor, investing in small and mid-market companies in frontier and emerging markets. Sarona invests… Read more

Sarona Asset Management makes several new commitments

WATERLOO, ON and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sarona Asset Management has recently completed commitments into two global financial services funds. The MEDA Sarona Risk Capital Fund has committed $1,500,000 to Women’s World Banking (WWB) Isis I LP Fund, and $250,000 to… Read more

Sarona Asset Management partners with Deer Isle Capital

November 18, 2011 Waterloo, ON, Canada – Sarona Asset Management and Deer Isle Capital are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership where Deer Isle will represent Sarona’s offerings in North America. Sarona Asset Management is a… Read more

Sarona Asset Management establishes a European presence with experienced senior professional hire

October 24, 2011 Waterloo, ON, Canada/Amsterdam, The Netherlands– Sarona Asset Management, the leading manager of a number of private equity impact investment funds, has officially established a presence in Europe and appointed Vivina Berla as a Senior Partner and European… Read more

Sarona Asset Management – a newly Certified B Corporation

October 14, 2011 Waterloo, ON – Sarona Asset Management proudly announces that it has officially joined the growing international community of Certified B (benefit) Corporations. B Corporations represent a new breed of company which uses business solutions to address social… Read more

Sarona Asset Management named to ImpactAssets Global 50

June 14, 2011 Waterloo, ON – Sarona Asset Management has today been named to the ImpactAssets 50 – a global index of the top 50 private investment managers that deliver social and environmental value in addition to financial returns. Sarona… Read more

Canadian Impact Investment Fund strengthens the ICT sector in East Africa

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 Waterloo, ON – Sarona Asset Management announced today that the MEDA Sarona Risk Capital Fund has invested US$500,000 in Mobile Transactions International (MTI). Sarona is supporting companies that are leading the booming information and communication technology… Read more

Emerging Markets Asset Manager joins UN-PRI and GIIN Investors Council

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 Waterloo, ON – Sarona Asset Management announced today that it has become a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN-PRI) and joined the Investors Council of the Global Impact Investment Network (GIIN). Both… Read more