Press Releases

Capital Dynamics raises approximately USD 1 billion for clean energy strategy

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the final closing of its Capital Dynamics Clean Energy and Infrastructure LP (the CEI Fund) at USD 462.5 million. The CEI Fund is one of four distinct strategies forming part of Capital Dynamics’ clean energy platform. With the closing of the CEI Fund, Capital Dynamics has raised approximately USD 1 billion for its clean energy strategy since 2010.

18 Dec 2014
Capital Dynamics, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley complete financing for 150-MW Briscoe Wind Project

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, LLC (“Briscoe Wind Farm”) spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, Texas, USA.

22 Jan 2015
Capital Dynamics raises approximately USD 1 billion for clean energy strategy

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the final closing of its Capital Dynamics Clean Energy and Infrastructure LP (the CEI Fund) at USD 462.5 million. The CEI Fund is one of four distinct strategies forming part of Capital Dynamics’ clean energy platform. With the closing of the CEI Fund, Capital Dynamics has raised approximately USD 1 billion for its clean energy strategy since 2010.

18 Dec 2014
Capital Dynamics announces sale of US Solar Energy Fund assets to TerraForm Power

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. Solar Energy Fund assets to TerraForm Power Inc. (Nasdaq: TERP) for approximately USD 250 million.

30 Oct 2014
First turbines installed at Green Pastures Wind Project in North Texas

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Pioneer Green Energy (“Pioneer Green”), an Austin, Texas-based developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects, recently announced that the first turbines have been installed at the Green Pastures Wind Project in North Texas.

13 Oct 2014
Capital Dynamics acquires 300MW Texas Wind Farm

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Prudential Capital Group today announced the financial closing of the first phase of a 300- megawatt (MW) onshore wind project in Texas, USA (Green Pastures).

06 Oct 2014
Foundation announces new community benefit fund

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (CFNI) is delighted to announce the opening of the new Dunmore Community Benefit Fund.

08 Sep 2014
Capital Dynamics has obtained alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) approval

Capital Dynamics Limited, part of Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is proud to announce that it has received alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

25 Jul 2014
NTE Energy Secures Investment for Three Natural Gas-Fired Generation Projects Totaling Up to 1,470 MW

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, has secured an investment for its three natural gas-fired power plants that are currently under development. This investment will allow NTE Energy to complete the development of these projects, valued at over $1.1 billion, and begin construction of all three projects next year.

21 Jul 2014
Greenstone Equity Partners teams up with Capital Dynamics to meet GCC investor demand

Greenstone Equity Partners has joined forces with Capital Dynamics in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to meet rising investor demand for global investment opportunities in private assets.

30 Jun 2014
Private equity creates value: New research by Capital Dynamics and the Technische Universität München

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and the Technische Universität München are pleased to announce their joint findings from a second study of realized private equity investments that shows operational improvements remained the key driver of value creation in private equity.

24 Jun 2014
Capital Dynamics invests over USD 280 million in US solar energy projects

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has successfully completed the investment program for its US Solar Energy Fund. The Fund committed over USD 280 million in equity capital to 40 solar PV projects located in five US states and has already generated tax equity and related proceeds of over USD 110 million for its investors to date.

23 Apr 2014
Capital Dynamics’ 21-MW Dunmore wind farm kicks off operations

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce its 21-megawatt (MW) Dunmore onshore wind farm in Northern Ireland is now complete, operational and generating power.

18 Feb 2014
Capital Dynamics acquires Australian biomass power plants

Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, has acquired a 68-megawatt portfolio of biomass power plants located in northern New South Wales, Australia.

11 Nov 2013
Capital Dynamics and London Business School find teams must evolve to survive

Teams must evolve to survive: New research by Capital Dynamics and the London Business School finds team turnover a key to future performance

13 Aug 2013
Capital Dynamics invests in Northern Ireland wind farm

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce it has invested in a 21-megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm project in Northern Ireland.

22 May 2013
Major firms join forces to form the AltExchange Alliance for the private equity industry

Several major private equity firms have formed a new global industry alliance called the AltExchange Alliance. The AltExchange Alliance is pleased to also announce the availability of the private equity industry’s first comprehensive standard for data formats.

01 May 2013
Capital Dynamics and China’s Diligence Capital establish a full strategic cooperation

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Diligence Capital, a China-based RMB fund of funds manager, have established a full strategic cooperation to capture regional investment opportunities on behalf of China’s rapidly growing pool of institutional investors and Capital Dynamics’ global investor base.

08 Apr 2013
Capital Dynamics implements eFront FrontInvest

eFront, a leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, is pleased to announce Capital Dynamics, a global private asset management firm headquartered in Switzerland, as a new client. Capital Dynamics will implement eFront’s flagship fund management and reporting software product, FrontInvest.

06 Mar 2013
Capital Dynamics US Solar Energy Fund acquires 12.8 MWp solar PV portfolio from EDF Renewable Energy

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and EDF Renewable Energy are pleased to announce that the Capital Dynamics US Solar Energy Fund has acquired a 12.8 megawatt peak (MWp) portfolio of solar energy projects in Long Island, New York from EDF Renewable Energy (formerly known as enXco).

29 Nov 2012
Capital Dynamics acquires power plant portfolio from UK Coal

Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 26-megawatt (MW) portfolio of gas-fired power plants from UK Coal PLC.

09 Oct 2012
Capital Dynamics invests in world’s largest health club franchisor

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager with offices on five continents in eight countries, is pleased to announce the recent closing of an investment in Curves International, Inc. alongside lead investor North Castle Partners.

19 Sep 2012
Capital Dynamics gibt Beförderungen 2012 bekannt

Wir freuen uns mitzuteilen, dass wir Markus Langner aus unserer deutschen Niederlassung in München zum Managing Director befördert haben. Wir tragen damit dem grossen Einsatz und der Leistung unseres langjährigen Mitarbeiters Rechnung.

25 Jul 2012
Capital Dynamics successfully closes US Solar Energy Fund

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the successful final closing of its US Solar Energy Fund, an investment program targeting direct investment in solar energy projects across the United States.

10 Jul 2012
Capital Dynamics strengthens top management

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce Stefan Ammann has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. He takes up the role from Thomas Kubr, founding CEO, who will remain fully involved in the leadership of the firm on a full-time basis as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.

03 Jul 2012
Capital Dynamics to invest in USD 300 million in US solar energy projects

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has acquired three portfolios of solar energy projects in California and New Jersey, representing investment projects in various stages of development of over USD 300 million.

15 Mar 2012
Capital Dynamics successfully closes USD 111 million in commitments to venture capital

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce the successful final closing of Capital Dynamics Champion Ventures VII, a US-based venture program targeting top-tier US venture managers or pre-eminent international venture firms with strong US ties.

16 Feb 2012
Capital Dynamics invests in one of New England’s largest solar projects

Capital Dynamics AG, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce it has invested in a 5.7 megawatt solar energy project in the United States.

02 Feb 2012
Capital Dynamics exits co-investment in Permasteelisa

Capital Dynamics AG, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the recent sale of its co-investment in Permasteelisa alongside lead investor Alpha Private Equity Fund 5, realizing a multiple of investment cost of three times and a gross IRR of approximately 100%.

25 Jan 2012
Capital Dynamics announces acquisition of UK landfill gas portfolio

Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 64-megawatt portfolio of UK landfill gas assets.

18 Jan 2012
Capital Dynamics hires new head of Brazil

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that Marcelo Moraes has joined as a Managing Director and Head of Brazil, based in São Paulo.

10 Jan 2012
Capital Dynamics acquires solar energy portfolio from Tangent Energy Solutions

Capital Dynamics and Tangent Energy Solutions are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to invest in commercial-scale solar energy projects in the US. Capital Dynamics will provide the funding required to build, own and operate both existing and future solar PV projects developed by Tangent.

30 Mar 2011
Capital Dynamics wins private equity award

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce it has been named Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe by Private Equity International for the second year in a row.

11 Mar 2011
Capital Dynamics establishes presence in Japan; expands global team

Capital Dynamics is extending its Asian reach by opening an office in Tokyo on November 1, 2010. The team will be led by Kazushige Kobayashi. The office will complement the Firm’s existing Hong Kong presence in Asia.

29 Oct 2010
Capital Dynamics establishes presence in Zurich

Capital Dynamics is expanding its Swiss presence with a new office in Zurich. The office is located in the Swiss Exchange building, at the nexus of the city’s financial community.

01 Sep 2010
Capital Dynamics establishes presence in Brazil

Capital Dynamics is expanding its global footprint and strengthening its Latin American presence by opening an office in Brazil. The office is located in Rio de Janeiro, in the Leblon neighborhood, home to many of the nation’s most established private equity managers. Filipe Cerqueira Caldas, Head of Business Development in Brazil, will be leading the effort.

14 Jul 2010
Capital Dynamics to enter Clean Energy and Infrastructure sector

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that it has established a new Clean Energy and Infrastructure (CEI) initiative to address the attractive investment opportunities now emerging in this new class of real assets. A team of accomplished and highly experienced senior industry executives has been engaged to lead the initiative.

17 Jun 2010
Capital Dynamics wins private equity awards

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce it has been named Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe and Private Equity Firm of the Year in Switzerland.

02 Mar 2010
Capital Dynamics wins Private Equity News Award 2009 for best Fund-of-Fund firm

Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that it has been named the Fund-of-Funds firm of the year for the second consecutive year at Private Equity News Awards 2009 for Excellence in Advisory Services.

11 Nov 2009
Capital Dynamics closes HRJ transaction

Capital Dynamics Inc., a member of Capital Dynamics Group (Capital Dynamics), an independent asset management firm focused on private equity, is pleased to announce the closing of its transaction with Silicon Valley-based HRJ Capital (HRJ) headquartered in Woodside, CA and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB),holder of certain debt owed by HRJ, to assume the management of HRJ’s private equity and real estate funds of funds. Total assets exceed USD 2 billion.

20 Jul 2009
Capital Dynamics executes a term sheet to assume management of the fund of funds of HRJ Capital

Capital Dynamics Inc., a member of the Capital Dynamics group, today announced that it has signed a term sheet with Silicon Valley based HRJ Capital (HRJ) headquartered in Woodside, CA and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), holder of certain debt owed by HRJ, to assume the management of HRJ’s fund of funds.

01 Apr 2009
Capital Dynamics selected by Government Pension Fund of Thailand to advise on its global private equity investment program

Capital Dynamics, the independent, global private equity asset manager today announces it has been selected by the Government Pension Fund of Thailand (“GPF”) to advise it on its global private equity investment program.

01 Apr 2009