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


Astra Capital Management, private equity
Robert Redington, a rookie, competes in the official restart of the Iditarod, a nearly 1,000 mile (1,610 km) sled dog race across the Alaskan wilderness, in Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S. March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Nathaniel Wilder - RC17608E3880
  • Alaska, UK, Kuwait institutions form pool of capital
  • Will be managed by Wafra
  • First investment in Astra Capital
Astra Capital Management, formed by an ex-Carlyle Group executive, has been in the market with its first fund, targeting $250 million for investments in technology, media and telecommunications. Late last year, Astra, co-founded by five executives including former Carlyle Managing Director Mark ...

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