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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

CPPIB names new head of private equity to manage C$125.1bn portfolio
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has named Suyi Kim as its new global head of private equity - the first woman to be named to the role at the LP.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

Ares' Asia arm raises what could be biggest pan-Asian secured lending fund
Ares Management's Asian investment arm Ares SSG has raised more than $1.6bn for the final close of its third secured lending opportunities fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

Apollo taps second dedicated infra fund to back FirstDigital Telecom
Apollo Global Management has agreed to invest $200m of preferred equity in FirstDigital Telecom, a fiber-based telecoms carrier in the western US.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

Brookfield raises $7bn towards world's biggest ‘net-zero' emissions investment fund, eyes $12.5bn hard cap
Brookfield Asset Management has raised an initial $7bn for the world's biggest investment fund focused on the global transition to a net-zero economy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

Three Hills Capital exits $1bn ACT to Bridgepoint, first full exit for THCS III
Three Hills Capital Partners has sold portfolio company ACT at a $1bn enterprise value to fellow buyout house Bridgepoint, after expanding the business into France and Asia.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

Tribe Capital said to secure $300m of funding, boosting AUM to $1.5bn
US specialist venture capital firm Tribe Capital has reportedly hauled in $300m of funds for new investment vehicle, doubling its initial target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 30, 2021

WM Partners picks plant-based protein powder business Vega for latest buyout
Health and wellness-focused private equity house WM Partners has picked plant-based protein powder business Vega as its latest investment.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Booming payments platform Airwallex launches $200m venture capital fundraise
Global payments platform Airwallex has launched a $200m venture capital fundraise to target early stage, high-growth technology-enabled companies powered by the company's infrastructure.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Hughes and Company holds $116m first close for debut fund
Specialist private equity firm Hughes and Company has held the first close of its debut fund on $116m, beating its $100m target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Eastern Asia top for PE, VC returns in 2020, paired with highest risks
Eastern Asia was the top-performing region across private equity and venture capital last year with an impressive 31.5% annual return, new research shows.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

EQT has second Iress bid rejected, this time valuing company at A$2.96bn
Private equity major EQT has had two bids for Australian financial software provider Iress rebuffed, with the latter valuing the company at up to A$2.96bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Wynnchurch Capital buys up residential doormaker Trimlite
US private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has acquired residential doormaker Trimlite using its $2.2bn fifth fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Recently-created asset management major Blue Owl closes Opportunistic Fund with $2.5bn of firepower
Blue Owl Capital, the asset manager created in May through the merger of Owl Rock and Altimar Acquisition Corp, has closed its inaugural Opportunistic Fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Rubicon Technology Partners sells on Uplight at $1.5bn valuation, keeps minority stake
Rubicon Technology Partners has completed a sale of its majority stake in energy provider data software specialist Uplight to value the business at $1.5bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

SLR eyes big spend on Covid-19-boosted health care industry amid first close for new fund
SLR is expecting more than $1bn of capital to be available for its healthcare direct lending funds after leverage, following an initial close of $480m in equity commitments. The fund is expected to hold its final close in February next year, or earlier if it reaches its $800m target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 29, 2021

Pritzker Private Capital raises $2.7bn for one of North America's biggest family investment vehicles
Pritzker Private Capital has hit a $2.7bn hard cap close for one of the largest family investment vehicles raised in North America.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Spring Windows gets another new private equity owner as AEA, BCIM agree exit
Clearlake Capital has agreed to buy Springs Window Fashions from AEA Investors and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Arcline backed sensor maker Dwyer Instruments eyeing growing market demand
Arcline Investment has acquired a controlling stake in sensor maker Dwyer Instruments amid growing demand within the sector.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

King River holds $95m Fund 2 first close, expects full reup from Fund 1 investors
Tech-focused venture capital firm King River Capital held a first close for its second fund with $95m of commitments - and is expecting full participation from existing LPs.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

KKR, OTPP move closer to Spark buyout with improved $3.78bn buyout offer
A consortium including buyout giant KKR and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has moved a step closer to a buyout of Australian electricity infrastructure business Spark at a roughly A$5.13bn ($3.78bn) valuation.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Macquarie soars to $6.9bn final close for latest Americas-focused infra fund
Macquarie Asset Management has hit a $6.9bn final close for its sixth Americas fund targeting unlisted infrastrructure.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Blackstone to acquire minority stake in fellow PE house GTCR through specialist GP stakes business
Global buyout giant Blackstone has agreed to tap its specialist GP stakes fund to acquire a minority stake in fellow private equity house GTCR. The partnership will provide GTCR's portfolio companies with access to Blackstone's $150bn revenue base investment platform.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Blackstone bolsters senior team by bringing in ex-Goldman Sachs exec Petrelli for new head of innovations Investments role
Global buyout giant Blackstone hired Stevi Petrelli as head of Blackstone Innovations Investments (BXI Investments). The newly created role will work across the firm's various sectors of investments including technology and innovation, growth, real estate, private wealth solutions and finance business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

Navis primed for imminent Fund VIII close, raising new Continuation Fund - report
Asian private equity house Navis Capital Partners is reportedly nearing an imminent final close for its eighth flagship fund, as well as raising a new continuation vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 28, 2021

TPG hauls in $5.4bn for first close of new climate investment fundraise
Private equity giant TPG has raised an impressive $5.4bn for the first close of its debut fund specifically targeting climate investing.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Thoma Bravo seals $6.4bn Medallia take-private to capitalize on ‘massive and growing' market opportunity
Private equity major Thoma Bravo has agreed to take customer feedback software maker Medallia private in an all-cash transaction that values the company at $6.4bn. The firm said the deal would provide the company with additional resources to capitalize on a massive and growing market opportunity.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Vista Equity buys renewable energy asset performance management specialist Power Factors
Software-focused private equity major Vista Equity Partners has agreed a buyout of renewable energy asset performance management software business Power Factors.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Blackstone makes third senior appointment in a month by bringing in Tierney as head of infrastructure portfolio operations
Buyout major Blackstone has appointed Brian Tierney from American Electric Power to succeed Steve Bolze as head of infrastructure portfolio operations and asset management.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

HIG seals second deal of the week with US Medical Supply sale to Court Square portfolio company
HIG Capital has agreed to sell US Medical Supply to Advanced Diabetes Supply, a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Graphite Capital buys fast-growing personalised children's book business Wonderbly
Mid-market UK buyout house Graphite Capital has bought personalised children's books publishing platform Wonderbly.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Levine Leichtman continues exit flurry with FlexXray sale to Warburg Pincus, Tilia
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has continued its recent exit spree with the sale of FlexXray Holding to fellow private equity investor Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Elephant scores big new capital raise by pulling in $600m for Fund IV
Elephant Partners has made another quick return to fundraising by picking up $600m for what is believed to be the final close of its fourth fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

TA Associates completes buyout of Swedish medical device maker Elos Metech
US private equity major TA Associates has completed the acquisition of the Nasdaq Stockholm-listed Swedish medical device maker Elos Medtech.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

New Mountain builds out ILC Dover with Flexan buyout
New Mountain Capital has agreed to buy medical device contract design and manufacturing business Flexan through its portfolio business ILC Dover.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 27, 2021

Second big fund close for Eurazeo in a week as firm closes private debt fund, firm already eyeing successor raise
European investment major Eurazeo has raised its second €1bn-plus fund in a week through the final close of its fifth direct lending vehicle - and is already planning it successor fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Equistone completes second French deal in two weeks, acquires children products brand Vertbaudet
European buyout house Equistone has completed its acquisition of children product brand Vertbaudet. The deal marked the firm's second investment in France in two weeks.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

HIG Capital makes debut deal through new investment platform United Flow Technologies
HIG Capital has announced the recapitalization of MISCOwater through the newly launched United Flow Technologies. UFT will be the firm's investment platform for municipal and industrial water and wastewater market.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Trilantic Europe backs German Smile Eyes Group eyeing extensive network in the market
Trilantic Europe has bought into German eye care company Smile Eyes Group eyeing its extensive network in the market.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Partners Group to acquire 11 Travelodge hotels in Australia for AUD620m to seize COVID-19 opportunities
Private equity major Partners Group has agreed to acquire a portfolio of eleven Travelodge hotels in Australia for AUD 620m to seize the opportunity of discounted assets from COVID-19 to capitalize on the long-term relative value of the country's hospitality sector.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Sequoia Capital China said to lead $150m series E funding round in AI platform Cloudwise
Sequoia Capital China has reportedly led a $150m series E round funding in Beijing Cloudwise Technology which specialises in AI for IT operations. The firm was joined by new investors including Boston Investment, the Greater China-focused Future X Capital, and investment bank CR Capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Eurazeo hauls in €1.6bn for European tech investments
Private equity major Eurazeo has hauled in €1.6bn for its growth strategy targeting equity investments in European tech companies. The group has put in €320m of capital towards the strategy while €200m has come from retail clients.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 26, 2021

Apollo to take The New Home Company private in $388m all-cash transaction amid favourable supply and demand dynamics
US buyout house Apollo has agreed to take New York-listed homebuilder The New Home Company private in a $388m all-cash transaction. The firm said it expects an "exciting opportunity" as accelerated housing demand is met with limited supply.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 24, 2021

Baird Capital races to close Global Fund II, a year after biggest VC fundraise
Baird Capital, the direct dealmaking arm of investment banking giant Baird, has held a $340m final close for its second global fund, a year after capping off its record venture capital fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

BBH follows $1.2bn fund close with Gifted Healthcare buyout to capitalise on nurse shortages
BBH Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Brown Brothers Harriman, has completed an investment in nurse staffing companies Gifted Healthcare to capitalize on the shortage of nurses in the industry. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

KKR said to enter scrum for rugby union World Cup commercial rights
Buyout giant KKR is reportedly the latest investor in talks with World Rugby for a potential investment in the commercial rights of its global competition.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

King Street smashes target for debut Global Drawdown Fund, closes on $1.2bn
Credit investment major King Street Capital Management has hit a $1.2bn final close for its debut Global Drawdown Fund, smashing its $750m target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Palamon picks up impressive return selling beauty products seller Feelunique
Palamon Capital Partners has scored what looks to be an impressive return selling online beauty products seller Feelunique to trade buyer Sephora.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Five Elms Capital sees fund size rocket again with $780m Fund V final close
Software-focused private equity investor Five Elms Capital has raised its biggest-ever fund by closing its fifth flagship vehicle on $780m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Index Ventures hauls in hefty $2.9bn across two new funds, raises $200m for debut seed vehicle
Index Ventures has raised a hefty $2.9bn across its latest heavyweight venture capital funds, as well as another $200m for its first seed-focused vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Baird Capital races to close Global Fund II three months after biggest VC fundraise
Baird Capital, the direct dealmaking arm of investment banking giant Baird, has held a $340m final close for its second global fund, just three months after capping off its record venture capital fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Carlyle eyes world's biggest buyout fund at $27bn - report
Global buyout giant Carlyle us reportedlying looking to raise the biggest private equity fund in history by eyeing up to $27bn for its latest flagship vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Pemberton names Ewing to boost North America IR, anticipates increased allocations to its Europe funds
European asset manager Pemberton has appointed Sanford ‘Sandy' Ewing as managing director for North America to support the firm's international expansion.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 23, 2021

Vector Capital adds six senior execs to boost investment, value creation, investor relations capabilities
Tech-focused private equity house Vector Capital added six execs to its senior management across its investment, value creation and investor relations teams.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Pillar VC doubles funds under management through new $192m fund pair
Pillar VC has doubled its funds under management by closing two funds with $192m of commitments in total.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

India's Motilal Oswal PE eyes $540m for fourth fund
India's Motilal Oswal Private Equity is eyeing almost $540m for its fourth fund targeting the country.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Insilico said to prep IPO, just a month after Warburg Pincus backing
Warburg Pincus-backed Insilico Medicine is reportedly prepping for an IPO which could see it raise up to $300m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

CD&R named industrials team exec Campelli to partner to strengthen specialized domain expertise
Andrew Campelli has been promoted to partner from the industrials investment team at global buyout major Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Audax picks threat intelligence software specialist Flashpoint as latest investment
Audax Private Equity has picked up a majority stake in threat intelligence software specialist Flashpoint.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Apax Partners continues busy 2021 fundraising activity with €1.6bn close of tenth mid-market fund
Apax Partners has continued its strong fundraising year through a target-busting €1.6bn final close of its tenth mid-market investment vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Ex-Qiming pair said to strike $450m target in Fund II first close, now eyeing hard cap
Ince Capital, the private equity firm launched by a pair of former Qiming Venture Partners execs, has reportedly reached a $450m first close for its sophomore fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

KKR taps $8.5bn core investment strategy, $1.45bn healthcare fund for two investments
Global buyout giant KKR has announced two deals in one day by buying into digital education platform Teaching Strategies and investing into a new diagnostic platform to support healthcare companies.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 22, 2021

Lone Star said to have laid off most of Asian investing team outside Japan amid problems finding deals
US private equity house Lone Star Funds has reportedly laid off most of its Asian investment team outside Japan after struggling to find investment opportunities in the region.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Mural hits more than $2bn valuation thanks to Insight Partners-led investment round
Insight Partners has helped visual online collaboration specialist Mural to a valuation of more than $2bn through a new investment round.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Adams Street brings in ex-Barings managing director Jennifer Brown as consultant relations co-head
Asset management major Adams Street Partners has brought in former Barings managing director Jennifer Brown as partner and global co-head of consultant relations.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Anzu keeps up lightning fundraising pace by hitting $130m Fund III first close
Industrial technology focused Anzu Partners has hit a $130m first close for its third venture capital fund in four years.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Buyout veteran Kohlberg & Co raises first-ever continuation fund, backed by BlackRock, Lexington Partners
Kohlberg & Company has closed a $1.1bn continuation fund for the remaining assets in its 2012-vintage Fund VII, led by BlackRock, GIC and Lexington Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Carlyle buys into live video streaming platform LiveU to capitalise on growing demand in 5G era
Global buyout giant Carlyle has acquired live video streaming platform LiveU from investment firm Franciso Partners to capture rapidly growing demand for high-quality live video transmission.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

IMRF brings in CTPF's Miller-May to succeed Dhvani Shah as CIO of $54bn-managing fund
The $54bn-managing Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund has brought in  Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund CIO Angela Miller-May as its new chief investment officer.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Q-Energy seals €1.1bn final close for fourth renewable energy fund
Renewable energy specialist Q-Energy has sealed a €1.1bn final close for its fourth fund, well above its in initial €800m target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Northleaf Capital ups infrastructure investing firepower with $1.4bn fund close
Northleaf Capital Partners has hit an above-target $1.4bn final close for its third pooled infrastructure fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Silverfleet Capital calls off third flagship fundraise due to market circumstances
European buyout house Silverfleet Capital has called off its third flagship fundraise "due to market circumstances", a spokesperson has confirmed with AltAssets.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Speedinvest strikes above-target €60m final close for second marketplaces, consumer fund
European venture capital house Speedinvest has hit a €60m final close for its second specialist marketplaces and consumer fund, beating its initial target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 21, 2021

Cinven said to eye new $12bn fundraise, just two years after closing €10bn predecessor
European private equity major Cinven is reportedly eyeing more than $12bn for its latest flagship private equity fundraise, just two years after closing its €10bn Fund VII.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

Pamplona Capital to exit bakery ingredients business BakeMark to Clearlake Capital
Pamplona Capital has agreed to sell bakery ingredients, products, and supplies business BakeMark to fellow private equity house Clearlake Capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

European buyout fundraising on track for record year thanks to mammoth EQT fund close
European private equity fundraising is on track for a record year after firms hauled in close to €60bn of capital in the first half of the year, new data from PitchBook shows.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

GHO Capital races to €2bn fund close in just four months, well above €1.25bn target
European healthcare investment specialist GHO Capital has raced to a €2bn final close for its third flagship fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

HIG beats target in $1.65bn Whitehorse direct lending fund close
HIG Capital credit affiliate Whitehorse has soared past its target for its new direct lending fund to reach a $1.65bn final close.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

Panakès Partners hits €150m first close for second life sciences fund, reveals expansion to biotech
Italian life sciences investor Panakès Partners has struck a €150m first close for its sophomore fundraise amid upping its goal to €180m and expanding into biotech.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

Latest in string of FPE Capital exits sees all Fund II commitments returned to LPs
Software and services-focused private equity investor FPE Capital has exited its investment in Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner TNP to trade buyer Node4.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

GIC teams with Lime Rock New Energy for electric vehicle charging business Qmerit deal
Singapore sovereign wealth investor GIC has teamed with Lime Rock New Energy to invest in electrification and green energy transformation specialist Qmerit.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

Apollo in talks to join Fortress Investment for £6.3m Morrisons takeover bid - report
US buyout house Apollo is reportedly in talks to join a consortium led by Fortress Investment Group that last month agreed a £9.5m takeover of UK supermarket chain Morrisons.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 20, 2021

Schroders Capital soars to €1bn close for second European infra debt fund, almost 3x size of debut
Asset management major Schroders Capital has hit the €1bn hard cap for its second European infrastructure debt fund - almost three times the size of its debut in the strategy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

A life-changing injury and an ex-NFL star on the team: behind the scenes at new private equity house Red Door Capital
Red Door Capital managing partner Richard Wolpow has had a tumultuous couple of years, even ignoring the global pandemic. Having spent 25 years in the financial world jetting from country to country, a nasty accident in 2019 saw him break both the patellar tendons in his knees - an injury so severe that doctors told […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

Henry Company ends almost a decade of PE ownership as American Securities agrees $1.575bn sale
US buyout major American Securities has agreed to sell building envelope systems provider Henry to trade buyer Carlisle Companies in a $1.575bn all-cash deal.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

IK picks veteran floor varnish business Blanchon as debut deal from €1.2bn Small Cap III fund
IK Investment has agreed to buy into 189-year-old floor varnish specialist Blanchon, which is currently owned by fellow buyout house Abenex. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

LVMH-backed L Catterton buys into Etro eyeing expansion in Asia
L Catterton, the private equity house backed by French luxury brand LVMH, has agreed to buy a majority stake in luxury fashion house Etro. The firm said it could leverage its strategic relationships with LVMH to bring significant growth for Etro, especially in Asia.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

Partners Group looks to expand Italy's EOLO into Europe after stake buy values business at over €1.2bn
Private equity investment major Partners Group has picked up a 75% stake in Italian broadband provider EOLO to value the business at more than €1.2bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

Another partner for Halifax Group as firm promotes Bard
Washington DC-based private equity firm The Halifax Group has promoted David Bard to partner after three years with the investment house.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

Blackstone agrees first Asian consumer tech deal by backing online learning ‘bootcamp' Simplilearn
Buyout giant Blackstone has agreed to pick up a controlling stake in Indian online learning "bootcamp" Simplilearn Solutions.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

Creador strikes $500m first close for fifth fund, looks to up direct dealmaking - report
Asian private equity firm Creador has reportedly reached a $500m first close for its fifth fund, putting it within touching distance of its target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

EQT hits €2.1bn hard cap close for new Europe logistics fund, three months after merging RE unit with Exeter Property Group
Private equity giant EQT has hit a €2.1bn hard cap close for its latest European logistics fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 19, 2021

BC Partners believed to score 4x return through €1.6bn Pharmathen sale to Partners Group
Private equity major BC Partners has scored what is believed to be a 4x return through the €1.6bn sale of European generic drugmaker Pharmathen to Partners Group.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

Carlyle, Mubadala buy stakes in Genstar, TA-backed financial services provider Apex Group
Carlyle and Mubadala Investment Company have bought into Genstar Capital and TA-Associates backed financial services provider Apex Group following several years of stellar asset growth at the business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

Marvel, Disney digital workflow management software provider 5th Kind gets HCAP Partners backing
California-based buyout house HCAP Partners has bought into 5th Kind, a developer of workflow management software for media and digital operators in top Hollywood studios.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

General Atlantic launches climate change investment unit, ex-BP CEO Lord Brown named chairman
Growth investment major General Atlantic has launched a new operation targeting climate change deals with former BP group CEO Lord Browne as its chairman.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

Nordic Capital agrees Duco deal to boost portfolio in rapidly growing data automation market
Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority shareholding of no-code data automation service provider Duco from CME Ventures, Insight Partners and Eight Roads Ventures to take advantage of the rapidly growing data automation market.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

Stonepeak soars to increased hard cap close of $2.75bn for first renewables fund
Infrastructure investment major Stonepeak has closed its first dedicated renewables fund raise at $2.75bn - more than twice its initial target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

Shore Capital soars past $2bn AUM thanks to triple fund close, including debut business service, RE vehicles
Shore Capital Partners has passed the $2bn mark for capital under management thanks to a trio of new fund closes.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 16, 2021

EQT Infrastructure agrees $5.3bn take-private deal for renewable energy producer Covanta
EQT Infrastructure has agreed to acquire all the shares of New York Stock Exchange-listed Covanta in a $5.3bn deal, including debt, to bolster its portfolio in sustainable businesses.

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