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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

UK sponsors, lenders turned cautious despite record buyout numbers
The UK has recorded £19.7bn in aggregate value in buyout deals in the first half of 2022, marking the second highest since 2007, according to provisional half-yearly data from the Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research based in Nottingham University Business School and supported by Equistone Partners Europe.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

Appian Capital Advisory hires Peter Nicholson to head Australia, Asia
Appian Capital Advisory, an investment advisor to private equity funds aimed at the mining industry has hired Peter Nicholson from Resource Capital Funds as senior advisor, head of Australia and Asia.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

KKR-led consortium said to lead bidding for Deutsche Telekom's tower unit at $20bn valuation
Global buyout giant KKR has emerged as the leading candidate to bid for Deutsche Telekom's wireless tower portfolio, Bloomberg reported quoting people with knowledge of the matter.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

Sequoia China raises $9bn to invest in China tech and healthcare - report
Sequoia China has raised $9bn to invest in China tech and healthcare, Bloomberg reported quoting people familiar with the matter.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

Capza eyes €1.3bn for decarbonisation-focused SME fund
SME-focused investment house Capza is eyeing €1.3bn for a new fund looking to help companies with decarbonisation.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

AGIC Capital eyes Asia-Pacific expansion for Eulitha after agreeing buyout
Euro-Asian private equity firm AGIC Capital has agreed a deal for German nano-UV-lithography equipment and services provider Eulitha. The company, which was founded in 2006, provides non-contact, high-resolution photolithography systems and customized patterning services for applications including lasers, AR/VR, telecommunications, optical components, bio sensors and chips. Never miss a story - click to sign up […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 05, 2022

Wild inflation sees KKR, Macquarie scrap £15bn UK Power Networks deal after last-minute price hike
A consortium led by KKR and Macquarie has reportedly scrapped its £15bn takeover of the UK's largest electricity distributor after soaring inflation pushed the company's owner to a last-minute price rise. Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing's CK Infrastructure Holdings tried to up the price just two days before the agreement was set to be signed […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Algebris holds first close for €400m-targeting debut PE fund
Algebris Investment has held a first close for its debut private equity fund on €200m, targeting a total raise of €400m over the next twelve months.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Triton to tap €5.2bn Fund V for OCU buyout
European private equity house Triton has agreed to acquire UK multi-utility services specialist OCU Group from €5.2bn Fund V.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Waterland to buy into tech-enabled accountancy Cooper Parry
European private equity house Waterland has agreed to invest in business service provider Cooper Parry.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Joy Capital said to have set lower Fund IV target than Fund III size
China's Joy Capital has set a lower target for its fourth fund, according to AVCJ.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Ember Infrastructure closes debut fund with $340m of capital commitments
Ember Infrastructure has closed its debut Fund I with over $340m of capital commitments to invest in the energy transition and resource efficiency sectors. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 04, 2022

Life science, healthcare-focused Telegraph Hill closes fifth fund on $525m
Life science and healthcare-focused private equity firm Telegraph Hill Partners has closed its fifth fund on $525m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Sixth Street buys stake in FC Barcelona LaLiga TV rights for €207.5m
Former TPG credit arm Sixth Street has agreed to invest an initial €207.5m in FC Barcelona to acquire 10% share of the Club's LaLiga TV rights for the next 25 years.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Indiana Public Retirement System picks Bregal, KKR, Abacus for latest allocation
The $41bn-managing Indiana Public Retirement System has picked three existing managers for the new round of $210m capital deployment.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Endless beats initial hard cap for third Enact fund with £100m final close
UK private equity house Endless has raised £100m for its third SME fundraise, more than triple the size of its sophomore vehicle in the strategy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Obligo strikes first close for new climate impact infra fund, could collect up to €300m
Nordic infrastructure and real estate firm Obligo Investment Management has hit a first close for its third infrastructure fund, which is eyeing between €200m and €300m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Arch Venture Partners storms to almost $3bn for biggest-ever fund in rapid capital raising return
Biotech investment specialist Arch Venture Partners has raced to almost $3bn for the final close of its biggest fund yet - just 18 months after closing its $1.94bn predecessor vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Shore Capital passes $3bn AUM by closing second food and beverage fund
Microcap investor Shore Capital Partners has hauled in almost $300m for the final close of its second dedicated food and beverage fund. Shore now manages about $3bn of capital following the Food and Beverage Fund II raise, which will be invested in manufacturing, distribution, packaging and related B2B service companies that have between $5m and $100m in […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jul 01, 2022

Sycamore Partners buys early years education franchiser Goddard Systems
Retail and consumer-focused private equity house Sycamore Partners has bought the owner of education franchise The Goddard School from Wind River Holdings.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

L Catterton looking to exit Danish fashion brand Ganni at up to $700m valuation
Consumer-focused private equity firm L Catterton is looking to sell Danish fashion brand Ganni in a deal that could value the fashion house at between $500m and $700m, Reuters reported quoting sources.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

Global M&A set to rise, but valuations drop could prove tricky for private equity
Global M&A activity is set to rise over the next 12 months - but a reduction in multiples could mean the attractiveness of trade sales as an exit option for private equity remain subdued.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

Global M&A set to rise, but valuations drop could prove tricky for private equity exits
Global M&A activity is set to rise over the next 12 months - but a reduction in multiples could mean the attractiveness of trade sales as an exit option for private equity remain subdued.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

Drive Capital raises $1bn to invest in the 'emerging tech market' in America
Venture firm Drive Capital has closed two new funds totally $1bn, boosting its asset under management to $2.2bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

TPG picks up former CVC, Charterhouse portfolio business Doc Generici from ICG, Merieux Equity Partners
Alternative investments giant TPG has agreed to buy a majority stake in Italian pharma business Doc Generici from private equity investors ICG and Merieux Equity Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

Exclusive: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners names new head of Europe
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has named Josh Kaufman as head of Europe to replace John O'Neill, who becomes a senior advisor at the firm.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

CIBC Innovation Capital looks to provide ‘unicorn fuel' amid later-stage VC funding decline
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's Innovation Banking arm has revealed a $1.5bn fund looking to fill what it says is a funding gap in the later-stage investment market.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 30, 2022

MassMutual Ventures seals another fund close with new US, Israel-targeting vehicle
MassMutual Ventures has hit a final close for a new early-stage and growth-stage fund targeting financial technology, cybersecurity, enterprise SaaS and digital health companies in the US and Israel.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Tiger brings in Andrew Harris from North Sky Capital as head of IR, ESG
Tiger Infrastructure Partners has hired Andrew Harris from North Sky Capital as managing director, head of investor relations and ESG.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Carlyle taps Asia Partners Growth Fund to take minority stake in Indian tile maker Vermora
Global buyout giant Carlyle has agreed to tap its Asia Partners Growth fund to acquire a significant minority stake in Varmora Granito.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Joffre Capital to take minority stake in Israeli gaming company Playtika for $2.2bn
Tech-focused buyout house Joffre Capital has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Israeli gaming company Playtika Holding for $2.2bn from Chinese video gaming mogul Yuzhu Shi.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Eurazeo scores 3.1x return with remaining Trader Interactive stake exit at $1.9bn valuation
Eurazeo has scored a 3.1x return exiting its remaining 51% stake in branded marketplace platform Trader Interactive to Australian online automotive advertising platform carsales at a $1.9bn valuation. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Salesforce Ventures, Battery Ventures led series D funding round in women-led Front at $1.7bn valuation
Salesforce Ventures and Battery Ventures have led a series D round funding in customer relationships building communication platform Front, doubling its valuation to $1.7bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

New venture capital fund Creator Ventures closes first fund for creator economy
New venture capital firm Creator Ventures has closed its first venture fund to back companies advancing how humans interact.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 29, 2022

Rotunda Capital smashes target to close Fund III on $405m, doubles Fund II size
Lower mid-market private equity firm Rotunda Capital has smashed its initial target of $295m to close Fund III with $405m of capital commitments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

Energy Capital Partners agrees £341m deal with SSE, Equinor for Triton Power exit
Energy Capital Partners has agreed to exit UK-based Triton Power to British renewable power generator SSE and Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor in a £341m deal.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

Ara Partners buys into sustainable beverage packaging producer Petainer
Industrial decarbonisation investor Ara Partners has acquired sustainable beverage packaging producer Petainer.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

Clearlake agrees $1.87bn deal to sell Brightly to Siemens
Clearlake Capital has agreed a $1.875bn deal to sell Brightly Software to German tech conglomerate Siemens AG.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

ECI exits insurance broker Clear Group to Goldman Sachs AM after four-year hold
ECI Partners has agreed to exit chartered insurance broker Clear Group to Goldman Sachs AM after a four-year hold.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

ECI to exit insurance broker Clear Group to Goldman Sachs AM after four-year hold
ECI Partners has agreed to exit chartered insurance broker Clear Group to Goldman Sachs AM after a four-year hold.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 28, 2022

Twin Bridge Capital closes oversubscribed Fund V on $880m
Fund of funds investor Twin Bridge Capital Partners has beat the target to close its fifth flagship lower middle market fund with more than $880m in commitments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

IOP continues run of exits to trade buyers with United Poly Systems sale to Atkore
Industrial Opportunity Partners has completed a sale of United Poly Systems Holdings to trade buyer Atkore, three years after buying the business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

Hellman & Friedman, Permira to take Zendesk private at $10.2bn valuation, 40% down from previous proposal
An investor group including buyout majors Hellman & Friedman and Permira has agreed on a all-cash deal to take customer engagement software company Zendesk private at a valuation of $10.2bn, 41% down from a previous proposal.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

Investindustrial said to be in exclusive talks to buy TreeHouse Food's meal-prep unit at $1.3bn valuation
Italian buyout house Investindustrial is said to be in exclusive talks to buy TreeHouse Food's meal-prep unit at a $1.3bn valuation, Bloomberg reported quoting people familiar with the matter.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

Blackstone, Carlyle pick up commitments amid latest Kentucky Teachers fund investments
The $24.6bn-managing Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System has picked new fundraises from Blackstone and Carlyle among its latest alternatives commitments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

FountainVest said to strike $2.9bn final close for fourth dollar-denominated fund
Chinese private equity house FountainVest Partners has reportedly surged to a $2.9bn final close for its fourth dollar-denominated fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

Capital markets client engagement, analytics expert Singletrack gets Accel-KKR backing
Tech-focused private equity major Accel-KKR has made a "significant" capital growth investment in Singletrack, a capital markets client engagement and analytics expert.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 27, 2022

WestBridge buys up UK IP cloud, video specialist Techex
UK private equity house WestBridge has picked up UK cloud and video over IP specialist Techex. The company, which was founded in 1971, designs, commissions and supports live video transport, processing, redundancy and monitoring solutions. Never miss a story - click to sign up to AltAssets' free daily PE newsletter Firm senior investment manager James MacLeay […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

Hellman & Friedman, Permira said to be close to potential buyout of $7bn-Zendesk
Buyout majors Hellman & Friedman and Permira are said to be close to a potential buyout of software company Zendesk.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

Sagard reaches $400m target for first PE fund ahead of schedule
Sagard's first private equity fund, Sagard Private Equity Canada, has reached its initial target of $400m ahead of schedule.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

ICG said to raise world's biggest GP secondaries fund after beating $5bn goal
Intermediate Capital Group has reportedly raised more than $5bn for the final close of what is believed to be the biggest-ever fund targeting GP-led secondaries deals. Big investors in the ICG Strategic Equity IV raise included CalSTRS, which committed $250m, Fubon Life Insurance and the New York City Employees' Retirement System, Secondaries Investor reported. Never […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

Riverside Company fundraising, IR head Dörte Höppner named firm's first chief sustainability officer
Former Invest Europe head Dörte Höppner has been promoted to managing director for fundraising and IR at The Riverside Company alongside being named the firm's first chief sustainability officer.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

Breega strikes €250m close for fourth fund in seven years, expands to Barcelona
European early stage investor Breega has sealed a €250m final close for a venture capital fund, less than a year after closing its second seed vehicle on €110m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

ECP closes $1.6bn continuation fund to carry on energy developer Calpine ownership
Veteran energy transition investor ECP has raised a $1.6bn continuation fund to pick up a stake in Calpine Corp from two of its flagship funds.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 24, 2022

Blackstone, Sixth Street seal sale of long-held Kensington Mortgages to Barclays Bank
Blackstone and Sixth Street have agreed a sale of long-held mortage lender Kensington Mortgages to Barclays Bank.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

Bain Capital taps tech opportunities fund for $150m Ataccama investment
Bain Capital has tapped its tech opportunities fund for a $150m investment in unified data management platform provider Ataccama.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

3i in exclusive negotiation to exit Havea Group at big boost to valuation
3i has entered into an exclusive negotiation to exit Havea Group to BC Partners after growing its valuation for 50%.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

Halifax Group buys real estate temp staffing, executive search specialist The Liberty Group
Private equity house The Halifax Group has completed an investment in The Liberty Group , a provider of specialty temporary staffing, executive search, and employee screening services to the multifamily residential real estate industry.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

Brookfield raises $15bn for world's largest fund focused on net-zero carbon economy
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has raised $15bn for its first impact fund, the largest private fund to date to support the transition to a net-zero carbon economy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

LGT soars past fifth Asia-Pacific fund target to strike $1.65bn hard cap
LGT Capital Partners has soared past its $1bn target for its fifth Asia-Pacific private equity fund to strike its $1.65bn hard cap at final close. The new raise comes just two years after the $1bn final close of its fourth fund in the strategy, and marks 34 years of the firm investing in the region. […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

Phenomenal Fund I performance helps Vine Ventures become one of New York's largest seed firms with $140m Fund II raise
New York-based Vine Ventures has hit an oversubscribed $140m final close for its sophomore fundraise to become one of the city's largest seed-focused firms.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 23, 2022

Italy gets its second startup unicorn as Silver Lake agrees Facile.it buyout from EQT, Oakley Capital
Tech-focused private equity major Silver Lake has agreed to buy a majority stake in online price comparison platform Facile.it from fellow buyout giant EQT, creating Italy's second-ever startup unicorn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

Thoma Bravo joins PeakEquity, C&B with Grayshift investment
Software-focused private equity house Thoma Bravo has bought into digital forensics solutions provider Grayshift subject to the receipt of regulatory approvals.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

Brookfield hires Nicholas Apostolatos from Barclays to lead healthcare PE investing
Brookfield Asset Management has hired Nicholas Apostolatos from Barclays to lead healthcare investing in its private equity business, Bloomberg reported.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

Private equity liquidity sees record fall as LP sentiment heralds tougher fundraising
Almost a fifth of institutional investors are planning to decrease their commitments to private equity over the next 12 months as ongoing market turmoil heightens the appeal of risk-off investing, new research from Rede Partners shows.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

EY names trio of new private equity partners in wake of announcing $1bn expansion in sector
Professional services major EY has named a trio of new private equity partners in the wake of announcing a $1bn investment to expand its PE capabilities.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

Behrman Capital agrees Emmes sale to New Mountain Capital after three-year hold
Mid-market buyout firm Behrman Capital has sealed an exit of clinical research organisation Emmes to buyout major New Mountain Capital. Emmes aims to provide clients including biopharmaceutical companies, government agencies, foundations, academic institutions and other non-profit organizations with the technologies and service required to manage clinical research studies. Never miss a story - click to sign […]

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

Pacific Oak eyes US Qualified Opportunity Zones with new $118m fund
Real estate-focused alternative investor Pacific Oak Capital Markets has hit a final close for its new fund targeting US Qualified Opportunity Zones.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 22, 2022

PSERS picks infra, VC pair for $350m of new alternatives fund commitments
The $75.9bn Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System has picked a pair of alternatives fund for $350m of new commitments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

TPG agrees $1.1bn Convey Health Solutions take-private at huge share price premium
Global private equity giant TPG has agreed a $1.1bn buyout of healthcare tech and services business Convey Health Solutions.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

KKR hires former IDEX CE Andrew Silvernail to boost industrial, healthcare, consumer sectors dealmaking
KKR has hired former IDEX Corp chief executive Andrew Silvernail as advisor to help buy and operate companies in the industrials, healthcare and consumer products sectors.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Platinum agrees to buy lingerie, swimwear business Hop Lun
Platinum Equity has agreed to buy a controlling stake in international fashion lingerie and swimwear company Hop Lun from company founder Erik Ryd.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Align Capital makes second govtech deal with Schneider Geospatial investment
Align Capital Partners has invested in public access land management software Schneider Geospatial.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Main Capital buys majority stake in enterprise architecture software specialist Bizzdesign
European private equity house Main Capital Partners has picked up a majority stake in enterprise architecture software company Bizzdesign.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Great Hill invests $180m to merge Echobot, Leadfeeder into AI sales intelligence, marketing platform
Great Hill Partners has invested $180m to merge Echobot and Leadfeeder, creating an AI-powered sales intelligence and marketing platform.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Great Hill invests €180m to merge Echobot, Leadfeeder into AI sales intelligence, marketing platform
Great Hill Partners has invested €180m to merge Echobot and Leadfeeder, creating an AI-powered sales intelligence and marketing platform.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 21, 2022

Dunas Capital targets disadvantaged areas of Spain with new impact investment fund
Iberian asset manager Dunas Capital has hit a first close for its €50m-targeting impact fund, with eyes on a second close in Q4.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

KKR-led consortium makes binding offer for Deutsche Telekom's towers unit at €20bn valuation
KKR, Global Infrastructure Partners and Stonepeak Partners have jointly made a binding offer to take controlling stake in Deutsche Telekom's towers unit, valuing the business at €20bn, Bloomberg reported.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

Sagard Holdings closes Credit Partners II on $1.17bn, Fund I about 80% realised
Alternative asset manager Sagard Holdings has held a final close of Sagard Credit Partners on $1.17bn, making it the firm's largest fundraise to date.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

ECI Partners buys BCN Group, seals full exit for Beech Tree Private Equity
UK private equity house ECI Partners has invested in managed IT service provider BCN Group to seal a full exit for Beech Tree Private Equity.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

Climate tech venture capital firm World Fund gets PwC Germany backing in €350m fundraise
PwC Germany is the latest LP to back climate tech VC World Fund in its €350m-targeting fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

Kester Capital to make over 8x return selling Avania to Astorg
UK private equity house Kester Capital is set for a stunning 8x return selling its majority stake in global clinical contract research organisation Avania to Astorg.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 20, 2022

Private equity pair make yet another increased bid for Euromoney, valuing company at £1.6bn
Private equity houses Astorg and Epiris have made yet another increased offer to buy financial news service Euromoney in a deal valuing the business at about £1.6bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

Goldman Sachs AM, Asia Investment, GGV lead $300m funding round in MegaRobo Technologies
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Asia Investment Capital and GGV Capital have led a $300m funding round in Chinese AI life sciences research start up MegaRobo Technologies.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

HGGC closes biggest fund to date by pulling in $2.54bn for fourth flagship fund
Mid market buyout house HGGC has closed its largest fund to date by collecting $2.54bn for its fourth flagship fund, beating its already gigantic target of $2.25bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

Audax buys into Canadian wealth manager HarbourFront at C$425m valuation
Audax Private Equity has invested in Canadian wealth management and financial planning advisor HarbourFront to value the business at C$425m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

High-Tech Gründerfonds raises over €400m for biggest fund yet, eyes final close by year end
German investor High-Tech Gründerfonds has hauled in more than €400m for the first close of its fourth flagship fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

Shard Credit Partners eyes nascent UK venture debt opportunity with first close of new fund
Shard Credit Partners has hit a first close for its inaugural UK technology-focused venture debt fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 17, 2022

MainePERS picks Thoma Bravo Discover Fund, Brookfield infra debt fund with latest commitments
The $18.6bn-managing Maine Public Employees Retirement System has agreed a trio of new alternatives commitments totalling up to $220m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

Sweeping tech sell-off sees LP shift PE strategies to stem damage
Private equity has been posting stellar results in recent years, with the booming growth in the tech sector a key plank in that performance for many firms. But tech's woeful start to 2022, which has seen the Nasdaq index plunge 28% into a bear market, LPs are starting to review their portfolios and look for a more balanced risk-growth adjustment. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

Sweeping tech sell-off sees LPs shift PE strategies to stem damage
Private equity has been posting stellar results in recent years, with the booming growth in the tech sector a key plank in that performance for many firms. But tech's woeful start to 2022, which has seen the Nasdaq index plunge 28% into a bear market, LPs are starting to review their portfolios and look for a more balanced risk-growth adjustment. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

LGT closes first dedicated impact fund on $550m after making $1bn impact investments in the past decade
LGT Capital Partners smashed the target to close its first dedicated impact fund on $550m. The firm was originally planning to collect $350m for the vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

MidOcean Partners makes two senior hires to bolster IR, business services vertical
Consumer and business services-focused private equity house MidOcean Partners has hired Jim Henderson from Stone Point Capital as managing director in its investor relations team and Marshall Phelps from Lazard as managing director and partner in its business services vertical.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

American Capital spinout Northlane picks up cloud education tech business Infobase
American Capital spin-out Northlane Capital Partners has backed Infobase, a provider of cloud-based education content and tools aimed at fostering lifelong learning and delivering interactive learning experiences.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

BlackRock launches energy transition perpetual infra strategy, preps to raise new open-ended funds
BlackRock has launched a perpetual infrastructure strategy to help drive the global energy transition.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

Big-name backers line up to help Power Sustainable agri-food fund hit $210m initial close
Power Sustainable, a global multi-platform alternative asset manager investing in sustainable strategies,has hit an initial $210m close for its inaugural agri-food private equity fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

Niche investor The LegalTech Fund beats target for debut fundraise
Specialist investor The LegalTech Fund has beaten its target for its debut investment vehicle with a $28.5m final close.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 16, 2022

Glade Brook scores massive fund size increase with oversubscribed, $430m Fund III
Glade Brook Capital Partners has hit a $430m final close for its oversubscribed third fund, targeting Series B and C investments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 15, 2022

Sequoia collected $2.85bn for set of India, inaugural SE Asia-focused funds - report
Sequoia Capital has reportedly raised $2.85bn for its latest set of India and Southeast Asia-focused funds, according to AVCJ.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Jun 15, 2022

Women-led VC firm Good Growth Capital closes third fund on $100m, posting 35% returns from first fund
Good Growth Capital, a majority women-owned venture capital firm, has closed its third fund with more than $100m in investment.

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