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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Bain Capital said to strike JPY110bn final close for debut Japan-focused fundraise
Global private equity major Bain Capital has reportedly reached a JPY110bn ($1bn) final close for its first Japan-focused fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Bowmark promoted two partners from healthcare and technology teams
UK private equity firm Bowmark Capital has named Antonia Cheong and Tom Elliott as partners amid of a clutch of senior promotions.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Victoria's Secret could be worth double last year's scrapped Sycamore Partners deal as new buyout talks begin
The owners of lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret are reportedly back in talks with potential buyers at more than double the valuation of last year's scrapped investment by private equity house Sycamore Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Vista Equity Partners sells campground, park permit software specialist Aspira to Alpine Investors
Software and services-focused private equity firm Alpine Investors has bought camping ground reservation and permit software business Aspira from Vista Equity Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Verdane makes second hire in two months to boost sustainability capabilities
Northern Europe-focused private equity house Verdane has appointed Erik Osmundsen as partner to bring in expertise as a chief executive and sustainability expert.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Tikehau Capital follows €1bn European energy transition raise with North America strategy launch
Tikehau Capital has launched a North American private equity strategy dedicated to transitioning to a low-carbon economy - and has already picked up $300m of committed capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

Advent International buys into BigID at $1.25bn valuation
Advent International has tapped its dedicated $2bn tech fund to help data intelligence service provider BigID reach a $1.25bn valuation.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 23, 2021

EQT agrees $4.6bn buyout of North American transport assets from FirstGroup
EQT has agreed a $4.6bn buyout of the bulk of UK-based transport business FirstGroup's North American operation.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Ex-Carlyle partner Stonehill's Rock Mountain Capital seals Spark Orthodontics stake purchase
Rock Mountain Capital, the private equity firm launched by former Carlyle dealmaking veteran David Stonehill, has picked up a minority stake in Spark Orthodontics.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

KKR leads €100m Series C round for online driving tuition, training marketplace Ornikar
Driver training and road awareness specialist Ornikar has picked up a €100m Series C funding round led by private equity giant KKR.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Verdane made second hire in two months to boost sustainability capabilities
Northern Europe-focused private equity house Verdane has appointed Erik Osmundsen as partner to bring in expertise as a chief executive and sustainability expert.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Ontario Teachers, Stella Point Capital seal $960m First American Payment Systems trade sale
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and Stella Point Capital have agreed to sell electronic payments business First American to trade buyer Deluxe in a $960m deal.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Private equity holding periods are getting longer - and that's good for returns, new research suggests
Private equity holding periods have risen more than 40% in the last decade to a record average of 5.4 years, new research shows.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Endeavour Vision raises one of the world's biggest dedicated medtech funds at $375m
Endeavour Vision has closed one of the world's largest dedicated medtech and digital health funds on $375m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Carlyle's AlpInvest Partners raises $3.5bn co-investment fund, beating $3bn target
Carlyle's secondaries and fund of funds investment arm AlpInvest Partners has hauled in $3.5bn to close its latest co-investment vehicle above its target.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

Cisco partner Digital Alpha Advisors beats Fund II hard cap by raising over $1bn
Cisco strategic partner Digital Alpha Advisors has beaten its hard cap for its second fund by raising more than $1bn for its final close.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 22, 2021

EQT soars to €15.6bn Fund IX close, beats hard cap despite Covid-affected fundraising market
European private equity major EQT has soared to a €15.6bn final close for its ninth flagship fundraise, beating even its hard cap after successfully navigating the Covid-affected capital raising market.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

GI Partners exits Consilio to Stone Point after successful mergers
GI Partners has agreed to sell Consilio, a document review, risk management and legal consulting services, to Stone Point Capital after three years.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Halifax Group names RLJ Equity founding member Jerry Johnson as newest partner
Washington DC-based private equity firm The Halifax Group has named operating executive Jerry Johnson as its newest partner.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

KKR buys into Oak Hill Capital-backed MetroNet to boost US fibre-optic provider's growth
Global buyout house KKR has bought into private equity-backed fibre-optic communications business MetroNet.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Kleiner Perkins said to score biggest fundraise yet with $750m growth vehicle close
Venture capital giant Kleiner Perkins has reportedly raised a $750m growth-stage fund to seal its biggest fundraise yet.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

CIP closes world's biggest greenfield renewable energy fund on €7bn hard cap
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has raised the world's biggest fund dedicated to greenfield renewable energy by reaching its €7bn hard cap.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

American Capital spin-out Northlane seals target-beating $408m Fund II close
American Capital spin-out Northlane Capital Partners has beaten its target for its second fundraise by reaching a $408m final close.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Bain Capital said to join Toshiba's buyout suitors after company dismisses CVC's $20bn bid
Bain Capital is reportedly the latest private equity giant to be circling Toshiba after CVC's $20bn bid was rejected by the firm.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

NexPhase Capital seals more than 50% fund size jump with $544m Fund IV close
Lower mid-market private equity firm NexPhase Capital has struck a $544m hard cap close for its fourth fund - a jump of more than 50% compared to its previous raise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Silversmith Capital seals $500m-plus Absorb Software sale to WCAS after strong run of bookings growth
Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe has agreed to buy cloud-based learning and performance management software provider Absorb Software from Silversmith Capital Partners at a valation of over $500m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Eurazeo launches €300m-targeting fundraise targeting decarbonisation of maritime economy
European investment major Eurazeo is targeting up to €300m for a new fund dedicated to sustainable decarbonisation of the maritime economy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 21, 2021

Kennet Partners seals 4.4x return selling Dext to Hg after ‘record-breaking' financial quarter
Kennet Partners has scored a 4.4x return selling accountancy and bookkeeping platform Dext to European private equity major Hg.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

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Apr 20, 2021

Crestview Partners eyes fragmented used car market leadership with AutoLenders buyout
Crestview Partners has taken a majority stake in US car sale and financing platform AutoLenders in an attempt to profit from the highly fragmented national market. 

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

PSG backs business texting, customer support specialist Kenect amid reported $4bn fundraising process
Growth equity specialist PSG has bought into business texting and communications tech provider Kenect.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

Patient Square Capital brings in veteran fundraiser Cabala as head of fund partnerships
Patient Square Capital has brought in fundraising expert Jake Cabala as partner and head of fund partnerships.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

Warburg Pincus eyes capital-constrained aircraft industry opportunity with launch of Aquila Air Capital
Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has created Aquila Air Capital, a speciality finance platform focused on commercial aerospace, in partnership with former Boeing Commercial Services CFO Al Wood and investment firm Kepler Hill Capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

CDPQ leads $147m investment round in cloud data protection specialist Druva following 2020 customer surge
Canadian pension giant Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has led a $147m investment in India-based cloud data protection and management business Druva.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

GI Partners buys into Silver Lake-backed low-code industrial software disruptor Aras
Aras, a company aiming to disrupt the industrial software market with its low-code platform, has picked up a growth investments from private equity firm GI Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

Keensight Capital buys into RAM Infotechnology after sustained revenue growth
Keensight Capital has bought a majority stake in healthcare cloud service provider RAM Infotechnology following several years of steady growth at the Netherlands-based business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 20, 2021

BentallGreenOak surges past €1bn fundraising target to close new European value-add vehicle, co-investment pools on over €1.9bn
Real estate investment major BentallGreenOak has smashed its target for its third European value-add fundraise by pulling in more than €1.9bn across the main vehicle and co-investment capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

AURELIUS holds €350m final close for its latest European opportunities fund
AURELIUS has held the €350m final close for its fourth European opportunities fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

IK Investment Partners holds €1.2bn final close of its Small Cap III Fund
Pan European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has held the final close of its IK Small Cap III Fund on its €1.2bn hard cap.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

Vista Investors, Reed Capital merge to build EIM Capital
Private equity firms Vista Investors and Reed Capital have merged to create EIM Capital, which will invest into high-potential companies across Europe.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

LFM Capital exits ambulance manufacturer Medix Specialty Vehicles
LFM Capital, a private equity firmed aimed at lower middle market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, has completed the sale of Medix Specialty Vehicles.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

Ardian Growth, MCH Private Equity team up to buy RegTech company Logalty
Private investment firms Ardian Growth and MCH Private Equity have teamed up to acquire Logalty, an electronic signature company.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 19, 2021

Terra Firma acquires Kier Living in a deal with £110m
European private equity firm Terra Firma has acquired Kier Living, a home construction company, in a deal worth £110m.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

China's CITIC said to hit $1.8bn fund close, eyes up to $3bn
China's CITIC Capital has reportedly hit a $1.8bn final close for a new dollar-denominated fund that could collect up to $3bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

Manulife IM brings in ex-HSBC alternatives head Catterick in senior private markets role
Manulife Investment Management has named Alex Catterick in the new role of senior managing director for high-net-worth strategy in its private markets unit.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

Hg buys into industrial software business Auvesy, Brockhaus Private Equity exits
Software-focused private equity firm Hg has bought into Auvesy, a specialist in version control and change management software for automated industrial environments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

Jolt Capital seals huge fund size increase for Fund IV, eyes summer final close
Paris-based private equity house Jolt Capital has raised more than €210m for its fourth flagship fund, with eyes on a final close this summer.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

NaviMed Capital almost triples Fund I total through oversubscribed $290m sophomore raise
Healthcare-focused private equity firm NaviMed Capital has hit a $290m final close for its second fund, almost triple the total it raised for its debut vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

Traction Capital closes debut hybrid private equity, venture capital fund to target US Midwest opportunity
Traction Capital has closed its debut fund, a hybrid private equity and venture capital vehicle targeting the US Midwest.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 16, 2021

Blackstone brings in ex-Battery Ventures partner Morrissey to lead European growth investments
Global private equity giant Blackstone has brought in ex-Battery Ventures partner Paul Morrissey to lead its European investing for Blackstone Growth.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Brightlands Venture Partners strikes first close for new sustainability, health-focused fund
Dutch sustainability and health investor Brightlands Venture Partners has hit a €45m first close for its fourth fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Brightstar Capital brings Fund II total to $1.27bn hard cap, reveals new co-investment capital
Brighstar Capital Partners has surged to a $1.27bn final close of its sophomore investment fund - almost double the total it raised for its debut vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

EMPEA launches Singapore headquarters as southeast Asia continues to rise
Emerging market private equity association EMPEA has launched an Asia-based headquarters in Singapore.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

IPI Partners' $3.8bn Fund II close validates data center investment strategy
Data center investor IPI Partners has hauled in a hefty $3.8bn for its second fund targeting the sector.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Inflexion said to eye £2bn target for sixth flagship fundraise
UK private equity firm Inflexion is reportedly targeting £2bn for its sixth flagship buyout fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Hellman & Friedman buys into Genstar Capital-backed energy data, analytics specialist Enverus
US private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has agreed a majority buyout of energy data analytics and SaaS business Enverus from Genstar Capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Lee Equity brings in seasoned MVision senior exec Vogelhut as investor relations head
Lee Equity Partners has brought in experienced former MVision managing director Sally Mahloudji Vogelhut as head of investor relations.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Silver Lake buys into Abu Dhabi-based AI, cloud specialist G42, deal pegged at about $800m
Tech-focused private equity major Silver Lake has agreed to invest about $800m for a minority stake in Abu Dhabi-based AI and cloud computing business G42.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 15, 2021

Apollo buys Cerberus' majority stake in ABC at C$542m valuation, two months after IPO
US buyout giant Apollo Global Management has agreed to buy Cerberus Capital's majority stake in plastic vehicle parts supplier ABC Technologies.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Monomoy Capital Partners agrees West Marine sale to L Catterton after four years in portfolio
Consumer-focused private equity major L Catterton has agreed to buy a controlling interest in boat, fishing and watersports parts business West Marine from Monomoy Capital Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

KKR agrees Ensono buyout from Charlesbank Capital, M/C Partners following ‘robust' Covid-19 growth
KKR has agreed to buy IT services provider Ensono from Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners after "robust" growth during the pandemic last year.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Growth Capital Partners follows Fund V first close with new partner promotion
UK private equity house Growth Capital Partners has named Alex Thomson as its latest partner after a decade with the firm.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Annual US VC fundraising set to break $100bn for first time amid surge in megafunds, megadeals
US venture capital fundraising is on track to breach $100bn for the first time ever this year as the industry hots up with a swathe of $100m-plus megadeals.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Affirma Capital ups Fund V target by 40%, has already doubled Fund IV total
Affirma Capital, the investment firm formed three years ago through the spin out of Standard Chartered's private equity team, has raised more than $400m for its latest Asia-focused fund.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

BlackRock, Temasek team up to target net zero economy opportunity with $1bn fund launch
Investment giants BlackRock and Temasek are launching a $1bn fund targeting venture capital and growth investment aimed at reaching a net zero economy by 2050.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Cybersecurity deal specialist Crosspoint closes one of PE's biggest first time tech-focused raises on $1.3bn
Crosspoint Capital Partners has sealed one of the biggest first-time tech-focused private equity fundraises ever by bringing in $1.3bn for a final close.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

Partners Group seals better than 2x return selling $1bn US industrial properties portfolio
Global investment major Partners Group has more than doubled its investment by sold a large-scale portfolio of US industrial properties at a gross asset value of $1bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 14, 2021

The Jordan Company seals quick Sabre Industries exit to buyout giant Blackstone
Blackstone has agreed to buy Sabre Industries from fellow private equity firm The Jordan Company as the buyout giant looks to up its exposure to companies supporting the transition to cleaner energy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

Ex-Altamont Capital Partners pair seal Calpine Containers buyout through new firm Rainier Partners
New US private equity firm Rainier Partners has bought agriculture packaging business Calpine Containers.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

5Y Capital closes more than $2bn of US-dollar, renminbi funds six months after rebrand from Morningside Venture Capital
Chinese private equity house 5Y Capital, which rebranded from Morningside Venture Capital six months ago, has closed its latest dual-currency US dollar and renminbi fundraise on more than $2bn.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

KKR brings in CapDyn trio to boost global infra team as firm eyes $12bn fundraise in sector
Global private equity firm KKR has boosted its global infrastructure team with two new managing directors as it eyes up to $12bn for its latest fundraise targeting the sector.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

NBA athletes, British nobility, family offices team up to back latest close for Lever VC's alternative protein fundraise
NBA and NFL athletes, British nobility and family offices have all helped alternative protein-focused venture capital firm Lever VC to a $46m fourth close of its debut fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

Phoenix Group launches first VC fund of funds, Aberdeen Standard Investments to manage
UK savings and retirement business Phoenix Group  has launched its first venture capital fund of funds with more than £100m of initial capital.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

Investcorp, Trilantic North America team up to buy ORIX's Roadsafe Traffic Systems
Alternative investment house Investcorp and private equity firm Trilantic North America have teamed up to buy RoadSafe Traffic Systems from ORIX Capital Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 13, 2021

CenterOak Partners strikes $690m Fund II hard cap after strong start to debut fund exits
Dallas-based private equity house CenterOak Partners has struck a $690m hard cap close for its second fund following strong performance from its debut vehicle.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

PSG acquires majority stake in Nalanda Global
PSG, a private equity firms aimed at middle-market software and technology companies, has bought a majority stake in risk management business Nalanda Global.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

French private equity firm Ardian snaps up €7.5bn for its seventh buyout fund
France-based private equity firm Ardian has closed its seventh buyout fund on €7.5bn, with €1bn of the capital coming from co-investments.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

Main Capital buys majority stake in Paragin
Main Capital has acquired a majority stake in Paragin, which builds software to improve competence, knowledge and talent development for small businesses in education.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

Lakeshore Capital hits $150m hardcap for second fund targeting Thailand and the wider region
Lakeshore Capital, a private equity firm aimed at Thailand and the Greater Mekong area, has closed its sophomore fund on its $150m hard cap.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

Appian Capital Advisory names new global head of investor relations
Appian Capital Advisory, an investment advisor to private equity funds aimed at the mining industry, has named Richard Johnson as its new global head of investor relations.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 12, 2021

TZP Group acquires majority stake in maternity apparel brand Kindred Bravely
TZP Group has tapped its Small Cap Partners II fund to buy a majority stake in maternity and nursing apparel company Kindred Bravely.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

Norwest Equity Partners exits Avtex in trade sale after multiple bolt-on expansion
Norwest Equity Partners has sold customer experience services provider Avtex Solutions to global trade buyer TTEC.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

KPS Capital Partners agrees €2.25bn buyout of Crown's EMEA food packaging business
KPS Capital Partners has agreed a €2.25bn buyout of packaging major Crown's EMEA food, aerosol and promotional packaging business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

KKR boost financial services, fintech investing by hiring Reverence Capital's Chary as managing director
Global private equity major KKR has boosted its financial services team by hiring former Reverence Capital Partners exec Sasank Chary as a managing director in New York.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

Index Ventures launches $200m seed fund as early-stage fundraising accelerates
Index Ventures has launched a $200m dedicated seed fund, saying an acceleration of the time between funding rounds had "changed the rules of early-stage investing".

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

BlackRock soars to $4.8bn third renewables fund close, almost triple Fund II size
BlackRock's real assets arm has hit a $4.8bn final close for its third global renewable power fundraise - a massive increase compared to its $1.65bn predecessor vehicle in the strategy.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

KKR eases activist investor pressure on Box with $500m investment
KKR has eased activist investor pressure on cloud content and file sharing specialist Box by investing $500m in the business.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Activa Capital seals 4x return selling Alliance Etiquettes in ‘one of the most successful transactions in its history'
Activa Capital is celebrating a 4x return through the sale of its majority stake in Alliance Etiquettes to Chequers Capital, sealing "one of the most successful transactions in its history".

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 09, 2021

Private credit specialists eye deal flow rise, but prepare for more aggressive deal terms with lenders
Private credit professionals were sideswiped by Covid-19 early last year like most of the alternative assets market, but have entered 2021 full of optimism according to new research from law firm Katten.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

China's Hosen Capital hits $800m hard cap for third US dollar fundraise
China's Hosen Capital has hit a target-busting $800m final close for its third US dollar-denominated fundraise.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

China's Long Hill Capital continues rapid fundraising surge with $300m-plus Fund III close
China's Long Hill Capital has pulled in more than $300m to close its third fundraise in just over four years.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

CVC said to spark Toshiba bidding war with $20bn bid
CVC Capital Partners has entered a potential bidding war for Toshiba with a $20bn bid.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

General Atlantic's Hemnet set for Swedish IPO after massive valuation rise since 2016 buyout
General Atlantic-backed Swedish online real estate classifieds platform Hemnet is set to list on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange following two years of impressive sales growth.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

Texas pension TCDRS reveals $130m of April private equity, alternatives commitments
US pension fund major the Texas County and District Retirement System has revealed $130m of April commitments to private equity and alternatives funds.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

Source Code Capital seals another $1bn across successful double fundraise
Chinese venture capital firm Source Code Capital has reportedly picked up $1bn across a pair of new fund closes.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

Police, government lie detector maker Lafayette Instruments bought by Branford Castle Partners
Lie detector maker Lafayette Instrument has been bought by New York private equity firm Branford Castle Partners.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 08, 2021

KKR buys into VC-backed healthcare practice Therapy Brands, PSG reinvests
Global private equity house KKR has agreed to pick up a majority stake in venture capital-backed healthcare practice management and electronic health record software specialist Therapy Brands.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 07, 2021

KKR-backed Applovin eyes $30bn-plus valuation through IPO
KKR-backed mobile gaming business AppLovin Corp is eyeing a valuation of more than $30bn through an IPO.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 07, 2021

Peak Rock Capital seals another target-busting fund close by hitting $2bn Fund III hard cap
Peak Rock Capital has struck a $2bn hard cap final close for its third flagship fundraise, equalling the total raised for its first two funds combined.

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Private Equity Breaking News
Apr 07, 2021

Trive Capital sells American Veterinary Group to Oak Hill Capital after six years, over 40 bolt-ons
Trive Capital has sold American Veterinary Group to fellow private equity investor Oak Hill Capital after six years in its portfolio.

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