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KKR and Borealis Maritime acquires nine ships from Commerzbank Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:00

KKR and Borealis Maritime has acquired a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels in a sale process coordinated by Commerzbank.

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Superior Street Partners acquires Riverbend Nursery

Lower middle-market private equity from Superior Street Partners has acquired Riverbend Nursery.   »


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BGF strengthens Talent Network with northern appointment

The Business Growth Fund (BGF), established to help the UK’s growing smaller and medium sized businesses, has expanded its Talent Network team in the north with the appointment of Victoria Robson. »


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Omnes Capital strengthens organisation to support growth

Omnes Capital, a specialist in private equity investment owned by employees, is strengthening its organisation and making adjustments to its governance arrangements to prepare for a new stage in its development. »


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Carlyle Group closes USD816m CLO fund

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has closed a collateralised loan obligation (CLO) fund in the US totalling approximately USD816 million. »


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Attract Capital expands into the UK

Mezzanine finance specialist Attract Capital is expanding to the UK. »


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Altium advises Enterprise Foods on PE investment

International investment bank Altium has advised Enterprise Foods in securing investment from London-based private equity investor Hattington Capital, along with funding support from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank. »


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Cressey & Company and Level Equity sell Strategic Healthcare Programs to Roper Industries

Cressey & Company and Level Equity Management have sold Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) to Roper Industries, a diversified technology company. »


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Latest ARCH Venture Partners fund closes above USD400m

ARCH Venture Partners’s eighth venture fund has closed with more than USD400 million in subscriptions. »


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Private equity partner to join Ropes & Gray in London

Phil Sanderson, the former head of Travers Smith’s London private equity team, is joining Ropes & Gray as a partner in the firm’s London office. »


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Russian recession looms
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