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Brella raises EUR1.2 million

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 10:20

Brella, developer of a networking application for business events that was founded in Jyväskylä, Finland, in 2016, has raised EUR1.2 million in private equity. »

Kirkland & Ellis advises PE investors Bain Capital and Cinven on Stada takeover

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 10:11

Kirkland & Ellis has advised private equity investors Bain Capital and Cinven on the successful takeover offer for the German pharmaceutical group Stada. With a total value of EUR5.4 billion, this is the largest buy-out ever realized in the German market. »

Rock Hill Capital sells Alpha Technical Services

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 10:09

Rock Hill Capital Group (Rock Hill) has finalised the sale of Alpha Technical Services Corporation, LC (ATS) to Quala, a specialist in bulk transportation container cleaning. »

Post Oak Energy Capital makes USD100m equity commitment to Sierra EF

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 10:00

Post Oak Energy Capital has committed USD100 million of equity to Sierra EF, a subsidiary of Sierra Resources. Affiliates of GSO Capital Partners (GSO), and the Sierra management team have also contributed capital to the Company and will continue to invest alongside Post Oak. »

StoryStream raises further funding

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:36

StoryStream, the content acceleration experts, has raised GBP1.2 million in additional funding, led by MMC Ventures, to advance its offering with Artificial Intelligence (AI). »

Vestar Capital Partners acquires Quest Analytics

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:35

Vestar Capital Partners has acquired Quest Analytics, a specialist in health plan provider network management software and services. Terms of the investment have not been disclosed. »

John Barker, ITI Group

PE-backed ITI Group acquires Walbrook Capital Markets

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:12

ITI Group has acquired a 100 per cent stake in Walbrook Capital Markets Limited, an FCA-regulated brokerage house providing direct access to global exchanges and bespoke wealth management services.  »

Monroe Capital supports Hidden Harbor Capital Partners' acquisition of Stella Environmental Holdings

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 15:05

Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a USD43 million senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Stella Environmental Holdings (Stella), a division of Action Resources, by private equity sponsor Hidden Harbor Capital Partners. »

Bob & Berts secures GBP2m from BGF to fund expansion plans

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05

Independent coffee shop chain Bob & Berts has become the third company in Northern Ireland to secure a major equity investment from BGF, with a GBP2 million injection of funds to be used to fund expansion plans. »

Carey Olsen advises Permira investment partnership on equity investment in Klarna

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 09:55

Carey Olsen’s Guernsey funds team has advised global investment firm Permira on the acquisition of a strategic equity stake in Swedish fintech bank Klarna Bank AB. »


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