Deals and Transactions

deals and transactions
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ClearVue leads financing for China-based Akasakatei

Akasakatei, a China-based teppanyaki, BBQ and Japanese-cuisine restaurant, has completed a round of financing, raising USD10 million led by ClearVue Partners, a private equity fund targeting fast growing consumer companies in the Greater China region. »


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Ardian raises USD10bn in fund of funds

Private investment company Ardian’s latest cycle of fundraising has attracted USD10 billion from investors worldwide. »


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Harris Williams & Co advises Upstream investment from Actis Capital

Harris Williams & Co has advised Upstream Telecommunications and Software Systems on a significant investment by Actis Capital. »


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Bain Capital invests in Viewpoint Construction Software

Alternative investment firm Bain Capital has made a major growth equity investment in Viewpoint Construction Software. »


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FNEX partners with global PE platform DealMarket

Online alternative investment marketplace FNEX has agreed a strategic partnership with private equity platform DealMarket. »


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EmergeVest acquires NFT from Phoenix Equity Partners

NFT Distribution Operations Limited has completed a deal with new private equity investor EmergeVest, valuing the company at over GBP60 million. »


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Balance Point Capital Partners acquires Johnny on the Spot

Balance Point Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on providing debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies across the US, has acquired Johnny on the Spot (JOTS). »


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Akin Gump advises VimpelCom on sale of its stake in Orascom Telecom Algérie

International law firm Akin Gump is advising VimpelCom on the sale by its Egyptian-listed subsidiary Global Telecom Holding (GTH) of its 51 per cent stake in Orascom Telecom Algérie (OTA or “Djezzy”) to the Fonds National d’Investissement (FNI), the Algerian National Investment Fund. »


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Palatine backs Gusto MBO

Gusto Restaurant and Bar has completed a management buyout from Living Ventures, with the support of an equity investment from Palatine Private Equity. »


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KCP invests GBP3.3m into healthcare staffing business

Sheffield-based temporary staffing business Hallam Medical has secured a GBP3.3m investment from private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP). »


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