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Salvepar increases stake in Asten Sante

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:24

Salvepar has increased ts stake in Asten Santé to 22.3 per cent of the capital and voting rights by acquiring a portion of the interest held by Gemmes Venture which remains the majority shareholder for EUR12 million. »

Norton Rose Fulbright advises AnaCap on sale of Simply Business

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:23

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised specialist European financial services private equity firm AnaCap Financial Partners (AnaCap) on the sale of UK online insurance distributor Simply Business, to New York-based Aquiline Capital Partners. »

Osprey Capital Partners advises Alexandria Moulding on deal with US-based Industrial Opportunity Partners

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:35

Osprey Capital Partners has assisted Moulure Alexandria Moulding in completing a partnership and recapitalisation with Industrial Opportunity Partners. »

Yummy Express completes Series C financing led by ClearVue Partners

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:58

Beijing-based Yummy Express, China's leading O2O solutions provider offering logistics and operations services, has completed USD10 million of Series C Financing, led by private equity firm ClearVue Partners.  »

American Securities recapitalises NMSC

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:56

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) and private equity firm American Securities have completed a recapitalisation of NAPA's practice management company, NAPA Management Services Corporation (NMSC).  »

CONCERT Global expands alternative investments offering via alliance with iCapital Network

CONCERT Global expands alternative investments offering via alliance with iCapital Network

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 16:24

CONCERT Global, a Silicon Valley-based advisory technology firm, has formed an alliance with iCapital Network to deliver a complete alternative investments solution to CONCERT’s growing network of independent advisors and broker/dealers. »

KKR to provide long term financing to Petainer

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 09:55

Petainer UK Holdings has signed a binding agreement with KKR Credit for a 100 million debt and equity investment. The funding from KKR Credit will be used to refinance the Company’s capital structure and also finance the implementation of the Company’s growth strategy. »

Schweiger Dermatology Group Secures USD35m in fundraising round led by LLR Partners

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 10:01

Schweiger Dermatology Group has closed USD35 million in private equity financing led by LLR Partners. The Company manages Schweiger Dermatology, PLLC and Schweiger Dermatology, PC (collectively, SDG), a provider of medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology services in New York and New Jersey. »

VC firm Highland Europe leads USD40m Nexthink fundraising

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 16:35

Nexthink, a provider of end-user IT analytics, has raised USD40 million in new investment round led by venture capital (VC) firm Highland Europe.  »

Reiss partners with Warburg Pincus

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 09:40

An affiliate of private equity firm Warburg Pincus is to acquire a majority stake in Reiss Holdings, owner of the global men's and women's fashion and accessories brand REISS, valuing the business at GBP230 million. »

Livingstone advises on LDC’s GBP17m MBO of Panther Logistics

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 09:18

Livingstone’s Business Services team has advised Panther Logistics, the UK’s largest independent two-man next day home delivery provider, on a GBP17m management buy-out backed by LDC. »

Altarius-Portcullis alliance providing smooth transition from “de-minimis” to “full scope” AIFM

Altarius-Portcullis alliance providing smooth transition from “de-minimis” to “full scope” AIFM

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:42

Altarius Asset Management (Altarius) and Portcullis Asset Management Limited (Portcullis), both licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), have formed a strategic alliance to deliver a full suite of evolutionary AIFM services to alternative investment funds regardless of their AUM.  »

Milbank Advises Entertainment One of first high-yield notes offering and GBP100, revolving credit facility

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:21

Milbank has advised Entertainment One (eOne) on its offering of GBP285 million 6.875 per cent senior secured notes due 2022 and a new GBP100 million revolving credit facility (the RCF) due 2020. »

Conner Strong & Buckelew forms strategic alliance with Century Equity Partners

Mon, 11/04/2016 - 09:18

Conner Strong & Buckelew has formed a strategic alliance with Century Equity Partners (Century) to accelerate the firm's expansion strategy.   »

Westfield Medical set for growth with backing from Maven Capital Partners

Mon, 11/04/2016 - 09:14

 Maven Capital Partners (Maven), one of the UK’s most active Private Equity houses, has led the management buyout (MBO) of Westfield Medical (Westfield), a leading provider of sterilisation barrier products to the healthcare and industrial sectors.  »

Australian start-up Vinomofo raises USD25 million in financing from Blue Sky Venture Capital

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 16:40

Wine website Vinomofo has secured USD25 million in financing from Blue Sky Venture Capital to bolster rapid domestic growth and support operations in new markets. »

Ogier advises All-Stars’ investment in Xiaomi Corporation

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 16:35

Ogier partner Nicholas Plowman, with senior associate Richard Bennett in the firm’s Hong Kong office, has acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to All-Stars Investment Cayman Limited in relation to the establishment and offering of All-Stars XMI Limited as a private equity fund raising vehicle investing in a USD1.1 billion capital raising by Xiaomi Corporation by way of series F financing. »

Palatine completes Verdant Leisure buyout

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 09:27

Palatine Private Equity has backed the secondary buyout of holiday park group Verdant Leisure. »

PE firm Idinvest Partners joins forces with Epic Foundation to combat youth inequality

Thu, 31/03/2016 - 09:33

Conscious of the ongoing fight against inequality and as part of its commitment to socially responsible investment, Idinvest Partners has decided to support several charitable organisations by working with an intermediary organisation, Epic Foundation. »

Albion Ventures announces early GBP36 million fundraising close after soaring demand

Albion Ventures announces early GBP36 million fundraising close after soaring demand

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 16:53

UK venture capital investor Albion Ventures has held the early close of the Albion VCTs Prospectus Top Up Offers after raising GBP36 million across its six venture capital trusts.  »

LendTech to focus on private equity strategies in the marketplace lending industry

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:26

Three private equity experts are partnering to form LendTech Capital Partners (LendTech), a new investment advisor focused on private equity strategies within the marketplace lending industry.  »

Clyde & Co advises Silafrica Plastics and Packaging International on AfricaInvest investment

Tue, 29/03/2016 - 16:14

The corporate team in Clyde & Co's Tanzania office has advised Silafrica Plastics and Packaging International Limited on the successful investment by AfricInvest Fund III. »

Ropes & Gray counsels HongDao advisors on trio of investment transactions

Mon, 28/03/2016 - 12:24

Ropes & Gray advised HongDao Advisors (HongDao) on the successful closing of three of its recent investment transactions. Ropes & Gray acted as HongDao’s legal counsel on all three transactions. »

Envestnet | Tamarac announces integration with CAIS

Envestnet | Tamarac announces integration with CAIS

Thu, 24/03/2016 - 08:49

Envestnet | Tamarac has teamed up with CAIS to provide independent advisors with access to third-party hedge funds and private equity funds, as well as research on the alternative investment space, through its portfolio and client management platform, Advisor Xi. »

Zeus Capital completes GBP255 million Watkin Jones IPO

Wed, 23/03/2016 - 16:49

Investment banking boutique Zeus Capital has acted as nominated adviser (NOMAD), joint broker and joint bookrunner to student accommodation construction specialist Watkin Jones Plc on its GBP255 million AIM IPO, including a GBP131 million fundraise.  »

Barclays announces ‘Angel Hubs’ through partnership with UK Business Angels Association

Tue, 22/03/2016 - 16:23

Barclays has formed a partnership with the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA), to support its Birmingham Eagle Labs Incubator.  »

William Blair and Allier Capital form strategic alliance

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 15:48

William Blair, a global investment banking and asset management firm, has formed a strategic alliance with Allier Capital, an Australia-based independent financial advisory firm. »

QLess raises USD2.5m growth capital from Wellington Financial

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 09:09

QLess, an specialist in customer experience and queue management software, has secured USD2.5 million in True Growth Capital from Wellington Financial, a privately-held specialty finance firm. »

Inflexion completes MBO of Gobal Reach Partners

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 16:38

Inflexion Private Equity has completed the management buyout of Global Reach Partners Ltd, a leading UK foreign exchange specialist providing payments and hedging services to businesses and private individuals. »

Student lender Future Finance raises GBP119m for growth and lending capital

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 09:12

Future Finance Loan Corporation (Future Finance), which makes tailored loans to undergraduates and postgraduates at universities across the UK, has raised GBP119 million in growth and lending capital from leading FinTech investors QED Investors, Blackstone Strategic Opportunity Fund, Colchis Capital, Invus Opportunities, KCK, DW Partners, Fenway Summer Ventures, Ridge Road Partners, 1/0 Capital and others. £100 million of the recent funds raised is for lending capital, supplementing the company’s existing credit facility with Goldman Sachs. »

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