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Deals and Transactions

Ryan Bevington, Investment Director at Maven

Maven completes MBO of leading composite hose manufacturer

Tue, 27/09/2011 - 12:40

Maven’s North West deal team has led the management buyout (MBO) of Dantec Hose Limited. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of composite hoses for the global petrochemical industry, and is renowned for product quality, service, technical excellence and innovation. »

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CapVest and Accent Equity acquire Scandinavian leader in domestic waste collection

Tue, 27/09/2011 - 12:21

UK based European mid-market private equity fund, CapVest Equity Partners  II (CapVest), has led the acquisition of RenoNorden Holding AS (RenoNorden) from Norvestor V in partnership with incumbent management and Accent Equity 2008, a leading Nordic mid-market private equity fund.  The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

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Level Equity closes USD130m new fund

Tue, 27/09/2011 - 10:52

Level Equity has announced the final closing of its USD130 million new fund, Level Equity Growth Partners I, LP.   »

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Francisco Partners acquires Control of eFront

Tue, 27/09/2011 - 06:00

EFR Holdings SAS, an acquisition vehicle controlled by funds affiliated with Francisco Partners, acquired on 23 September, 2011 a majority of the share capital and voting rights of eFront SA, a business software solutions provider dedicated to the financial industry, listed on the Alternext Paris market of NYSE Euronext (ALEFT). »

Fernando Chueca, Director European Technology Partners team, Carlyle

The Carlyle Group acquires ITRS Group

Mon, 26/09/2011 - 14:00

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has acquired ITRS Group, a global provider of real-time monitoring systems for the world’s financial institutions, in partnership with its founders and management. Financial terms have not been disclosed. »

Hamish Mair , Director, Head of Private Equity Funds,  F&C European Capital Partners

Investec provides EUR15 million loan to F&C European Capital Partners

Mon, 26/09/2011 - 13:50

 Investec Specialist Bank’s (‘Investec’) Fund Finance team has provided a EUR15 million loan to F&C European Capital Partners LP (F&C), a private equity fund of funds focusing on the European mid-market of private equity including buyout, mezzanine and co-investments. »

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The Gores Group to acquire Alpheus Communications

Fri, 23/09/2011 - 06:00

Private equity firm The Gores Group, through an affiliate, has signed an agreement to acquire Alpheus Communications, one of the largest fibre network and data centre operators in Texas. »

Anastasia Deulina , Director of First Reserve

First Reserve Invests in Amromco Energy

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 14:27

Private investment firm First Reserve Corporation has made an investment in Amromco Energy, the largest and leading independent oil and gas producer in Romania. The investment is the first stage in First Reserve’s plans to build an oil and gas platform in the Central and Eastern European region. »

Jon Priest, group CEO of SPA Future Thinking

SPA Future Thinking acquires Essential Research

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 12:00

 SPA Future Thinking has acquired full-service market research consultancy Essential Research for an undisclosed sum. »

Holger Kleingarn, Partner at Palamon

Palamon sells cadooz to strategic buyer, Euronet

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 10:00

Mid-market private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners has agreed the sale of cadooz AG to Nasdaq-listed strategic buyer, Euronet Worldwide (Euronet), a leading global electronic payments provider and distributor, headquartered in Leawood, Kansas, USA.  The details of the transaction were not disclosed. »

Tom Jennings, a Managing Director at Summit Partners

Summit Partners leads growth equity funding of PeerApp Ltd

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 06:00

PeerApp Ltd, a leading provider of transparent Internet caching and content delivery platforms, has closed a growth equity investment led by Summit Partners. »

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BV Investment Partners to sell Vision Communications to EATEL

Wed, 21/09/2011 - 16:00

BV Investment Partners has signed a definitive agreement to sell Vision Communications, a Louisiana based communications and broadband services provider, to EATEL.   »

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ProVen Health VCT sells its investment in Onyx Scientific

Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:00

ProVen Health VCT, managed by Beringea LLP, has sold its investment in Onyx Scientific in a transaction that valued the company at GBP4.6m. »

Peter Radford of Bordeaux, and John Le Prevost, Anson Principal

Anson-Bordeaux merger creates fund admin 'powerhouse'

Wed, 21/09/2011 - 10:00

Two Guernsey firms are merging to create the largest independent fund administration business in the island. In the 50:50 deal, described as a merger of equals, Anson Fund Managers Limited and Bordeaux Services (Guernsey) Limited will join forces and trade under the Anson name. »

Witold Radwański, President and Managing Partner of Krokus PE Sp. z o.o.

Krokus PE invests in Termo Organika

Tue, 20/09/2011 - 16:30

Krokus Private Equity has signed an agreement to acquire 75% of the shares in Termo-Organika Sp. z o.o. Krokus PE has made this investment together with the Management of the Company in buyout from the international construction material group CRH plc. »

Kevin Nickelberry, a Managing Director at Investcorp

Investcorp acquires US kitchenware retailer Sur La Table

Tue, 20/09/2011 - 16:00

Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, has acquired Sur La Table, a leading national kitchenware retailer with locations across the United States.  The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

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Advent Venture Partners announces 4th technology exit for 2011

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 16:00

NICE Systems has agreed to acquire Advent portfolio company Fizzback, a leading provider of real time customer experience management software, for approximately USD80m.

Steven Coppens, partner, Gimv

ActivePath secures USD10m series B financing

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:39

ActivePath, developer of ActiveMail Interactive Email and Messaging solutions, has secured a USD10 million financing round led by Battery Ventures and Gimv NV, with participation from existing investors including Genesis Partners. »

Nick Money-Kyrle founding partner for Steadfast Capital GmbH and Fynamore Advisers LLP

Steadfast achieves first close of Steadfast Capital Fund III

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:04

Steadfast Capital has achieved a first close of its third fund at EUR104 million in just four months. »

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Cortus closes new round of investment to fund three year development plan

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 13:58

Cortus has closed a funding round led by financial partners Credit Agricole Entreprises and Banque Dupuy de Parseval and institutional partners OSEO and the Region of Languedoc-Roussillon.


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