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Elbrus Capital closes two important transactions

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:18

Russia and CIS-focused private equity business Elbrus Capital closed two important transactions at the end of May 2017, with both expected to be value accretive, improve investment returns and exit prospects for the firm’s investors. »

Eurazeo and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division complete acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:06

Eurazeo, in partnership with West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GS MBD), has completed the acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions (DWS), an integrated platform of branded marketplaces and digital marketing solutions for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries. »

Scopely raises USD60m round led by Revolution Growth

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:59

Scopely, a free-to-play interactive entertainment network, has raised USD60 million in a Series C financing led by Revolution Growth, which is helmed by former AOL executives, Steve Case, Donn Davis, and Ted Leonsis. »

Mobike raises over USD600m in Series E financing led by Tencent

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 08:30

Smart bike-sharing company Mobike has raised over USD600 million in a new round of financing led by existing investor Tencent, plus Sequoia, TPG, and Hillhouse Capital, among others. »

Golden Gate Capital acquires Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 10:40

Private Equity investment firm Golden Gate Capital (GGC) has acquired Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers (Express Oil) from Carousel Capital. »

Antares Capital supports Francisco Partners’ acquisition of SmartBear Software

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 10:35

Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent and sole lead arranger on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of SmartBear Software (SmartBear) by Francisco Partners. »

Equistone invests in leading holiday home manufacturer Willerby

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:17

European mid-market private equity investor Equistone Partners Europe has invested in Willerby, the UK’s leading manufacturer of static holiday homes. »

HIG Capital makes a strategic investment in Trace3

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:16

HIG Capital (HIG), a leading global private equity and alternative asset firm with over USD21 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates led a strategic investment in Trace3, Inc. »

Liberty Hall Capital Partners acquires UK-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres for USD135 million

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:13

Liberty Hall Capital Partners (Liberty Hall), a private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in businesses serving the global aerospace and defence industry, has acquired Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd, an independent global designer, manufacturer and retreader of aircraft tires, in a transaction valued at USD135 million. »

Orrick advises Michelin on NexTraq acquisition

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:11

Orrick has advised Michelin on its acquisition of NexTraq, a US provider of commercial fleet telematics, from Fleetcor Technologies in an all-cash transaction. »


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