Private Equity Wire - Daily News http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/ en Northleaf to acquire stake in Northwest Parkway http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246400/northleaf-acquire-stake-northwest-parkway <p><em><strong>Northleaf Capital Partners is to acquire a 33.3 per cent equity interest in Northwest Parkway, a toll-road located in the Denver metropolitan area of Colorado.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246400/northleaf-acquire-stake-northwest-parkway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:34:45 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246400 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Gattai Minoli Agostinelli advises Francesco Trapani on Tages investment http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246381/gattai-minoli-agostinelli-advises-francesco-trapani-tages-investment <p><em><strong>Italian corporate and financial law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli &amp; Partners has advised Francesco Trapani on the acquisition of a 9 per cent equity stake in Tages Holding by means of a dedicated capital increase, to be approved by Bank of Italy.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246381/gattai-minoli-agostinelli-advises-francesco-trapani-tages-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:12:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246381 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Rockbridge Growth Equity sells Purchasing Power to Flexpoint Ford http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246380/rockbridge-growth-equity-sells-purchasing-power-flexpoint-ford <p><em><strong>Detroit-based private equity firm Rockbridge Growth Equity has sold Purchasing Power, an e-retailer offering a voluntary benefit to companies and membership organisations across the US, to private equity firm Flexpoint Ford.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246380/rockbridge-growth-equity-sells-purchasing-power-flexpoint-ford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:09:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246380 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Maven exits investment in plastics manufacturer Nenplas http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246379/maven-exits-investment-plastics-manufacturer-nenplas <p><em><strong>UK private equity house Maven Capital Partners has realised its investment in plastic extrusion manufacturer Nenplas, generating a return of more than 5x for investors.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246379/maven-exits-investment-plastics-manufacturer-nenplas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:07:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246379 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk EQT VII to acquire AutoStore http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246378/eqt-vii-acquire-autostore <p><em><strong>The EQT VII Fund is to acquire AutoStore from Jakob Hatteland Holding AS and other minority owners.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246378/eqt-vii-acquire-autostore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:05:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246378 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk FS Investments’ BDC closes on USD1bn of middle market commitments http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246376/fs-investments%E2%80%99-bdc-closes-usd1bn-middle-market-commitments <p><em><strong>FS Investments&rsquo; business development company (BDC) direct lending platform committed approximately USD988 million in senior secured loans and other debt and equity financing to middle market companies in the third quarter of 2016, bringing its year-to-date total originations to more than USD2.2 billion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246376/fs-investments%E2%80%99-bdc-closes-usd1bn-middle-market-commitments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:37:38 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246376 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Audax Private Equity acquires Accent Food Services http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246375/audax-private-equity-acquires-accent-food-services <p><em><strong>Audax Private Equity has partnered with management to acquire Accent Food Services from Silver Oak Services Partners.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246375/audax-private-equity-acquires-accent-food-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:35:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246375 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Alpine Investors V SBIC invests in Light Wave Dental http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246374/alpine-investors-v-sbic-invests-light-wave-dental <p><em><strong>Alpine Investors V SBIC, together with several co-investors, has invested in Light Wave Dental Management, a dental support organisation providing management services for top-tier dental practices in the eastern US.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246374/alpine-investors-v-sbic-invests-light-wave-dental" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:34:23 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246374 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk NewStar closes USD505m managed credit fund http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246372/newstar-closes-usd505m-managed-credit-fund <p><em><strong>NewStar Financial has closed the NewStar Berkeley Fund CLO, a USD505 million middle market collateralised loan obligation managed for qualified institutional investors.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246372/newstar-closes-usd505m-managed-credit-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:30:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246372 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Milbank appoints private equity partner http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246364/milbank-appoints-private-equity-partner <p><em><strong>Milbank, Tweed, Hadley &amp; McCloy has appointed Michael Bernhardt, a German private equity lawyer, as a partner in the firm&rsquo;s corporate department in Frankfurt.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246364/milbank-appoints-private-equity-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:53:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246364 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Arma Partners advises EQT on sale of Automic to CA Technologies http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246363/arma-partners-advises-eqt-sale-automic-ca-technologies <p><em><strong>Arma Partners has acted as financial adviser to EQT on the sale of its portfolio company, Automic, to CA Technologies at an enterprise valuation of EUR600 million.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246363/arma-partners-advises-eqt-sale-automic-ca-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:50:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246363 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246362/allianzgi-acquire-sound-harbor-partners <p><em><strong>Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is to add Sound Harbor Partners, a US private credit manager led by Michael Zupon and Dean Criares, to its private debt platform.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/02/246362/allianzgi-acquire-sound-harbor-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:47:20 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246362 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Innova Capital sells stake in Wirtualna Polska http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246353/innova-capital-sells-stake-wirtualna-polska <p><em><strong>Central and Eastern Europe private equity fund Innova Capital has sold its 27 per cent stake in Wirtualna Polska Holding for PLN50 per share.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246353/innova-capital-sells-stake-wirtualna-polska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:13:01 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246353 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Watson Wheatley implements iRecs reconciliation at P2P lender Thincats http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246331/watson-wheatley-implements-irecs-reconciliation-p2p-lender-thincats <p><em><strong>Watson Wheatley Financial Systems (WWFS) has implemented the iRecs reconciliation solution at online peer-to-peer SME business loan specialists ThinCats.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246331/watson-wheatley-implements-irecs-reconciliation-p2p-lender-thincats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:05:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246331 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Private equity players making business case for responsible investment http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246328/private-equity-players-making-business-case-responsible-investment <p><em><strong>As sustainability issues force their way higher up the corporate agenda, private equity houses (general partners) are now responding to demand from investors (limited partners) for a bigger focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246328/private-equity-players-making-business-case-responsible-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:57:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246328 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Rothschild Global Advisory expands debt advisory business into North America http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246317/rothschild-global-advisory-expands-debt-advisory-business-north-america <p><em><strong>Rothschild Global Advisory, part of the Rothschild &amp; Co Group, is expanding its debt advisory business by appointing Michael Speller as head of debt advisory, North America.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246317/rothschild-global-advisory-expands-debt-advisory-business-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:52:45 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246317 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246323/citco-launches-enhanced-risk-and-transparency-offering <p><em><strong>Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/12/01/246323/citco-launches-enhanced-risk-and-transparency-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:07:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246323 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk PIP completes first equity investment in Golden Square Energy http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246306/pip-completes-first-equity-investment-golden-square-energy <p><em><strong>Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP), an infrastructure investment manager established by pension schemes for pension schemes, has made the first equity investment from its PiP Multi-Strategy Infrastructure Fund (MSIF).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246306/pip-completes-first-equity-investment-golden-square-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:18:27 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246306 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk L&G backs UK investment platform with Woodford and British Business Bank http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246305/lg-backs-uk-investment-platform-woodford-and-british-business-bank <p><em><strong>Legal &amp; General Capital (LGC), with Woodford Investment Management and the British Business Bank, has invested in Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), a new venture platform funding digital businesses across all stages of the funding cycle.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246305/lg-backs-uk-investment-platform-woodford-and-british-business-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:16:08 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246305 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Irish Funds welcomes proposals to amend loan fund rules http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246289/irish-funds-welcomes-proposals-amend-loan-fund-rules <p><em><strong>Irish Funds, the representative body for the international cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has welcomed the Central Bank of Ireland&rsquo;s announcement on its intention to amend the requirements for Loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs (L-QIAIFs), as set out in the AIF Rulebook.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/11/30/246289/irish-funds-welcomes-proposals-amend-loan-fund-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:39:03 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246289 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk