Private Equity Wire - Daily News en Northleaf to acquire stake in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:34:45 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246400 at Gattai Minoli Agostinelli advises Francesco Trapani on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:12:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246381 at Rockbridge Growth Equity sells Purchasing Power to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:09:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246380 at Maven exits investment in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:07:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246379 at EQT VII to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:05:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246378 at FS Investments’ BDC closes on USD1bn of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:37:38 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246376 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:35:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246375 at Alpine Investors V SBIC invests in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:34:23 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246374 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:30:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246372 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:53:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246364 at Arma Partners advises EQT on sale of Automic to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:50:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246363 at AllianzGI to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:47:20 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246362 at Innova Capital sells stake in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:13:01 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246353 at Watson Wheatley implements iRecs reconciliation at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:05:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246331 at Private equity players making business case for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:57:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246328 at Rothschild Global Advisory expands debt advisory business into 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:52:45 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246317 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:07:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246323 at PIP completes first equity investment in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:18:27 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246306 at L&G backs UK investment platform with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:16:08 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246305 at Irish Funds welcomes proposals to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:39:03 +0000 Emily.Perryman 246289 at