Private Equity Wire - Daily News http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/ en Hamilton Lane makes senior promotions in London http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239100/hamilton-lane-makes-senior-promotions-london <p><strong><em>Hamilton Lane, a global private markets asset management firm, has promoted Vesna Sipp and Richard Hope to Managing Director.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239100/hamilton-lane-makes-senior-promotions-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 03 May 2016 16:04:31 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239100 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Weil advises on one of the largest Italian deals of 2016 http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239099/weil-advises-one-largest-italian-deals-2016 <p><strong><em>Weil, Gotshal &amp; Manges (Weil) is advising Bain Capital and Advent International on the EUR1.1 billion acquisition by Mercury UK Holdco Limited, the current majority shareholder of Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane&rsquo;s (ICBPI), of Setefi Services (Setefi Processing) and Intesa Sanpaolo Card (ISP Card) from Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239099/weil-advises-one-largest-italian-deals-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Tue, 03 May 2016 16:03:21 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239099 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Thoma Bravo completes sale of InfoVista to Apax Partners http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239098/thoma-bravo-completes-sale-infovista-apax-partners <p><strong><em>Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo has completed its sale of InfoVista, a specialist in service performance assurance solutions for IP-based network and application services, to Apax Partners. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239098/thoma-bravo-completes-sale-infovista-apax-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lettings & Sales Tue, 03 May 2016 16:01:36 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239098 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Monroe Capital provides financing to Solterra Recycling Solutions http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239097/monroe-capital-provides-financing-solterra-recycling-solutions <p><strong><em>Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior secured credit facility to support the refinancing of Solterra Recycling Solutions (Solterra), a portfolio company of Roark Capital.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239097/monroe-capital-provides-financing-solterra-recycling-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Tue, 03 May 2016 16:00:32 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239097 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Regev Group joins DFPG Investments http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239078/regev-group-joins-dfpg-investments <p><strong><em>Nir Regev&rsquo;s Regev Group, which is based in Missouri, has joined DFPG Investments, a national independent broker-dealer and RIA.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239078/regev-group-joins-dfpg-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 03 May 2016 09:07:01 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239078 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Private equity funds managed by Baird Capital invest in bfinance http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239068/private-equity-funds-managed-baird-capital-invest-bfinance <p><strong><em>Private equity funds managed by Baird Capital have invested in investment consultancy bfinance. &nbsp;Current CEO David Vafai (pictured) will continue to lead bfinance. He will be joined on the board by Andrew Ferguson, managing director at Baird Capital, and CFO Mark Brownlie, as directors.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239068/private-equity-funds-managed-baird-capital-invest-bfinance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 03 May 2016 08:53:04 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239068 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Joanna Hislop named an independent administrator at CDC International Capital http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239067/joanna-hislop-named-independent-administrator-cdc-investment-capital <p><strong><em>CDC International Capital has named Joanna Hislop as an independent administrator and member of the company&rsquo;s investment committee.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239067/joanna-hislop-named-independent-administrator-cdc-investment-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 03 May 2016 08:51:22 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239067 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Antares Capital supports ABRY Partners’ acquisition of SambaSafety http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239066/antares-capital-supports-abry-partners%E2%80%99-acquisition-sambasafety <p><strong><em>Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent, lead arranger and bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of SambaSafety by ABRY Partners.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239066/antares-capital-supports-abry-partners%E2%80%99-acquisition-sambasafety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Tue, 03 May 2016 08:50:05 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239066 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk WorldQuant Ventures Invests in Certrax http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239065/worldquant-ventures-invests-certrax <p><strong><em>WorldQuant Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on disruptive companies in technology, with a particular focus on data and finance, has invested in Certrax Risk Compliance Solutions, Inc.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239065/worldquant-ventures-invests-certrax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 03 May 2016 08:49:09 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239065 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Thoma Bravo completes sale of InfoVista to Apax Partners http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239064/thoma-bravo-completes-sale-infovista-apax-partners <p><strong><em>Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has completed its sale of InfoVista, a specialist in service performance assurance solutions for IP-based network and application services, to Apax Partners. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239064/thoma-bravo-completes-sale-infovista-apax-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lettings & Sales Tue, 03 May 2016 08:48:09 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239064 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Noerr advises Payleven on SumUp merger http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239061/noerr-advises-payleven-sumup-merger <p><em><strong>Noerr has advised Payleven Holding on the merger of the Payleven group with the SumUp group, both mobile payment providers.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239061/noerr-advises-payleven-sumup-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers Tue, 03 May 2016 08:47:05 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239061 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Mayfield raises USD525m across two new funds http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239049/mayfield-raises-usd525m-across-two-new-funds <p><strong><em>Venture capital firm Mayfield has raised USD525 million from its limited partners across two new funds &ndash; Mayfield XV a USD400 million fund that will continue the firm&#39;s focus on early-stage investing, and Mayfield Select a USD125 million fund that will target later-stage investments.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/05/03/239049/mayfield-raises-usd525m-across-two-new-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Tue, 03 May 2016 08:29:21 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239049 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Arsenal Capital unit buys specialty-chemicals firm Sasco http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239039/arsenal-capital-unit-buys-specialty-chemicals-firm-sasco <p><strong><em>Arsenal Capital Partners&rsquo; specialty polymers and additives platform, Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), has acquired Sasco Chemical Group (Sasco Chemical), a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the rubber, wood, consumer and medical industries.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239039/arsenal-capital-unit-buys-specialty-chemicals-firm-sasco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lettings & Sales Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:11:12 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239039 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Silverfleet Capital sells meat product casings manufacturer Kalle to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239038/silverfleet-capital-sells-meat-product-casings-manufacturer-kalle-clayton-dubilier <p><em><strong>Silverfleet Capital, the European private equity firm specialising in mid-market buyouts, has agreed to sell the Kalle Group to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier &amp; Rice (CD&amp;R). The deal is still subject to anti-trust clearance.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239038/silverfleet-capital-sells-meat-product-casings-manufacturer-kalle-clayton-dubilier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:10:12 +0000 mkitchen 239038 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Arle Capital Partners completes the Initial Public Offering of Technogym http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239037/arle-capital-partners-completes-initial-public-offering-technogym <p><strong><em>The Initial Public Offering (&ldquo;IPO&rdquo;) of ordinary shares of Technogym, a world leading supplier of technology and design-driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry, yesterday completed &nbsp;for a listing on the Mercato Telematico Azionario (MTA), organised and managed by the Borsa Italiana SpA.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239037/arle-capital-partners-completes-initial-public-offering-technogym" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:10:06 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239037 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Platinum Equity to sell Mactac European business to Avery Dennison http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239036/platinum-equity-sell-mactac-european-business-avery-dennison <p><strong><em>Avery Dennison is to acquire the European business of Mactac from Platinum Equity, a California-based private equity firm, for the purchase price of EUR200 million including assumed debt.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239036/platinum-equity-sell-mactac-european-business-avery-dennison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lettings & Sales Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:09:08 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239036 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Social Impact Ventures secures additional EUR19m close for first fund focused on social entrepreneurs http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239035/social-impact-ventures-secures-additional-eur19m-close-first-fund-focused-social-e <p><em><strong>Social Impact Ventures NL (Social IV), the management company for Social Impact Venture Fund I (Fund I), has successfully closed on EUR19 million in new commitments&nbsp; from the European Investment Fund and non-institutional investors.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239035/social-impact-ventures-secures-additional-eur19m-close-first-fund-focused-social-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Private Equity Launches & Fundraising Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:08:45 +0000 mkitchen 239035 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Lion Capital to acquire minority interest in Authentic Brands Group http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239034/lion-capital-acquire-minority-interest-authentic-brands-group <p><strong><em>Lion Capital, a consumer-focused investment firm known for their international expertise with brands including AllSaints, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos and Alex and Ani, is to acquire a minority interest in Authentic Brands Group (ABG). &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239034/lion-capital-acquire-minority-interest-authentic-brands-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:08:16 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239034 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Inverness Graham acquires Kalkomey Enterprises & Outdoor Roadmap http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239031/inverness-graham-acquires-kalkomey-enterprises-outdoor-roadmap <p><strong><em>Private investment firm Inverness Graham has acquired Kalkomey Enterprises, as well as its first add-on, Outdoor Roadmap. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239031/inverness-graham-acquires-kalkomey-enterprises-outdoor-roadmap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:04:38 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239031 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk Abbott to acquire St Jude Medical http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239029/abbott-acquire-st-jude-medical <p><strong><em>Abbott is to acquire St Jude Medical, creating a medical device specialist with top positions in high-growth cardiovascular markets, including atrial fibrillation, structural heart and heart failure as well as a leading position in the high-growth neuromodulation market.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk/2016/04/29/239029/abbott-acquire-st-jude-medical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:03:47 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239029 at http://www.privateequitywire.co.uk