Wind farm

EFG Hermes acquires 49 per cent of French wind energy company in USD208m LBO

EFG Hermes’ private equity arm has signed a USD208 million transaction to acquire a 49 per cent equity shareholding and outstanding shareholders loans in EDPR France. »


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Ashurst advises Inflexion on double fund raising

Ashurst has advised Inflexion Private Equity on the simultaneous first and final closings of two new private equity funds. »


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Nomura adds two to prime finance business

Nomura has made two new hires into its prime finance business, which encompasses equity financing, prime services and Delta 1. »


Cells

Waypoint Capital and Montagu PE agree Euromedic sale

Montagu Private Equity is to sell its entire holding in Euromedic International to Waypoint. »


Clouds

Abacus Group launches client portal to enhance visibility into private cloud environments

Abacus Group has launched the Abacus Client Portal to give its hedge fund and private equity fund clients greater control and transparency into AbacusFLEX services. »


Robotics

OurCrowd portfolio company ReWalk launches IPO on Nasdaq

Crowdfunding platform OurCrowd’s portfolio company ReWalk Robotics has completed its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq. »


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Optimism in European M&A activity continues to grow, says CMS report

Europe’s executives are more bullish about the European mergers and acquisitions (M&A) outlook than they were a year ago, according to research by law firm CMS and Mergermarket. »


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Dunedin hires two

Dunedin, the UK mid-market private equity house, has appointed Lorna Eltringham as investor relations manager and Jessica Hardy as an analyst.  »


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Big hopes for Small Business bill, say SMEs

Some 80 per cent of SMEs believe that the government’s new Small Business bill will provide them with greater access to funding, according to research from private equity firm Key Capital Partners. »


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ACG Capital adds three to fund of funds team

ACG Capital has added three investment professionals to its fund of funds team. »


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