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Bedell Trust authorised to provide depositary services from London and Jersey

Bedell Trust has received regulatory approval and a variation of permission from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide depositary services to UK alternative investment funds (AIFs) as well as "depositary-lite" services to non-EEA AIFs from its London office. »

New York

Equiteq bolsters global M&A service with US appointment

David Jorgenson has joined consulting firm mergers and acquisitions (M&A) specialist Equiteq as its global head of M&A, based in its New York office. »

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Bridges Ventures-backed Alina Homecare completes second acquisition

Bridges Ventures’ portfolio company Alina Homecare has acquired a homecare provider in the Midlands. »

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Palamon to acquire controlling stake in Simplify legal group

Palamon Capital Partners is to acquire a majority interest The Simplify Group, which comprises conveyancing specialists Move with Us and DC Law and probate specialist the Chorus Law.  »

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Clairvest closes fifth PE fund at USD600m

Clairvest Group has held a final closing for Clairvest Equity Partners V and its parallel partnerships (CEP V). »


Thoma Bravo completes acquisition of Sparta Systems

Thoma Bravo has completed its acquisition of Sparta Systems, a provider of enterprise quality management solutions, from current investors Summit Partners and Altaris Capital Partners. »

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LDC exits Penn Pharmaceuticals in GBP127million sale to Packaging Coordinators

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has exchanged contracts to sell its stake in pharmaceutical manufacturer Penn Pharmaceuticals in a GBP127million transaction with Packaging Coordinators. »

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Next Wave and Pricoa invest in Fox International

The management of fishing tackle company Fox International has secured a significant investment in the company led by Next Wave Partners and supported by Pricoa Capital Group. »


Imperial Capital and OPTrust invest in Dental Corp

Imperial Capital Group of Toronto, together with its partner OPTrust Private Markets Group, has completed a CAD121 million investment in Dental Corporation of Canada. »

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Guernsey Finance chief quits to head up CISE

Fiona Le Poidevin has resigned as chief executive of Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally, to head up the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE). »

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