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Elian Fund Services appoints two specialist associate directors

Elian Fund Services has appointed two associate directors, Jane Stammers and Alex Di Santo, to its real estate and private equity teams in Jersey. »


Union Jack Pound

easyProperty smashes funding target by 30 per cent

easyProperty, the online estate agent from easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and property entrepreneur Rob Ellice, has smashed its overall fundraising target by 30 per cent, raising GBP9.75m through a mix of crowdfunding and private investment. »


Broadband

White & Case advises GSO Capital Partners on XLN Telecom MBO

Global law firm White & Case has advised GSO Capital Partners on its GBP115 million debt-and-equity financing of the management buyout of XLN Telecom from ECI Partners. »


Handshake and money

Sequoia leads USD8m investment in Zoomcar

Indian car rental company Zoomcar has secured an investment from private equity firm Sequoia Capital.  »


Computer screen

Permira Funds to acquire Metalogix

A company owned by the private equity firm Permira is to acquire Metalogix, a provider of management tools for mission-critical collaboration platforms, including Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and Office 365. »


Germany flag

Alter Domus opens office in Düsseldorf, Germany

Alter Domus, a provider of fund and corporate services to international private equity and infrastructure houses, real estate firms, multinationals, private clients and private debt managers, has opened an office in Düsseldorf, Germany. »


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Zeus advises on USD130m deal for Brabant Pharma

Drug development firm Brabant Pharma has been sold to US-based pharmaceutical company Zogenix, in a deal where the main selling shareholders were advised by Zeus Capital. »


School

Piper sells exam revision business to MPW

Consumer brands specialist investor Piper has sold Justin Craig Education, a UK exam revision business, to independent college brand MPW. »


Aluminium

Advent International completes acquisition of Corialis

Private equity firm Advent International has completed the acquisition of Corialis (Core Innovative Aluminium Integrated Solutions) from Sagard and Ergon, alongside the management team led by CEO Johan Verstrepen. »


Handshake and money

Blackstone acquires Philadelphia Financial Group from Tiptree Financial

Tiptree Financial is to sell its subsidiary Philadelphia Financial Group to funds managed by the tactical opportunities group of The Blackstone Group for approximately USD155 million in cash plus additional consideration of approximately USD10 million to be paid over two years. »


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