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Pomona Capital closes eighth secondary fund at USD1.75bn hard cap

Private equity firm Pomona Capital has held the final close of its eighth secondaries fund, Pomona Capital VIII, with commitments of USD1.75 billion. »


Phones

LDC backs multi-million pound management buyout of Connect Communications

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has completed an investment to support the multi-million pound management buy-out of Connect Communications, a provider of telephone systems and unified communications channels to businesses across the UK, mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. »


School

Castle Harlan acquires Gold Star Foods

Middle market private equity firm Castle Harlan has acquired Gold Star Foods, a nutritional food distributor to K-12 schools in California, Arizona and Nevada. »


Wind farm

Impax finances Joukhaisselkä project and acquires Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää project in Finland

Impax has closed the project financing of the Joukhaisselkä wind park in Northern Finland with Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) and has completed the acquisition of the Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää wind park from Fortum and Metsähallitus. »


Numbers and magnifying glass

Blackstone and Goldman Sachs merchant banking division to acquire Ipreo from KKR

Ipreo Holdings is to be acquired by private equity funds managed by Blackstone and the Goldman Sachs merchant banking division. »


Fund administration

Augentius Singapore to administer USD1bn L Capital fund

Augentius Singapore has been appointed to administer the L Capital Asia Fund 2, which has commitments of USD1bn. »


Calculator

High Street Capital exits BeneSys

High Street Capital has sold its investment in BeneSys, a benefits payments processing services company, to The Riverside Company, a private equity firm.   »


Dollars

HarbourVest closes direct co-investment fund above target at USD1bn

HarbourVest Partners has held the final close of HarbourVest Partners 2013 Direct Fund LP, a global direct co-investment fund, at USD1.0bn, above its USD750m target.  »


British pounds

LDC backs GBP30m acquisition of Prism UK Medical

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has completed a significant investment to support the GBP30m acquisition of Prism UK Medical Limited form Toronto-based TSX Venture Exchange-listed Prism Medical Ltd. »


Australia

Expanded Australian investor visa would open new opportunities for business

A more expansive Significant Investor visa programme would help innovative Australian businesses benefit from venture capital funding to fuel future economic growth. »


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