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Amit Srivastava joins Cycle Capital as Senior Partner

Amit Srivastava has joined Cycle Capital Management (Cycle Capital) as Senior Partner »


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Octopus Investments merges Titan VCTs

Octopus Investments has completed the merger of the five Octopus Titan Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs). The merged Octopus Titan VCT will target an annual regular dividend of 4p per share initially. »


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Aldermore remains top three lender to SMEs in FLS

Figures released by the Bank of England have placed Aldermore third in a list of participants in the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS). »


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Canadian PE market on track for biggest year since 2007

Canada's private capital industry is poised to have its best year for deal activity in buyout and related private equity (PE) markets since 2007.  »


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Graphite Capital backs MBO of specialist recruitment business HCIG

Mid-market private equity firm Graphite Capital has backed the management buy-out of recruitment company Human Capital Investment Group (HCIG). »


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Idinvest Partners and Kurma Partners sell Prosensa to BioMarin for up to USD840m

BioMarin and Prosensa have reached an agreement whereby BioMarin will offer to purchase all of Prosensa’s outstanding ordinary shares, at USD17.75 per share, for a total consideration of approximately USD680 million.  »


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Over 1,000 investors have joined the PrivateEquity.biz web trading platform

 PrivatEquity.biz, Israel’s first secondary market trading arena, reports that over 1,000 investors have joined its platform since its launch. »


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Keiretsu Forum launches Keiretsu Ventures

Keiretsu Forum has launched Keiretsu Ventures, a premier business accelerator designed to radically accelerate the path to market and liquidity of participating companies. »


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Krones AG strengthens digital direct printing portfolio with advice from CMS

Krones AG has acquired a majority stake in Till GmbH to strengthen its technology portfolio.  »


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Business Collaborator sells division to private equity and management

Advisory firm Clearwater International has advised Business Collaborator on its sale to private equity house YFM Equity Partners and the Management Team, led by Chairman Richard Beaton and CEO Sanjeev Shah. »


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