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PAI Partners to acquire Euro Media Group

PAI Partners, a European private equity firm headquartered in Paris, has made a binding offer to purchase Euro Media Group (EMG), a provider of audiovisual facilities and services. »


Africa

Actis to invest in Africa’s largest independent credit bureau

Actis, the pan-emerging markets investor, has established Credit Services Holdings (CSH), a buy-and-build credit services business. »


Investments

Fund managers demonstrate confidence by making greater fund contributions

Fund managers believe that they must demonstrate personal confidence in their ability to perform by making greater dollar contributions to their own funds, a report suggests. »


Green light

Mansa Capital receives Green Light from Small Business Administration

Mansa Capital Management, a private equity firm focused on the USD2.5 trillion US healthcare market, has received a Green Light letter from the US Small Business Administration (SBA) to continue its application process to operate a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC). »


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ClearVue leads financing for China-based Akasakatei

Akasakatei, a China-based teppanyaki, BBQ and Japanese-cuisine restaurant, has completed a round of financing, raising USD10 million led by ClearVue Partners, a private equity fund targeting fast growing consumer companies in the Greater China region. »


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Industry welcomes European Parliament’s vote on long-term investment funds

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) have welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of its report on European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) on 17 April. »


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Kirkland & Ellis advises HKW on closing of latest fund

Kirkland & Ellis has represented Indianapolis-based private equity firm Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company (HKW) on the final closing on limited partner commitments of HKW Capital Partners IV (Fund IV). »


Dollars

Ardian raises USD10bn in fund of funds

Private investment company Ardian’s latest cycle of fundraising has attracted USD10 billion from investors worldwide. »


iPhone

Harris Williams & Co advises Upstream investment from Actis Capital

Harris Williams & Co has advised Upstream Telecommunications and Software Systems on a significant investment by Actis Capital. »


Hard hat

Bain Capital invests in Viewpoint Construction Software

Alternative investment firm Bain Capital has made a major growth equity investment in Viewpoint Construction Software. »


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