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Keensight Capital receives AIFM authorisation

European growth private equity specialist Keensight Capital has received Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) authorisation from the French market regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). »


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PointGuard Ventures leads USD13m financing round for Movius

PointGuard Ventures has led a USD13 million financing round for Movius Interactive Corporation, an Atlanta-based specialist in mobile identities and converged messaging solutions. »


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Actis sells nine per cent stake in Alexander Forbes

Private equity investor Actis has substantially exited from Alexander Forbes Group by selling a nine per cent stake in an oversubscribed offer through the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). »


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Zeus Capital advises Epwin on AIM admission

Zeus Capital has advised Epwin Group, a manufacturer of low maintenance building products, on its admission to AIM as nominated adviser and sole broker, including the GBP94 million institutional fundraise. »


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Altium advises on the buyout of ADA Cosmetics backed by ARDIAN

Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to The Carlyle Group and the management team on the sale of ADA Cosmetics to private equity investor ARDIAN. »


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US private equity professional association launches

The Private Equity Principal Group (PEPG), a professional association designed for individuals at the principal and vice president levels within private equity firms, has launched in the US. »


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Equiteq advises on ACE sale to AECOM

Equiteq has advised ACE International Consultants on its sale to AECOM Technology Corporation. »


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DMH International completes merger with Virtual Physicians Network

DMH International (DMHI) has completed its merger with Virtual Physicians Network. »


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Surge in Jersey private placement registrations as AIFMD transitional period comes to an end

The number of funds notifying the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) of their intention to privately place into Europe under AIFMD rules has broken through the 150 mark. »


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AnaCap completes acquisition of Brightside Group

European financial services private equity firm AnaCap has completed the acquisition of Brightside Group, a UK insurance broker. »


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