Philippe Crochet

Philippe Crochet promoted to partner of Keensight Capital

European growth private equity firm Keensight Capital has promoted Philippe Crochet to the position of partner. »

Sold sign

KRG Capital Partners completes sale of Focus to WSP Global

Denver-based private equity firm KRG Capital Partners has completed the sale of Focus Group to WSP Global. »


Liquid PE continues to outperform major market indices, says Red Rocks GLPE index

The Red Rocks Capital Global Listed Private Equity Index (GLPE) returned 30.02 per cent per year, versus 21.14 per cent per year for the S&P 500 for the five years ending 31 March 2014. »

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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. »


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. »


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. »


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.   »

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