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BDCA Venture sells three portfolio companies

BDCA Venture has completed the sale of its entire position in three portfolio companies resulting in total cash proceeds of USD16.7 million and net realised gains of USD6.4 million during the fourth quarter of 2014. »


RLJ Equity Partners acquires MarketCast

RLJ Equity Partners has acquired MarketCast, LLC, a provider of strategic insights and analysis to marketers and researchers in the global entertainment industry.  »

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Phoenix invests to support growth of Just Childcare

Phoenix Equity Partners (Phoenix), the UK mid-market private equity firm, is making an initial investment to support the future development of Just Childcare Limited (Just Childcare). »

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New property development crowdfunding website open for ‘early bird’ registrations

A new online investment platform is accepting registrations from investors seeking a unique opportunity to invest in property developments through the fast-growing medium of crowdfunding. »

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Stricter anti-trust regulations are main hurdle in cross-border M&A, says Paul Hastings report

European companies competing in the global M&A market consider that increasingly tight anti-trust regimes in countries around the world are now the single most important hurdle facing international dealmakers. »

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Howard Kennedy strengthens Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team

Law firm Howard Kennedy has strengthened its Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team with the appointment of financial regulation specialist Daniel Hirschfield.  »

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Pamplona acquires majority stake in Intralign

Pamplona Capital Management’s private equity fund has acquired a majority stake in Intralign Holdings LLC (Intralign).   »

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Solera acquires CAP Automotive

Solar Holdings has acquired CAP Automotive from Montagu Private Equity for a total consideration of GBP288m. Livingstone advised Solera on the acquisition. »

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Bowside Capital closes Bowside Capital Fund III

Bowside Capital has held the final closing of Bowside Capital Fund III, with USD37.25 million in capital commitments. »

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First Names Group expands into Global Structured Finance Services

First Names Group has formed Global Structured Finance Services Unit in the USA. To drive this new corporate service the Group has appointed Orlando Figueroa (pictured) and Mark Ferraris as Managing Directors.  »

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