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Pamlico Capital to sell Wilcon

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 08:57

Middle market private equity firm Pamlico Capital is to sell Wilcon Holdings to Crown Castle International for USD600 million (subject to limited adjustments). »

Ametek to acquire Mocon

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 08:55

Ametek is to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Mocon at a price of USD30 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 39 per cent to Mocon’s closing share price on 13 April 2017. »


How and why private equity firms are transforming the back office

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 08:45

For private equity fund managers, the daily task list is growing in both its length and its complexity – and in many cases, these tasks fall outside the scope of a manager’s expertise or general interest. Technology, for example, is not a hidden skill most fund managers or C-level execs can tout. And as IT evolves and its complexity grows, many private equity firms are looking for opportunities to evolve the back office and leverage outsourced support – freeing up managers to spend more time on what they do best – raising and investing in successful funds. »

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Hillhouse Capital to acquire Dental Digital Business from Carestream

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:59

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and CareCapital Advisors Limited, a specialist investment platform focused on dental and consumer health in Asia and part of Hillhouse Capital Management, are to acquire Carestream’s dental digital business (Carestream Dental).  »

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Rocaton partners with SAF Platform to provide alt investment research

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:52

Rocaton Investment Advisors has formed a partnership with SAF Platform, a New York City based financial technology firm to offer offer private capital and hedge fund research to institutional investors. »

Russian and Chinese entrepreneurs optimistic about prospects for cooperation, says survey

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:29

Russian companies consider China to be an attractive market for their business, according to a joint survey by EY and the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF), which was established by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and China Investment Corporation (CIC). »

NorthEdge achieves 2.5x return on Fine Industries sale

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:26

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of its chemicals manufacturer Fine Industries to Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology. »

Livingbridge appoints sales director to equity funds business

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:23

Livingbridge, the mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Adam Hughes as sales director of its public market equity funds business, which manages the Wood Street Microcap Investment Fund, to support further growth plans. »

IGF reports GBP47.3m funds out in first year since MBO

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:20

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a commercial finance provider for SMEs, has reported a 273 per cent increase in funds out since its management buy in/buy out in March 2016, with a total of GBP47.3 million delivered to businesses across the UK. »

HowNow secures GBP1.2m investment

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:19

Global digital learning platform HowNow, which lets users learn anything from anywhere in the world over live interactive video, has secured GBP1.2 million in investment from a number of private investors and investment fund Fuel.Ventures. »


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