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Over USD432bn raised for private investment in developing economies between 2006 and Q3 2015

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 09:50

Figures released by EMPEA show that between 2006 and Q3 2015, fund managers raised over USD432 billion via long-term, private direct investment funds, for the emerging markets of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. »

PT Capital holds initial close for Arctic-focused private equity fund

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:31

Pt Capital has held the initial close of its inaugural private equity fund, Pt Arctic Fund I with commitments of over USD125 million. »

New hire to support expansion at Lonsdale Capital Partners

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:30

Lonsdale Capital Partners, a private equity firm focussed on the smaller end of the market, has made its third hire of the year with the appointment of Richard Pindar as an Associate.  »

Excellere Partners hires Michael Geldart as Partner

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:27

Excellere Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm specialising in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalisations and management buyouts, has hired Michael Geldart as Partner. »

Edge Investments raises GBP40m creative industries investment fund

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:26

Edge Investments, a creative industries investor, has raised a new £GBP0m fund, with UK Government support, to invest in high growth companies in the creative industries. »

Cairngorm Capital expands investment team

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:25

Cairngorm Capital has appointed Alex Bayliss and John Naylor-Leyland as Investment Directors, further bolstering the firm’s capacity for new investments. »

Archangels and Scottish Investment Bank support three Scottish businesses with further funding

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:08

Scottish-based business angel syndicate, Archangels, and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) have supported the investment of a further GBP2m in three growing Scottish businesses in the third quarter of 2015. »

The performance of private equity co-investments

The performance of private equity co-investments

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 14:51

Why are co-investments becoming so prominent in the world of private equity? The performance of co-investments is analysed in this extract from the recently released Preqin Special Report: Private Equity Co-Investment Outlook, which draws upon a survey of 320 active GPs and 222 active LPs. »

Harvest Partners completes sale of AxelaCare Health Solutions

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:24

New York-based private equity firm Harvest Partners has completed the sale of AxelaCare Health Solutions to OptumRx, the pharmacy care services business of Optum. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

Audax Group closes fifth private equity fund with USD2.25bn of commitments

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:18

Audax Group has held the final close of Audax Private Equity Fund V at its hard cap of USD2.25 billion of aggregate committed capital from a select group of institutional and high-net worth limited partners. »


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