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MMC Ventures leads USD5.5m investment in Somo

Independent mobile solutions company Somo has received USD5.5m follow-on funding from MMC Ventures – including the MMC London Fund – and other private investors. »

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Orangefield approved as depositary by AFM in the Netherlands

Geneba Properties has obtained an AIFMD licence in the Netherlands whereby Orangefield will act as a depositary. »

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X2 Resources secures up to USD3.75bn of committed and conditional equity capital

X2 Resources has secured USD2.50bn of committed equity capital funding and up to a further USD1.25bn of conditional equity capital funding from a group of five investors. »


Marlin raises USD400m fund targeting lower middle market opportunities

Marlin Equity Partners has held the first and final closing of Marlin Heritage with USD400m of limited partner capital commitments.  »

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The dawn of a new era for the Irish funds industry

By Brian Kelliher & David Lawless, Dillon Eustace – Since the establishment of the International Financial Services Centre in Ireland in 1988, Ireland has become a domicile of choice for asset managers seeking to establish regulated funds for distribution worldwide. »


Activa Capital promotes Rouland to partner

Paris-based private equity firm Activa Capital has promoted Sophie Rouland to partner. »

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Schroder UK Property Fund completes GBP34.10m Steel Park acquisition

Schroder UK Property Fund has acquired Tata Steel’s UK distribution hub, The Steel Park, Wednesfield in Wolverhampton from Threadneedle Property Investments Management for GBP34.10m. »


HIG Capital invests in Brazil’s Office Total

HIG Capital’s Brazilian affiliate has made a significant investment in Office Total, a Brazilian managed print services (MPS) provider. »


Enstar Group and Stone Point Capital complete Torus Insurance acquisition

Enstar Group and Stone Point Capital have completed the acquisition of Torus Insurance, an A-rated global specialty insurer with six wholly owned insurance vehicles. »

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Cinven completes acquisition of Heidelberger Leben

Cinven has completed its acquisition of German life insurer Heidelberger Leben for a total consideration of EUR300m.  »

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