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Philip Borden, a general partner at Riverside Partners

Riverside Partners invests in Dominion Diagnostics

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 16:00

Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, has made a majority equity investment in Dominion Diagnostics, a laboratory services company focused on quantitative testing to support patient medication monitoring. »

Booties

MMC Ventures invests GBP1.5m in online children’s wear retailer

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 14:30

MMC Ventures, the growth company investor, has invested GBP1.5m in AlexandAlexa, an online retailer for luxury children’s wear. »

Dustpan and broom

Centre Partners realises investment in Quickie Manufacturing

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 12:20

Centre Partners Management, a middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, has sold Quickie Manufacturing to Jarden, a provider of niche consumer products.  »

Chip Hazard, a general partner at Flybridge Capital Partners

Nasuni secures USD15m in series B funding led by Flybridge

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 10:36

Nasuni, maker of a cloud gateway for the storage industry, has closed USD15m in series B funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners. »

Oil rig

First Reserve sells equity interest in Bahamas Oil Refining Company

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 06:10

Investment firm First Reserve has sold its 80 per cent equity interest in the Bahamas Oil Refining Company oil storage terminal to Buckeye Partners for USD1.36bn. »

Gas cylinder

F2i and Axa Private Equity acquire Italian gas distributer E.ON Rete

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 16:05

Italian fund management company F2i and Axa Private Equity have agreed to acquire 100 per cent of the capital of E.ON Rete, a fully-owned company of E.ON Italia. »

Salt

LDC exits British Salt in GBP93m sale to Brunner Mond

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 15:00

LDC, a UK mid-market private equity firm, has fully exited its investment in Cheshire Salt Holdings, the parent company of Middlewich-based British Salt, in a sale to Brunner Mond.  »

Simon Sale, partner, Dundas & Wilson

Dundas & Wilson advises management in family business buyout

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 14:35

Law firm Dundas & Wilson has advised the new management team in the private equity-backed buyout of Chemigraphic, one of the largest independent full service electronic manufacturing services providers in the UK. »

People shaking hands

Richard Burrell appointed chairman of FirstCare

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 12:12

Private equity-backed absence management company FirstCare has appointed Richard Burrell, one of the health sector’s leading investors, as non-executive chairman. »

Spine

Foundation Venture Capital Group invests in spinal cord injuries specialist

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 11:11

Foundation Venture Capital Group has made an investment in Celvive, a start-up company working to develop technology that would treat patients with chronic spinal cord injuries with their own adult stem cells. »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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