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O’Melveny Represents Mesmer in USD15m Series A funding round

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 10:08

O’Melveny has represented Mesmer, a Palo Alto, California-based Robotics Process Automation for Development (RPAD) company, in a USD15 million Series A round of funding. »

KP Capital's Autokiniton Global Group to acquire Tower International USD900m deal

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 10:07

KP Capital Partners' portfolio company Autokiniton Global Group (AGG), a North American supplier of metal-formed components and assemblies to the automotive industry, is to acquire Tower International, a manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, tor USD31 per share in cash. »

Arachas makes fourth acquisition since Sovereign investment

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 10:06

Sovereign Capital Partners’ portfolio company Arachas Corporate Brokers (Arachas), an insurance brokerage operating in Ireland, has acquired Murray & Spelman.   »

Hurdle rate remains elusive for VC funds

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 09:11

The latest research from eFront shows that reaching the hurdle rate – traditionally set at 8 per cent – remains a significant challenge for venture capital funds and, to a lesser extent, LBO funds. »

AnaCap achieves over 50 per cent IRR on Ellisphere sale

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 09:09

AnaCap Financial Partners (AnaCap), a specialist European financial services private equity firm and active investor, has sold Ellisphere, a French business intelligence company that specialises in data and analytics, to Andera Partners, Tikehau Capital and Bpifrance.  »

Vista Equity Partners closes Endeavor Fund II at USD85m hard cap

Fri, 12/07/2019 - 10:49

Vista Equity Partners (Vista), an investment firm focused on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses, has completed fundraising for Vista Equity Endeavor Fund II.  »

Hetherley Capital adds three to leadership team

Fri, 12/07/2019 - 10:48

Hetherley Capital Partners (Hetherley) has appointed three Senior Executives to its leadership team as it continues its expansion in the UK hotel real estate sector.  »

Incline Equity Partners closes on USD314.5m for new fund platform

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:08

Sixpoint Partners has announced the successful closing of Incline Elevate Fund with USD314.5 million of total capital commitments. The Fund, which is the fifth investment vehicle and first fund extension vehicle for Incline Equity Partners (Incline), easily surpassed its initial hard cap of USD300 million after only two months of marketing. »

Core Industrial’s portfolio company Protek acquires Cal-X

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:06

Chicago-based private equity firm CORE Industrial Partners’ (CORE) portfolio company Prototek has acquired Cal-X, a provider of precision machining and sheet metal fabrication rapid prototyping services.  »

Signavio raises USD177m led by Apax Digital

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:05

Signavio, a provider of business transformation solutions, has announced a USD177 million investment to fuel continued international expansion and further investment in its world-class software suite.  »


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