Monday, May 20, 2019

Deal news

PAI Partners enters talks to sell B&B Hotels to Goldman Sachs

European private equity house PAI Partners has entered into exclusive talks to sell budget hotel chain B&B Hotels to Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.

People news

SK follows strong capital raising performance by hiring new IR and...

Materials, chemicals and pharma-focused SK Capital Partners has brought in Ben Dillon as a managing director focused on fundraising and IR, three months after closing a $2.1bn fund.

Features

Ilmarinen: Private equity is always ‘50 shades of grey’

European pension investment major Ilmarinen has been steadily growing its allocation to private equity over last 20 years – and has seen the market grow to an immense scale and become increasingly fragmented in that time.

LP News

GIC buys stake in WaterBridge Resources from Five Point Energy at...

Singapore sovereign fund GIC has picked up a minority stake in WaterBridge Resources from private equity house Five Point Energy in a deal valuing the oilfield water services business at about $2.8bn.

Knowledge Bank

PE industry puts bad January to bed with third powerful month...

Private equity houses around the world have maintained the industry's strong dealmaking performance in the first few months of 2019, putting to bed the poor January numbers that kicked off the year.

Popular Articles

Australia’s EMR Capital sets sights on $1.3bn third fundraise

Specialist resources private equity firm EMR Capital is looking amass $1.3bn for its third private equity fund.

Sorenson’s Catalyst aims for $150m fund for projects in low-income communities

US-based private equity firm Catalyst is looking to raise $150m for a new real estate fund, aiming to take advantage of tax incentives for investing in underserved communities.

Former 500 Startups partners to help Hustle Fund II gather $50m

Californian VC Hustle Fund is looking raise up to $50m for its sophomore venture fundraise, just eight months after the final close of its maiden vehicle.

PAI Partners enters talks to sell B&B Hotels to Goldman Sachs

European private equity house PAI Partners has entered into exclusive talks to sell budget hotel chain B&B Hotels to Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.

New Mountain Capital-backed Avantor raises $3.8bn in IPO

New Mountain Capital’s long-held portfolio company Avantor has raised $3.8bn in its initial public offering after almost a decade of private ownership.

Lovell Minnick to sell JS Held to fellow PE house Kelso & Co

Financial services investor Lovell Minnick Partners has agreed to sell construction industry and insurance claim management business JS Held to fellow private equity firm Kelso & Co.

SK follows strong capital raising performance by hiring new IR and fundraising MD

Materials, chemicals and pharma-focused SK Capital Partners has brought in Ben Dillon as a managing director focused on fundraising and IR, three months after closing a $2.1bn fund.

Bowmark bags ‘strong return’ selling Aston Lark sale to Goldman Sachs PE arm

Mid-market UK buyout house Bowmark Capital has agreed to sell insurance broker Aston Lark to the private equity division of Goldman Sachs.

GIC buys stake in WaterBridge Resources from Five Point Energy at $2.8bn valuation

Singapore sovereign fund GIC has picked up a minority stake in WaterBridge Resources from private equity house Five Point Energy in a deal valuing the oilfield water services business at about $2.8bn.

Mortgage loan exchange MAXEX picks up AGNC Ventures support through Series B round

Residential mortgage loan exchange MAXEX has picked up a Series B round of funding led by AGNC Ventures to bring its total financing to more than $90m.

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