Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Co-investments lead Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation direct to returns

Resource constraints haven’t stopped one of the first sovereign wealth funds from in cashing on direct investments and co-investments, proving the strategies are not just a bolt-on for fund investments.

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Lovell Minnick picks software specialist Inside Real Estate as latest investment

Financial services-focused Lovell Minnick Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in real estate SaaS platform Inside Real Estate.

Powerful summer of private equity continues as July deal numbers rise

The global private equity market saw a strong summer of dealmaking this year, with the number of deals continuing to rise in July despite a dip in overall value.

Uncork Capital said to raise $200m for double fund close

Seed-stage VC Uncork Capital has reportedly pulled in $100m each for its sixth flagship fund and a related opportunity vehicle.

AMS’ Osram takeover bid to rival PE offers

Sensor manufacturer AMS has submitted its takeover bid to buy German Lighting business Osram, potentially setting it up for a bidding war with private equity buyers.

DWHP follows $610m Fund V close with raft of promotions

North American buyout house DW Healthcare Partners has announced a series of promotions a month after closing its latest buyout vehicle.

East Ventures destroys target for sixth fund with $75m final close

A heavily oversubscribed fundraise has seen Southeast Asian venture capital firm East Ventures reach more than double its initial target for the final close of its sixth fund.

Pamplona sells cybersecurity business Cofense to BlackRock PE arm in wake of US national...

A Russia-linked private equity backer of US cybersecurity company Cofense has sold its stake to BlackRock Private Equity Partners following a year-long probe into the business by national security regulators.

Sheridan Capital eyes “highly fragmented” US oral surgery market with latest deal

Healthcare-focused private equity firm Sheridan Capital Partners is looking to exploit the "highly fragmented" US oral surgery market through its latest investment.

Apollo revealed to be circling TV network business Tegna

Apollo Global Management has been quietly looking into buying television network business, Tegna Inc, after sending letters of interest earlier in the year.

Microsoft co-founder Allen’s investing firm eyes $100m SE Asia investment from new Singapore office

The multibillion-dollar investment firm of late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is targeting $100m of venture capital investment in Southeast Asia after launching its first international office in Singapore.

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