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17 Apr 2014

EnCap Flatrock hits $2bn mark for latets Midstream fundp

oil-refinery6_sq Energy-focused private equity firm EnCap Flatrock is currently in the market for its third Midstream, which has already exceeded the size of its previous vehicle, AltAssets has learned.

17 Apr 2014

Abraaj sweet enough on Moroccan chocolate maker Kool Food to buy business

news_barofchocolate_lrg Global emerging markets investment giant The Abraaj Group has bought Moroccan chocolate confectionary maker Kool Food.

17 Apr 2014

Warburg drives off buyout competitors to seal $1bn-plus Electronic Funds Source dealp

news_motorway_lrg US private equity firm Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy transportation services payments company Electronic Funds Source in a deal thought to be worth more than $1bn.

17 Apr 2014

ICT continues to dominate Canadian investment landscape, but other sectors show strong growthp

canada_170sq There are good opportunities in Canada beyond the information, communications and technology sector, according to CEO of CVCA Mike Woollatt.

17 Apr 2014

LPs drawn to opportunistic real estate funds as prime asset prices risep

real estate_lrg Opportunistic private equity real estate funds are continuing to draw interest from LPs amid concerns over pricing for prime real estate assets, new research shows.

17 Apr 2014

Garrison secures more than $50m for latest private equity fundp

new york 7_sq New York-based investment firm Garrison Investment Group is seeking $500m for its latest private equity fund, AltAssets has learned.

17 Apr 2014

Temasek values internet of things platform Jasper at $1bn with new investment

cloud Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek has backed cloud-based internet of things platform Jasper with $50m, valuing the company at about $1bn.

17 Apr 2014

Abbott Capital cuts target for seventh fund of funds to $500m

new york 5_sq Private equity firm Abbott Capital Management is now seeking $500m for its seventh fund of funds vehicle, which previously targeted $1bn.

17 Apr 2014

Lumira Capital co-leads $20m round for medtech business Cardiac Dimensions

news_heartmonitor.lrg Lumira Capital has co-led a $20m financing round for heart condition treatment business Cardiac Dimensions.

17 Apr 2014

David Turner to step down as Guardian Life’s head of private equity

turner Insurance group Guardian Life’s head of private equity David Turner will step down at the end of May.

17 Apr 2014

Bain Capital, Carlyle in bidding for $700m Standard Chartered Hong Kong finance unit

building_office_glass Global buyout giants Bain Capital and Carlyle are reportedly among the first round bidders for the Hong Kong consumer finance unit of Standard Chartered, which could be valued at up to $700m.

17 Apr 2014

Venture capital-backed Epirus raises $36m, merges with Nasdaq-listed Zalicus

biotech_lrg Boston-based startup Epirus Biopharmaceuticals has secured $36m in a Series B round led by Livzon Mabpharm and agreed to merge with Nasdaq-listed group Zalicus.

17 Apr 2014

Goldman Sachs nears $2.5bn exit for Michael Foods

Goldman Sachs is nearing an exit for egg and dairy company Michael Foods to Post Holdings in a $2.5bn deal

17 Apr 2014

The Currency Cloud raises $10m Series B

payment_lrg Payments technology startup The Currency Cloud has secured $10m in a Series B round backed by its existing investors.

17 Apr 2014

H.I.G. BioVentures leads $15m VC round for ForSight VISION5

ForSight VISION5 has closed a $15m Series C round led by H.I.G. BioVentures, alongside returning investors Morgenthaler Ventures, Versant Ventures, Technology Partners, and Delphi Ventures.

17 Apr 2014

GTCR sees healthcare co-head Katz exit

Chicago private equity firm GTCR's co-head of its healthcare investing team, David Katz, has left the firm.

17 Apr 2014

Venture capital-backed dating website Zoosk eyes $100m IPO

heart_lrg Venture capital-backed online dating website Zoosk is looking to raise $100m via an IPO.

17 Apr 2014

Placement agent FIRSTavenue hires Blackstone MD for new Sydney office

Placement agent FIRSTavenue has hired former Blackstone managing director Martin Donnelly as a partner to the firm’s new office in Sydney, Australia.

17 Apr 2014

Idea Capital leads investment in auto safety company Meta-Fin

Italian private equity firm Idea Capital has partnered with fellow investor Nord Est to acquire a 32 per cent stake in automotive safety and security company Meta-Fin.

17 Apr 2014

US venture fundraising sees Q1 boostp

US venture capital fundraising doubled in amount in Q1 2014, over that raised from the previous quarter, with $9.6bn raised.



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