Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Deal news

Apax said to be among those filing for Tivit Terceirização IPO

Apax Partners and several Brazilian investors have reportedly filed for permission to publicly list Tivit Terceirização de Processos, Serviços e Tecnologia.

Fund news

People news

Livingbridge hires former LDC investment director

London-based private equity firm Livingbridge has hired former LDC executive Paul Landsman as an investment director.

Features

The positives and negatives to larger private equity fund sizes

GPs raising increasingly large funds can be a double-edged sword for potential LP backers. Pavilion Alternatives managing director Richard Pugmire explains the positives and negatives of ever-rising GP fundraises.

Knowledge Bank

Cleantech cruises to biggest PE, VC investment month due to trio...

Private equity and venture capital investment in cleantech rocketed to its biggest-ever monthly total thanks to a pair of deals bursting through the £3bn barrier, new research suggests.

Popular Articles

Apax said to be among those filing for Tivit Terceirização IPO

Apax Partners and several Brazilian investors have reportedly filed for permission to publicly list Tivit Terceirização de Processos, Serviços e Tecnologia.

KKR, Japan Industrial Partners make $2.3bn offer for Hitachi Kokusai Electric

KKR and Japan Industrial Partners have made a $2.3bn bide for Hitachi’s chipmaking equipment subsidiary Hitachi Kokusai Electric.

Francisco Partners ends four-year ownership of Paymetric

Global private equity firm Francisco Partners has agreed to sell electronic payments software company Paymetric to Vanitv.

Oaktree Capital, Cornerstone pick up Polish IT outsourcer

Global private equity investor Oaktree Capital Management has teamed with Cornerstone Partners to buy Polish IT services outsourcer IT Kontrakt.

Hyland outbids PE firms in the race to buy Lexmark’s software unit

Private Equity-backed Hyland Software is reportedly close to buying the software division of printer maker Lexmark International for $1.5bn.

Calidant looks to build Texas roofing business Arcadia

Texan private equity firm Calidant Capital has backed local commercial and industrial roofing business Arcadia Roofing Company.

Encore scores quick exit of Thanasi Foods to US trade major Conagra

Sector specialist private equity investor Encore Consumer Capital has sold Thanasi Foods to North American food company Conagra Brands.

Oregon spreads $900m across four private equity funds

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund has spread $900m across four private equity funds, AltAssets understands.

CPPIB, Baring PE Asia agree $4.3bn Nord Anglia Education buyout

Canadian pension giant CPPIB has teamed with Baring Private Equity Asia for a $4.3bn buyout of international schools business Nord Anglia Education.

Navis hatches deal for egg producer Mainland Poultry

Navis Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in egg producer Mainland Poultry.