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31 October 2012

BVCA chief backs stinging UK growth reportp

bvca_florman_170sq The head of the UK’s private equity body has backed parts of a stinging report into the country’s growth strategy by former cabinet minister Lord Heseltine.

31 October 2012

Real estate private equity firm Finesa makes first investment from new fund

Real estate private equity firm Finesa has made the first investment from its $200m Diversified International Partners (DIP) fund, closing a $10.1m commitment for Sixth Avenue West, an commercial office building in West Denver.

31 October 2012

Flag Capital slashes minimum LP investment requirement for Fund Vp

cut-money-slash Flag Capital Partners has slashed the minimum investment LPs must make in its latest fund of funds amid the ongoing tricky fundraising environment.

31 October 2012

TowerBrook Capital Partners, Education Growth Partners back Vistage International

boardroom3_170sq TowerBrook Capital Partners has taken a stake in professional business forum Vistage International from a consortium of private investors.

31 October 2012

Q3 sparks venture capital activity in smart gridp

Venture capital activity in the smart grid sector showed some signs of life in the third quarter of 2012 with $238m spent across 12 deals, new figures show.

31 October 2012

Careers website Glassdoor just the job for DAG Ventures

glass-door DAG Ventures has led a $20m financing round for career and jobs community Glassdoor alongside a trio of existing venture investors.

31 October 2012

European infrastructure investor Marguerite backs Polish wind farms

Europe’s Marguerite Fund has acquired a stake in two Polish wind farm projects from Austrian developer RP Global.

31 October 2012

Horizon Capital backs Russia’s first online bank with $40m equity

Ukraine-based buyout house Horizon Capital has invested $40m in Russia’s first online bank Tinkoff Credit Systems.

31 October 2012

Gores Group senior managing director Scott Honour to retire

Scott_Honour_sq The Gores Group has announced that Scott Honour, a senior managing director, is retiring from the Los Angeles-based private equity firm to focus on public service and charitable activities.

31 October 2012

New York’s ICG leads $20m round for SEO platform Conductor

Seth-Headshot_sq New York-based venture capital firm Investor Growth Capital has led a $20m Series C financing round for Conductor, a company that has created a cloud-based SEO platform used by customers including FedEx, BestBuy, Siemens and General Electric.

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