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HGGC brings in more PE backing for HelpSystems, just over 18 months after it...

TA Associates and Charlesbank Capital Partners have agreed to join existing private equity backer HGGC as investors in IT operations management business HelpSystems.

Clayton Dubilier & Rice brings in Triton’s Killmer as head of European industrials

Private equity major Clayton Dubilier & Rice has brought in former Triton Partners energy and resources team head Björn Killmer as a partner in its London office.

CVC Credit Partners boosts investor relations with Haaijman hire as managing director

CVC Credit Partners has bolstered its investor relations team by bringing in Alcentra's Nick Haaijman as a managing director and head of client services.

Carlyle, Bain Capital still in running for $6.8bn Hitachi Chemical – report

Private equity majors Bain Capital and Caryle are among the remaining bidders for the $6.8bn-valued chemical unit of Japan's Hitachi, according to reports.

Vaaka Partners taps €225m Fund III to buy into ship design, engineering company Foreship

Vaaka Partners has tapped its €225m third fund to buy a majority stake in Finnish ship design and engineering business Foreship.

Updata Partners closes in on $300m Fund VI goal

Tech investor Updata Partners is well on the way to its $300m goal for its sixth venture capital fundraise.

Bacteria engineer Gingko Bioworks unveils $350m PE-backed investment fund

Genetically engineered bacteria business Gingko Bioworks has unveiled a $350m investment fund to back its biotech spinouts.

LGT brings $1bn to bear on Asia-Pacific private equity through hard cap fund of...

Swiss investment house LGT Capital Partners has seen a huge rise in the capital it can bring to bear on the Asia-Pacific region through the $1bn hard cap close of its latest fund of funds.

PE firm chaired by Madeleine Allbright sells stake in itself to UK’s Volunteer Park...

The private equity firm chaired by former US secretary of state Madeleine Allbright has sold a stake in itself to Volunteer Park Capital Fund.

Surging LP appetite for PE returns sees 2019 fundraising soar

A surge in LP appetite for private equity has seen US fundraising soar in 2019, with annual figures on track to easily beat the already impressive total from last year.

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