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Paine Schwartz taps $1.2bn-targeting Fund V for Advanced Agrilytics deal

Food chain investment specialist Paine Schwartz Partners has tapped its $1.2bn-targeting fifth fund to back agronomics business Advanced Agrilytics.

Yield-starved LPs help buoy record European VC dealmaking quarter

Yield-starved LPs pouring capital into European VC funds have helped early-stage investors deploy a record amount of capital into startups in the region in Q2, new research shows.

Columbia Capital hunts another $200m for third PE fund in as many years

Veteran US venture investor Columbia Capital is eyeing up to $200m for its third private equity fund, just three years after making its first push into the asset class.

Accel-KKR closes $1.39bn vehicle to buy up Fund III portfolio businesses

Tech-focused buyout house Accel-KKR has closed continuation vehicle Accel-KKR Capital Partners CV III on $1.39bn of commitments.

DCM within touching distance of $750m Fund IX goal

US and Asia-based early stage investor DCM Ventures is within touching distance of its $750m goal for its ninth flagship fundraise.

Life science-focused Mission Bay Capital raises $60m for Fund III

San Francisco-based VC Mission Bay Capital has raised $60m for the final close of its third early-stage life-science fund.

Advent secures £4bn Cobham takeover

Private equity fund manager Advent International has finally closed a £4bn deal to buy British defence and aerospace group Cobham.

ICG launches North American private equity operation led by Morgan Stanley veteran Alan Jones

Global asset management major Intermediate Capital Group has launched a push into North American private equity through the hire of Morgan Stanley veteran Alan Jones.

Michigan Retirement Systems lines up $1.1bn of alternatives commitments

Michigan Retirement Systems has made $1.1bn of capital commitments to alternative asset investment funds managed by Advent, HarbourVest and Permira, among others.

Blackstone follows record $20.5bn RE fund close with $6.5bn Dream Global REIT buy

Blackstone has followed the record-breaking $20.5bn final close of its latest real estate fund by picking up the Toronto-listed Dream Global REIT in a $6.2bn deal.

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