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Bow River raises $160m for software-focused fund close

Denver-based Bow River Capital has raised $160m for the final close of its oversubscribed software-focused growth fund.

Nazca Capital closes first Fund V deal through Conelux buyout

Spanish buyout house Nazca Capital has completed its first investment for Fund V, through the acquisition of lighting rental business Cinelux.

Plum Ventures picks up $77.5m for fifth fund

Chinese VC Plum Ventures has raised RMB 532.5m ($77.5m) to close its fifth angel fund, bringing its total amount raised over the last 12 months to over RMB 1bn.

HIG eyes up to $3bn for third mid-market LBO fund

HIG Capital is looking to outdo the $1.75bn raised for its sophomore mid-market buyout fund after registering its successor with US regulators.

PAI consortium gets regulator approval for €885m Koninklijke Wessanen bid

PAI Partners has led an investor consortium to make a €885m cash offer for Dutch healthy food producer Koninklijke Wessanen.

Rubicon exits Farsound to AGIC Capital after eight-year hold

Rubicon Partners has sealed the £115m sale of aircraft engine maintenance supply chain business Farsound to AGIC Capital after eight years in its portfolio.

Middle East sovereign wealth giant ADIA preps for private equity headwinds

The $690bn-managing Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is steeling itself for headwinds in the private equity market following signs of increasing caution in the market last year.

AnaCap scores 50% IRR on rapid Ellisphere sale

European buyout house AnaCap Financial Partners has secured a 50 per cent IRR return on the sale of its business intelligence company Ellisphere.

VC firms being ‘disadvantaged’ by traditional 8% hurdle rate compared to PE

Venture capital firms are being unjustly punished by the traditional 8 per cent hurdle rate used across alternative assets, new research suggests.

Why the EU’s overlooked eastern members are ripe for private equity returns

Are the unduly overlooked European Union members to the east where Europe's big investment opportunity lies? Gabriella Kindert, a special advisor to Polish investment specialist CVI makes the case for the EU's Accession Countries.

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