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31 May 2011

Amadeus breaks Stockholm tech IPO drought with Transmode float

UK private equity and venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners has taken Swedish networking solutions business Transmode public in the first technology company listing on the Stockholm exchange since 2007.

31 May 2011

Asian Development Bank injects $60m into three cleantech venture funds

Philippines-headquartered development finance institution the Asian Development Bank is to commit $60m to three cleantech-focused venture capital funds, as the organisation taps into green energy investment to meet the rising demand for power across the continent.

31 May 2011

Pacific Equity-backed REDgroup seeks lifeline

Embattled private equity-backed book shop operator REDgroup Retail is seeking a rescue buyer to avoid closure, according to its administrators.

31 May 2011

Deutsche Beteiligungs sells home components company Heim & Haus

German listed private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG) has sold home components seller Heim & Haus to managing shareholders Rolf-Christian Schommers and Heinz-Theo Nühlen, alongside their families.

31 May 2011

Axa, Permira get green light for Opodo takeover

European firms Axa Private Equity and Permira received permission from European regulators to acquire online travel agency Opodo from Spanish parent company Amadeus IT.

31 May 2011

Energy storage company Primus absorbs $11m venture funding

Grid-scale energy storage solutions provider Primus Power has raised $11m from venture capital investors to support the commercialisation of its technology.

31 May 2011

Lone Star moves in on Affinity’s Tokyo Star bank

US investment fund Lone Star is to take control of private equity-backed Japanese banking group Tokyo Star after it experienced difficulties repaying its debts, according to the Financial Times.

31 May 2011

Thomas H Lee invests $180m in First Bancorp

US private equity firm Thomas H Lee Partners is to take a 24.9 per cent stake in First BanCorp, the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico, for $180m.

27 May 2011

Comcast, NBCU team for corporate venture capital

US media, communications and entertainment group Comcast Corp has combined its corporate venture capital arm Comcast Interactive Capital with NBCUniversal's Peacock Equity Fund, to establish Comcast Ventures (CV), according to reports.

27 May 2011

Nexus Group raises $320m for Peruvian private equity investments

Peruvian private equity group Nexus Group has held a first closing on its first fund NG Capital Partners I on $320m, exceeding the firm’s initial target of $250m.

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