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Sun Capital eyes $2.2bn for Fund VII after failing to hit $3bn Fund VI...

Sun Capital Partners looks to be taking a more cautious approach to fundraising with its new flagship fund in the wake of struggling to reach its initial target for its predecessor vehicle.

KKR taps $9.3bn Asia megafund to buy LCY Chemical Corp in $1.5bn deal

Global investor KKR has agreed to buy LCY Chemical Corp through its Asian Fund III, in a deal valued at TWD $47.8bn ($1.5bn).

ECI agrees Clear Group buyout in wake of rapid £700m Fund XI raise

ECI has followed its whirlwind eleventh fundraise earlier this month with a buyout of UK insurance broker The Clear Group in a deal AltAssets understands values the business at north of £50m.

Southfield seals another deal from first fundraise in over a decade

Southfield Capital has made its third investment since closing its first fund in more than a decade, picking up North American omnichannel marketing services business Match Marketing Group.

Walden Riverwood targets $325m for Fund III

Walden Riverwood Ventures has aimed to raise $325m for its third fund, according to an SEC filing.

Ridge Ventures raises over $130m for first fund since rebrand from IDG Ventures USA

Ridge Ventures has pulled in more than $130m for its first fundraise since rebranding from IDG Ventures USA last September.

Cleantech’s private equity, VC recovery falls flat

Private equity's and venture capital's apparent renewing appetite for cleantech dealmaking has proved short-lived, with overall deal value falling for the second month in a row and failing to top $1bn for the first time since January.

Halder secures third exit for Fund II in Aqua Vital sale

German buyout house Halder has agreed to sell water treatment company Aqua Vital, in its third exit for Fund II.

CalSTRS private equity holdings fail to hit benchmark, still outdo all other asset classes

CalSTRS' hefty private equity investments fell short of their expected performance in the past financial year, but still posted the best returns of any asset class to help the pension fund soar past its overall returns target for the period.

PAI Partners to snap up Hasbro-competitor Asmodee

PAI Partners has entered exclusive talks to buy games publisher Asmodee Group from Eurazeo, which would be the first investment made through the PAI Europe VII fund.

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