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15 February 2012

US mid-market firm Parthenon Capital Partners hits hard cap with $700m

parthenon_170sq US mid-market firm Parthenon Capital Partners has closed its fourth fund, Parthenon Investors IV, on its hard cap of $700m, exceeding its fund target of $600m.

15 February 2012

Greycroft Partners adds digital media veteran Bo Peabody as venture partner

US venture firm Greycroft Partners has added Bo Peabody as a venture partner, where he will focus on investments in digital media based out of the firm’s New York and Los Angeles offices.

15 February 2012

Credit Suisse closes $2.9bn secondaries fund

CS Strategic Partners, the dedicated secondary private equity arm of financial services group Credit Suisse, has closed its latest fund on over $2.9bn.

15 February 2012

L Capital takes Fabindia stake from Wolfensohn

silk_170sq L Capital, the private equity arm of iconic luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has acquired an eight per cent stake in Indian clothing chain Fabindia, according to reports.

15 February 2012

Russian’s VTB Capital leads $7.5m investment for cloud computing company Eccentex

Russian investment firm VTB Capital has led a $7.5m Series A investment in cloud computing company Eccentex.

15 February 2012

NEW Capital Management raises $25m growth capital fund for Wisconsinp

Wisconsin, US-based growth equity investor NEW Capital Management, has closed its second fund on $25m.

15 February 2012

South Korean pension fund commits £300m to Blackstone real estate fundp

real-estate_lrg South Korean public pension fund National Pension Service (NPS) is to commit some $300m to a real estate fund from global asset manager Blackstone.

15 February 2012

Norwest Venture Partners leads $15m round for Bangalore’s Manthan Systems

Bangalore, India-based Manthan Systems, a provider of business intelligence and analytics has secured $15m in Series C funding from Norwest Venture Partners.

15 February 2012

Peterson Partners backs Brazilian cell phone mast company QMC Telecom

brazil3_lrg US private equity firm Peterson Partners has invested $4m in QMC Telecom International, a Brazilian-based developer of cell phone towers.

15 February 2012

Summit Partners opens Mumbai office to target Indian growth

news_mumbai_lrg Growth equity investor Summit Partners has opened a new office in Mumbai, with a view to increasing investment activity in India and to support its North American and European-based portfolio companies with their expansion efforts the region.


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