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29 August 2014

Pfizer sells interest in Standard Life RE fund

post-it-note-sold-546793-m Pharmaceutical giant and investment firm Pfizer has reportedly sold its stake in a Standard Life real estate fund.

29 August 2014

Exit activity in IT sector set to remain buoyantp

exxit It is currently a seller’s market in the IT sector as valuations remains high and both private equity firms and strategic buyers are willing to pay high prices for quality companies.

29 August 2014

Affinity Equity Partners snaps up one third stake in Virgin Australia’s loyalty program

download (6) Australasia-focused Affinity Equity Partners has agreed to buy a 35 per cent stake of airline Virgin Australia's frequent flyer program Velocity.

29 August 2014

Permira exec Björklund leaves board of Russia investment fund

532_large Permira co-managing partner Kurt Björklund has left his post on the advisory board of the $10bn Russian Direct Investment Fund.

29 August 2014

Enterprise Investors makes 12x return on AVG Tech exit

router-led-lights-869240-m Polish private equity firm Enterprise Investors has reportedly sold all its stake in Dutch antivirus software firm AVG Technologies more than two years after its January 2012 listing.

29 August 2014

Highland Capital Management’s private equity head steps down

boardroom 2 Partners and head of private equity at Highland Capital Management Patrick Boyce has stepped down after ten years.

29 August 2014

Norwest leads $30m Series B for app rules company Ifttt

money Norwest Venture Partners has reportedly led a $30m Series B round for Ifttt, which produces a programme that instructs apps and devices to take actions when certain conditions are met.

29 August 2014

Blackstone plans to sell New York office tower for $2.25bn

new york Private equity major Blackstone is reportedly planning to sell a New York office tower for around $2.25bn.

29 August 2014

Dell Ventures joins VC-backers in software storage company Nexenta

binary-code-1-1159613-m Dell Ventures has reportedly invested in software-related storage company Nexenta Systems.

29 August 2014

Lone Star exits Meguro Gajoen to Japan’s Mori Trust

mori Private equity firm Lone Star Funds has exited Tokyo-based office and banquet hall complex Meguro Gajoen to Japanese real estate developer Mori Trust.

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