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BC Partners, PSP seal €3.25bn Antelliq exit to trade player Merck

A consortium including BC Partners and PSP Investments has agreed the €3.25bn sale of animal ID and monitoring business Antelliq to trade major Merck.

FountainVest strikes RMB1.7bn final close for debut renminbi fund

Chinese private equity house FountainVest Partners has reportedly hit a RMB1.7bn ($246m) final close for its first renminbi-denominated vehicle.

Thoma Bravo linked with McAfee buyout, could scotch firm’s interest in Symantec deal

Thoma Bravo is reportedly in early talks to buy TPG and Intel-backed security software major McAfee at a "significant premium" to the company's $4.2bn valuation from two years ago.

Kensington Capital strikes $85m first close for second Canadian VC fund of funds

Canadian alternative assets investor Kensington Capital Partners has hit an $85m first close for a new fund of funds vehicle.

Lone Star buys €3bn of toxic assets from bailed-out Spanish lender Bankia

Private equity major Lone Star has picked up more than €3bn of toxic assets from state-held Spanish lender Bankia.

Astorg continues to brush off Brexit fears, returns with follow-up to €2.1bn sixth fund

Astorg has underscored its lack of fear at Brexit's impact on European investing by making a quick return to fundraising with the follow-up to its €2.1bn sixth fund.

ICG seals $1bn Standard Chartered private equity asset buyout amid latter’s PE team spinout

Intermediate Capital Group has sealed the $1bn buyout of the majority of Standard Chartered's private equity assets amid the spinout of the latter's PE investment team.

Ex-Chicago Growth pair pick up $325m for second L Squared Capital fund

L Squared Capital, a California growth investor launched by a pair of Chicago Growth Partners execs, has raised $325m for its second fund in what appears to be a final close.

Former partner at Facebook co-founder’s VC firm becomes Balderton head of IR

A former partner at Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's VC firm has joined European early-stage investment major Balderton Capital as head of investor relations.

China’s Dongguan launches CNY1.5bn fund of funds to boost fintech, cutting edge industry

The Chinese city of Dongguan has launched a CNY1.5bn ($217m) fund of funds vehicle looking to boost investment in the region across areas including fintech, smart manufacturing and mass consumption.

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