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14 August 2014

Patron exits UK care home company investment for £153m

download (2) UK-based distressed property investor Patron Capital partners has sold Gracewell Healthcare for £153m.

14 August 2014

Edtech startup D2L raises $85m from new and existing backers

edtech Educational technology company D2L has secured an $85m investment from venture capital firms, more than doubling its fundraising total.

14 August 2014

Warburg, Jordan Company, Singapore SWF in $1.3bn funding round for deepwater oil explorer

oil-rig-464816-m Private equity firms Warburg Pincus, and The Jordan Company re-upped in a $1.3bn funding round for deepwater oil exploration company Venari Resources.

14 August 2014

Veritas hits $1.87bn hard cap for fifth fund

new yyy Private equity firm Veritas Capital Fund Management has hit the $1.87bn hard cap for its fifth fund, comfortably exceeding its $1.5bn target.

14 August 2014

Pine Tree Equity buys back Celtic Capital two years after sale to commercial bank

dollar pic money cash Florida-based private equity firm Pine Tree Equity has rebought regional asset-based financing business Celtic Capital two years after selling the business.

14 August 2014

Summit sets sight on second HelpSystems sale just two years after reinvesting

server data software Summit Partners is reportedly eyeing a sale of IT management software business HelpSystems just two years after rebuying the company from Audax Group.

14 August 2014

Carlyle hires banks for IPO of Axalta 18 months after investment

chart Private equity giant the Carlyle Group has reportedly hired Citigroup and Goldman Sachs to oversee the IPO of liquid and powder coating maker Axalta Coating Systems which it bought a year and a half ago.

14 August 2014

Insight names new head of IR as $750m-targeting Fund III raise continues

Hired Rubber Stamp Insight Equity Partners has reportedly hired a new head of investor relations two months after former incumbent Felicia Hardwick left the firm.

14 August 2014

GTIS launches second RE fund less than a year after close of wildly popular Fund I

kLWVfHSuSJaZiSXTlk4t_West-78th Real estate private equity firm GTIS Partners has launched its second US Residential Strategies Fund targeting $750m just 10 months after easily beating the target of its previous vehicle.

14 August 2014

Two Connecticut pension funds post returns of over 15%

lighthouse Connecticut-based Teachers' Retirement Fund and State Employees' Retirement Fund posted returns of more than 15.6 per cent in the past fiscal year.

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