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24 July 2014

African Development Partners II nearly at $500m targetp

news_africa.lrg The second Africa-focused fund from Development Partners International is close to its $500m target with $412m LP commitments registered so far.

24 July 2014

Topspin turns back to fundraising seven years after closing debut vehiclep

spinning-top_lrg Lower mid-market US private equity firm Topspin Partners is back in the market for its second fund seven years after closing its debut vehicle, AltAssets can reveal.

23 July 2014

Eurazeo could lose up to €40m as 3S Photonics files for bankruptcy following flood damage to product line

boys-green-eye-1405557-m Eurazeo-backed 3S Photonics has filed for bankruptcy with the French commercial court following a loss of its main product line due to severe floods in Thailand.

23 July 2014

Carlyle seals 4x return in King Services part exit to Blackstonep

tires-898505-m Private equity major Carlyle has made nearly 4x return through the sale of its majority stake in Service King Collision Repair Centers to Blackstone, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.

23 July 2014

Social ad platform Glow Digital gets $7m venture-backed Series A

light_lrg Notion Capital and White Star Capital have taken part in a $7m Series A financing round for UK-headquartered social advertising platform Glow Digital Media.

23 July 2014

Sofinnova Ventures tops out Fund VIII raise at $500m hard cap

microscope7_sq Biotechnology-focused Sofinnova Ventures has held a final close of its ninth fund on its $500m hard cap, confirming an AltAssets story from mid-July.

23 July 2014

First Reserve promotes two VPs from buyout funds team

business-tie-4-602448-m Energy-focused private equity major First Reserve has appointed buyout fund team members Jesse Krynak and David McFarland to vice president.

23 July 2014

Kleiner Perkins in $31m funding round for solar company

sunshine-1377701-m Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has taken part in a $31m financing round for solar cell maker Solexel.

23 July 2014

Oak Investment in $30m round for small business accounting company

calendar-2-77962-m Venture capital firm Oak Investment Partners has led a $30m debut financing round for cloud accounting company FreshBooks.

23 July 2014

Max Property to be sold to Blackstone Real Estate for £448m two years ahead of plan

house Property entrepreneur Nick Leslau has reportedly agreed to sell Aim-listed Max Property Group to Blackstone Real Estate Partners for £448m.

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