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11 July 2014

Co-founder of Apollo’s European debt business Abrams moves into senior adviser role

debt Co-founder of Apollo Global Management’s European Principal Finance (EPF) business David Abrams has reportedly decided to move into a senior advisor role.

11 July 2014

Private equity firms Providence and Albright in $630m deal for Africa telecoms tower provider

sunset-786228-m Private equity firms Providence and Albright in $630m deal for Africa telecoms tower provider

11 July 2014

Unilever sells veteran weight loss business Slim-Fast to food-focused Kainos Capital

milk-shake-952568-m Mid-market private equity firm Kainos Capital has plumped up its portfolio with the acquisition of Slim-Fast from consumer goods giant Unilever.

11 July 2014

TPG Capital life sciences arm launches first fund since 2008p

biomed_lrg The life sciences venture investment arm of TPG Capital has launched its fourth fundraise six years after hitting the market for its last vehicle.

11 July 2014

Nearly half of Brazilian GPs are sector agnosticp

Brazil Nearly half of GPs operating in Brazil expect to be sector agnostic in the next two years, data from Brazil’s private equity and venture capital association showed.

11 July 2014

Blackstone hits $4bn target for Asian real estate fundp

fujiyama Private equity major Blackstone has beaten the target for its Asian real estate fund and has added JP Morgan as a placement agent, AltAssets can reveal.

11 July 2014

Charlesbank seals swift eighth fundraise by hitting $1.75bn hard cap

dollars pile money capital cash moolah Charlesbank Capital Partners has struck its $1.75bn hard cap for its eight fund through a final close after just three months in the market.

11 July 2014

Cerberus among Elephant Bar suitors

elephant Private equity firm Cerberus is reportedly among suitors for restaurant chain Elephant Bar, which filed for bankruptcy last month.

11 July 2014

JAFCO Asia and Jungle Venture in $2.5m financing round for app platform POKKT

dollar money cash fund Venture capital firm JAFCO Asia has led a $2.5m funding round for app monetisation platform POKKT.

11 July 2014

North Bridge Growth Equity invests $25m in staffing software business Erecruit

team staff hr Growth capital investment firm North Bridge has provided the first institutional backing for Boston-based staff recruitment software business Erecruit by investing $25m.

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