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29 July 2014

CalSTRS CIO says US buyout industry’s image problem no barrier to bright futurep

bright sun tunnel Despite continued issues around the US private equity industry’s image problem, the future outlook for the industry looks very positive, CalSTRS CIO Christopher Ailman says. Having been chief investment officer of US public pension funds for the past 28 years, it was as CIO of the Washington State Investment Board in the 1990s that Christopher[...]

29 July 2014

LDC makes nearly 3x in £127m Penn Pharmaceuticals sale to trade partner

pills-755993-m Lloyd Bank’s private equity spinoff LDC has agreed to sell its stake in pharmaceutical manufacturer Penn Pharmaceuticals to strategic investor Packaging Coordinators for £127m.

28 July 2014

Herding tendency in Chinese PE, VC has reached ‘mythic proportions’p

chinastatue_lrg Herd behaviour is a familiar enough phenomenon across the PE and VC world, but, the situation in China has reached mythic proportions. China First Capital explains the latest trends in the country.

28 July 2014

NYC Pension funds up 17.4 per cent, says Comptroller Scott Stringer

nyc The five New York City pension funds have reported a total gain of 17.4 per cent in the last fiscal year.

25 July 2014

LLR and Newspring-backed software company in €250m sale to trade partner Dassault Systèmes

sale-1306463-m Private equity firms LLR Partners and Newspring Capital have handed over their shares in software provider Quintiq to Dassault Systèmes in a deal worth about €250m.

25 July 2014

GenNx360 falls just short of Fund II target in $535m final close

closed locked shut box safe security Industrial turnaround-focused private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has reportedly held a $535m final close for its second fund, falling short of its $600m target.

25 July 2014

European dealflow stagnates amid buyout, growth capital activity dropp

euros European private equity dealflow saw a slight decline in the second quarter as investment by the asset class appears to have hit stagnation.

25 July 2014

CREO Group’s food-focused private equity arm raises over $67m for Fund IIIp

creo capital The private equity arm of LA-based merchant bank CREO Group has pulled in more than $67m for a new fund, AltAssets can reveal.

25 July 2014

Advent-led consortium in bid for struggling Balkan banking giant

Balkans Global buyout house Advent International is reportedly has reportedly teamed up with a Bulgarian-Russian consortium to bid for Hypo Alpe Adria’s Balkan bank network.

25 July 2014

UK private equity firm NorthEdge makes £15m investment in disease law specialist

balance-875412-m Northern UK-focused NorthEdge Capital has invested £15m in industrial disease law practice Roberts Jackson.

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