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29 July 2014

Carlyle nears deal to buy Acosta from Thomas H Lee

acosta Private equity major Carlyle is reportedly nearing a deal to buy consumer goods marketing agency Acosta Sales and Marketing for nearly $5bn.

29 April 2014

Swander Pace raises $350m for biggest-ever fund

Swander Pace Capital has closed its fifth fund on $350m, making it the largest vehicle raised by the private equity firm.

29 April 2014

Velos Partners raises nearly $40m for debut fundp

losangeles_170sq Venture Capital firm Velos Partners is $10m away from hitting the $50m target for its debut fund, AltAssets has learned.

20 March 2014

J-Star hires Yuki Kashiyama as operating principle

Japanese flag pole Japanese private equity firm J-Star has appointed Yuki Kashiyama as an operating principle.

12 March 2014

Hamilton Lane targets Brazil with $63.4m fund of funds

Asset management firm Hamilton Lane has raised a R$150m fund of funds to invest in the healthcare, education, natural resources, energy and consumer goods sectors in Brazil.

29 October 2013

Japan’s J-Star expects to launch third fund within two yearsp

tokyo 11_sq Japanese private equity firm J-Star expects to be back in the market in around two yeas after closing its latest fund in July this year, AltAssets can reveal.

3 September 2013

Madison Dearborn to exit Yankee Candle for $1.75bn

Madison Dearborn-backed candle and air freshener maker Yankee Candle is to be sold to US consumer products company Jarden Corp for $1.75bn

4 June 2013

India’s ChrysCapital invests $44m in consumer goods company CavinKare

India-focused private equity firm ChrysCapital has invested ($44m) in consumer goods company CavinKare to help broaden the company’s brand portfolio.

20 May 2013

Acorn Private Equity raises nearly $35m for third Africa fundp

South African private equity firm has received commitments of just under $35m for its third fund, AltAssets has learned.

9 April 2013

Lunar Capital promotes Eric Yiming to sector partner

Chinese mid-market firm Lunar Capital has made another personnel move, promoting Eric Yiming to sector partner to focus on the food, beverage and consumer goods sectors.

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