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20 August 2014

AGT International launches $120m venture fund

kochavi Founder of security company AGT International Mati Kochavi has launched his own venture fund.

6 August 2014

Bauer Media Group launches venture capital firm

brandenb German media group Bauer has launched a venture capital unit, which will be led by ex-managing partner of Fonds Neuhaus Partners Thomas Preuss.

6 August 2014

Providence gives green light for growth vehicle to follow $5bn flagship fundraise

transport railway green light Media-focused private equity major Providence Equity Partners has launched a new growth equity fundraise a year after closing its most recent flagship fund on $5bn.

21 July 2014

PE firm Elevation Partners set to make a 1.8x return on Forbes sale to Chinese PE firm

Bono Bono-founded private equity firm Elevation has reportedly exited its stake in media giant Forbes by selling it to Integrated Whale Media Investments.

2 July 2014

DN Cap hires former SEB venture head Kelcz

Frank Kelcz Early stage and growth capital firm DN Capital has hired media technology expert Frank Kelcz as venture partner.

1 July 2014

Mobeus gets more than 20% IRR from ATG Media part-exit

exit Mobeus has part-exited its investment in webcast and timed online auction platform ATG Media via a secondary management buyout to ECI Partners for an IRR of more than 20 per cent. ATG operates the-saleroom.com, i-bidder.com, BidSpotter.co.uk and BidSpotter.com as well as Antiques Trade Gazette. Mobeus funded the management buyout of ATG in October 2008 and[...]

27 June 2014

KKR names Alexander Navab sole head of Americas private equity team

navab Private equity major KKR has named Alexander Navab as the sole head of its private equity operations in the Americas.

23 June 2014

GF Capital passes $200m mark for second fundp

blue men New York-based investment firm GF Capital Management & Advisors has raised more than $200m for its new fund after a year on the road.

20 June 2014

Columbia Capital eyes $425m for first vehicle since tricky 2009 fundraisep

columbia capital US venture capital veteran Columbia Capital is back in the fundraising market targeting $425m, a conservative figure after failing to raise as much as hoped for its last fund.

11 June 2014

AUA Private Equity buys Blue Star Media

dino Lower mid-market firm AUA Private Equity Partners has bought Minneapolis, Minnesota-based event, media, and entertainment business Blue Star Media. The company specialises in consumer expos, events, and national touring shows and exhibits. Since its launch in 2010 Blue Star has promoted more than 2,000 shows and events that have attracted over 6m visitors. Blue Star[...]

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