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27 March 2014

Reiten offloads weather services company StormGeo to EQT

Nordic private equity firm EQT has bought a majority stake in StormGeo, a global provider of weather information for offshore projects and wind farms, from fellow buyout firm Reiten & Co.

20 March 2014

Private equity funds eye Cayman ahead of rule changep

A proposal for amendments to Cayman law could align their legislation with that of Delaware in order to facilitate private equity structures adopting the master/feeder structure, potentially attracting more funds domiciling in the offshore jurisdiction.

18 February 2014

Gulf Capital-backed barge operator GMS eyes $100m London IPO

Abu Dhabi Private equity-backed UAE-based barge operator Gulf Marine Services is looking to raise $100m via an IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

6 January 2014

First Reserve eyes up to $529m from IPO of helicopter services business CHC

CHC helicopter US private equity major First Reserve Corp hopes to raise up to $529m by dropping its stake in the world’s largest commercial helicopter service provider CHC through an IPO.

18 November 2013

Private equity firm buys stake in offshore services company Red7Marine in £65m deal

Private equity firm Perwyn Limited has bought a stake in equipment and services to the offshore industry company Red7Marine Group, in a deal worth £65m.

4 November 2013

Bridgepoint acquires minority stake in LOC Group

Private equity firm Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC) has acquired a minority stake in marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, which serves the offshore oil and gas markets.

16 October 2013

Northern Navigation launches second shipping fund

Fletcher shipping Connecticut, US and London, UK-based investment manager Northern Navigation is currently raising its Northern Shipping fund II with a target of $250m, having already raised $184m, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The document reveals that capital was raised through commitments from 14 LPs. The firm invests in the shipping[...]

9 September 2013

Champ Private Equity and Headland offer A$150m for remaining Miclyn stake

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA Buyout firms Champ Private Equity and Headland Capital Partners have offered to buy the remaining 24.8 per cent stake in service vessels provider Miclyn Express Offshore.

5 September 2013

Offshore deal activity points to rebound in 2013p

Acquisition activity led by companies incorporated offshore rebounded in Q2 2013 after a weaker first quarter.

20 August 2013

KKR acquires 27% stake in oilfield communications specialist RigNet

Private equity major KKR has become the largest shareholder in RigNet after acquiring a 27 per cent stake in the Houston-based oilfield communications specialist.

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