Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Warburg to invest $300m in Scale Microgrid Solutions

Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest up to $300m in distributed clean energy and microgrid platform Scale Microgrid Solutions.

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Quebec investor group set to carve out PE-backed Canam’s Canadian unit

Placements CMI, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ have agreed to buy the Canadian operation of steel maker Canam Group from American Industrial Partners in a C$840m deal.

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European PE funds are bigger than ever following record 2019 fundraising...

European private equity funds raised a record €86.4bn last year despite the number of funds in market falling to one of its lowest totals in a decade, new research shows.

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Schroder Adveq names Demaré, Wunderlin to board

European private equity specialist Schroder Adveq has named Sinikka Demaré and Georg Wunderlin to its board.

Foresight hits €342m first close for energy fund

Foresight Group has raised €342m for the first close of its European energy infrastructure fund.

Warburg to invest $300m in Scale Microgrid Solutions

Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest up to $300m in distributed clean energy and microgrid platform Scale Microgrid Solutions.

GLS Capital closes debut litigation finance fund on $345m

Chicago-based GLS Capital has raised $345m of capital commitments for the final close of its first litigation finance fund.

BC Partners set to pick up second Italian frozen patisserie company

Global private equity firm BC Partners has agreed to buy family-owned frozen patisserie maker Pasticceria Bindi.

Unigestion raising successor to €300m secondary fund closed two years ago

Swiss asset manager Unigestion has launched its latest secondary private equity fund, two years after raising €300m for the vehicle's predecessor.

Stone Point follows $7bn fund close with buyout of Goldman Sachs-backed Safe-Guard

Stone Point Capital has followed its $7bn fund close earlier this month with a buyout of Goldman Sachs-backed Safe-Guard Products.

Mainsail sells stake in PestRoutes to Gryphon less than two years after buying into...

Gryphon Investors has bought a majority stake in Mainsail Partners portfolio company PestRoutes, two years after the growth investors backed the business.

Blackstone back with $1.75bn Unizo offer to beat out preferred Lone Star deal

Blackstone has upped its offer for Japanese hotel operator Unizo to JPY191.6bn ($1.75bn) to beat out the currently favoured offer from fellow buyout house Lone Star.

Agtech veteran Finistere Ventures pulls in first capital for $250m-targeting Fund III

AgTech venture capital pioneer Finistere Ventures has pulled in its first capital towards a $250m-targeting fundraise.

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