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Round Hill Capital opens Dublin office appoints new MD

Round Hill Capital has opened a new office in Dublin as it appoints John Vaudin as managing director for Ireland.

Features

How private equity houses can avoid investment pitfalls in a post-GDPR...

The new GDPR data protection laws have created huge challenges for businesses across the globe. Polly Ralph, director and Sarim Shaikh, manager in PwC’s Data Protection Strategy, Law and Compliance Services practice take a look at the extra considerations GPs now need to make when eyeing up a potential portfolio investment.

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Biotech’s decent start to 2018 PE, VC investing ends as value...

Biotech's decent start to the year in terms of private equity and venture capital invested faded away in July with the second monthly drop in both deal value and volume, new research shows.

Popular Articles

LaSalle rides Canadian real estate stability with C$350m of new property fund capital

LaSalle Investment Management says it has secured up to C$350m of new capital for its open-ended Canadian core real estate fund.

Thoma Bravo buys up Centrify from PE backers

Thoma Bravo has bought a majority stake in identity & access management platform Centrify from its PE backers.

Baring PE Asia, Polaris among $75m of new LA Fire & Police Pension PE...

The $23.1bn Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System has lined up $75m worth of commitments for three alternative asset funds.

PE-backed Chinese travel website Mafengwo aims for $300m funding round

Private equity-backed Chinese travel website Mafengwo has aimed to raise up to $300m in a new funding round.

Stepstone Group, Temasek back $135m Openspace Fund II at final close

Openspace Ventures has hit the hard cap for its second Asia-focused fund after raising $135m for the vehicle.

Houston’s Falcata Capital draws in $1bn for inaugural fundraise

Falcata Capital has raised $1bn for the final close of it first private equity fund, which will invest in software and technology-enabled service companies.

Vivo Capital registers successor to $750m Fund VIII

Healthcare-focused Vivo Capital has begun fundraising for its latest investment vehicle, Vivo Capital Fund IX.

Main Capital picks healthcare coms business Enovation

Main Capital has bought healthcare communication software company Envision from Vanad Group, weeks after the first close of its €100m debut mezzanine fund.

Pantera said to near $100m for third blockchain, crypto venture capital fund

Blockchain and crypto technology-focused investor Pantera Capital has raised up to $71m in the fundraise for its third venture capital vehicle.

EQT puts $800m third Asia fund to work backing facilities management service provider China...

European private equity major EQT has tapped its newly-raised mid-market Asia fund to pick up a 40 per cent stake in facilities management service provider China Shine.

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