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Apax exits Unilabs to AP Moller Group in €5bn deal after 14-year-hold

Private equity major Apax Partners has agreed to sell its controlling stake in  Unilabs after 14 years in its portfolio, with AltAssets sources putting the deal at €5bn.

Booming PE secondaries market could hit $120bn next year, HarbourVest’s Atterbury says

The booming private equity secondaries market could hit more than $120bn next year as investors look to maintain allocations to private markets, HarbourVest managing...

Advent, GIC withdraw $8bn bid for Swedish drugmaker Orphan Biovitrum

Agnafit Bidco, set up by private equity major Advent International and Aurora, the investment vehicle of Singapore's GIC, has withdrawn an $8bn bid for Swedish drugmaker Orphan Biovitrum (SOBI).

Lightspeed China Partners beats fundraising target with $960m across new pair of vehicles

Lightspeed China Partners has raised $960m across its latest pair of investment funds, with the firm highlighting green tech as an exciting new area of opportunity.

Cloud security business Panther Labs hits $1.4bn valuation through big VC-backed Series B

Cloud-scale security analytics business Panther Labs has hit a $1.4bn valuation thanks to a hefty Series B investment round.

Second deal of the week for IK Partners as firm buys DA Languages from...

Pan-European private equity firm IK Partners has scored its second deal of the week by picking up DA Languages from Foresight Group.The firm said DAL is...

MassPRIM passes $100bn AUM fuelled by outstanding 2021 PE gains

Pension giant MassPRIM has passed $100bn in assets under management for the first time amid a record-breaking 2021 financial year fuelled by private equity gains.

Lee Equity takes majority stake in security system business Unlimited Technology

Lee Equity Partners has bought a majority stake in security system specialist Unlimited Technology.

HIG exits sustainable packaging producer Sustana Group to Blackstone Tac Opps

HIG Capital has exited recycled fiber and sustainable packaging and paper products producer Sustana Group to Blackstone Tactical Opportunities.

KKR hires Mukul Chawla from Temasek as newly-created head of growth equity in Asia...

Global investment major KKR has hired Mukul Chawla from Temasek as partner and the newly-created head of growth equity in Asia Pacific. Chawla will lead the firm's regional investment strategy into emerging, high-growth companies in sectors such as technology, health care, fintech and consumer sectors.

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