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FBI worried that private equity firms are being used to launder money

A leaked FBI bulletin calls for increased regulatory scrutiny of private equity firms and hedge funds to better fight money laundering.The bulletin was part...

Private equity carried interest could see UK tax hike after chancellor announces capital gains...

Private equity executives raking in hefty amounts in carried interest could be in line for a tax hike after the UK chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an investigation into the country's current capital gains tax system.

TPG takeover of Covid-ravaged Cirque du Soleil looks dead amid impending creditor deal –...

Private equity plans to take over world-famous Cirque du Soleil on the cheap after coronavirus pushed it into bankruptcy protection have been scuppered by creditors, who are reportedly set to agree a recapitalisation of the company.

Advent helps seller acquirer Thrasio to $1bn valuation through debut tech fund investment

Advent International has helped FBA business acquirer Thrasio to a $1bn valuation by leading a hefty investment round for the company.

VC surge sees record-breaking private equity year for Central and Eastern Europe

A record-breaking year for private equity investment in Central and Eastern Europe saw €2.95bn of capital invested in over 460 companies, new data from Invest Europe shows.

KKR taps $1.3bn Global Impact Fund to back Australian carbon offset business Greencollar

Global private equity giant KKR has backed Australian carbon offsetting specialist GreenCollar through its $1.3bn Global Impact Fund.

LPEA names director of strategy Pesch as new CEO

The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has named Stephane Pesch as its new CEO, nine months after he joined LPEA as director of strategy.

Valor Equity Partners passes $1bn in fifth flagship fundraise

Growth-focused private equity house firm Valor Equity Partners has passed the $1bn-mark for its fifth flagship fundraise.

Align Capital follows $450m Fund II close with deal for PE-backed-business advisory firm WilliamsMarston

Align Capital has followed the $450m hard cap close of its sophomore private equity fund earlier this year by backing accounting advisory and management consulting business WilliamsMarston.

EQT sells Fund VII investment to EQT VIII, IX and TA Associates in €3bn-plus...

EQT has agreed to sell its EQT VII investment IFS to its successor funds EQT VIII and EQT IX alongside new backing from fellow private equity investor TA Associates in a deal worth more than €3bn.

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