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KKR makes first deal from $1.45bn healthcare fund with launch of bioprocessing tech platform

KKR has launched a new platform targeting next-generation bioprocessing technologies to mark the first investment from its $1.45bn Health Care Strategic Growth Fund.

HighLight Capital said to hit $300m US-fund close, but prepares for coronavirus delays

China-based fund manager HighLight Capital has reportedly raised $300m for the first close of its third US dollar-denominated fund.

USB flash drive inventor hopes to reap returns with $120m Grove Ventures II close

Israeli VC firm led by the inventor of the USB flash drive, Grove Ventures, has raised $120m for the final close of its sophomore vehicle.

Pamlico Capital cruises past Fund V target to hit $1.4bn final close

Pamlico Capital has soared past its target for its latest buyout fund to hit a $1.4bn final close.

PE majors face off in €16bn Thyssenkrupp bidding after superior Kone offer falls flat

Two private equity consortia are facing off for Thyssenkrupp's €16bn elevator unit after a better bid from Finnish industry rival Kone was squashed by antitrust concerns.

SoftBank forks out $2.5bn to get Vision Fund II on the road – report

SoftBank Group Corp has reportedly allocated $2.5bn of its own capital to new investments as it seeks to drum up interest for its second Vision Fund.

Skype co-founder’s VC firm Atomico raises $820m to close one of Europe’s biggest early-stage...

One of Europe's biggest-ever venture capital funds has been closed by Atomico, the venture capital house launched by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström.

Alstom’s €7.5bn Bombardier rail unit buyout sees CDPQ become company’s biggest shareholder

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has become the biggest investor in French train maker Alstom as part of the company's €7.5bn buyout of Canadian industry peer Bombardier's rail unit.

Accent Equity exits Aviator in sale to Avia Solutions

Swedish buyout house Accent Equity has sold its stake in aviation services company Aviator to Avia Solutions Group.

Palatine PE powers to 2.5x return selling Vernacare to HIG Capital

Palatine Private Equity has scored a 2.5x return selling single-use toilet specialist Vernacare to HIG Capital.

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