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Bowmark Capital to exit Leaders Romans Group to Platinum Equity

UK private equity firm Bowmark Capital has agreed to exit British property services business Leaders Romans Group to fellow buyout house Platinum Equity.

YFM makes second hire in the month with Nick Holt appointment

YFM Equity Partners continues team expansion by hiring Nick Holt as portfolio director to cover investments in South Western UK.

HIG to buy into EYSA Group to capture trend on city automation

HIG Capital has agreed to acquire smart mobility solutions EYSA Group.

Temasek to acquire Element Materials Technology from Bridgepoint for $7bn – report

Singapore's Temasek Holdings has agreed to acquire Element Materials Technology from Bridgepoint Group for $7bn, Reuters reported.

Hanover hires UBP London chief executive Brett Lankester to lead capital raising, IR

Lower-mid-market-focused private equity firm Hanover Partners has hired Brett Lankester, CEO of UBP London, as senior partner.

Pantheon promotes four IR execs to partner, reveals launch of Chicago office

Private equity major Pantheon has made four new investor relations partners amid a string of promotions and the launch of its Chicago office.

CVC said to eye $20bn valuation through London IPO

UK-headquartered private equity giant CVC Capital is reportedly eyeing a $20bn valuation through a potential IPO.

Eurazeo holds €150m second close for Smart City Fund II with new European and...

Eurazeo has hold a second closing for its Smart City II fund on €150m, bringing in new institutional and corporate partners in Europe and Asia.

Carlyle lines up €7.5bn European buyout fundraise – report

Carlyle is reportedly readying itself for its biggest-ever European fundraise with eyes on up to €7.5bn.

Here’s why edtech investing’s pandemic boom can continue post-Covid

Rather than dipping its toe back into the fundraising waters, it’s fair to say GSV Ventures dived in with both feet, launching not one, but two new funds just a few months apart. That confidence was inevitably boosted by the roaring success of edtech, GSV’s core specialism, throughout the pandemic – but how are things looking in the sector as things return towards normality? Managing partner Deborah Quazzo shared with AltAssets why she is optimistic that the pandemic boom will remain. 

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