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Another VC trio pile into UiPath Series C, business already valued at more than...

A trio of venture capital firms have helped boost UiPath's Series C financing round, which had already given the robotic process automation software developer a $3bn valuation.

Summa Equity said to already be seeking SEK5bn for sophomore fundraise

Scandinavian buyout house Summa Equity is reportedly already prepping to raise SEK5bn ($550m) for its second fund, less than two years after the successful close of its debut vehicle.

Consumer-focused San Francisco Equity Partners back with first fundraise for seven years

Expansion-focused buyout house San Francisco Equity Partners has launched its first fundraise in seven years.

Bain Capital VC arm closes $1bn early, growth-stage tech fund

Bain Capital Ventures has raised $1bn for the final close of a new fund focused on growth-stage technology startups, taking its assets under management to $4.9bn.

Catalyst Principal Partners pulls in $155m for second East Africa fund

Catalyst Principal Partners has raised $155m (Kes. 15.5 Billion) for its second fund focused on East African investment.

Apis Capital unveils AI-focused fund

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Privet Capital seals quick return exiting toy business Vivid to trade major Goliath

London-based private equity investor Privet Capital has exited independent UK toy major Vivid Toy Group to global trade buyer Goliath after less than two years in its portfolio.

Advent, Apollo, SK Capital make second round for Evonik unit auction

Advent International, Apollo Global Management and SK Capital Partners have joined a consortium of Triton and Rhone to the second round of bidding for Evonik’s methacrylates plastics unit.

Permira picks up Asian aquatic feed business, Grobest Group

Permira has agreed to buy a 50 per cent stake in Asian aquatic feed producer Grobest Group, representing the firm’s third investment in aquaculture sector.

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