London-based buyout house Agathos Management is on track to raise £50m for its second fund after reaching a first close for the vehicle.
Healthcare, food and drink-focused private equity house Shore Capital Partners has backed full-service HR tech and solutions business Tandem.
Blackstone has agreed a $2.8bn buyout of Allstate Corp's life insurance arm.
Windjammer Capital Investors has promoted Ryan Pertz to managing director after eight years at the firm.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has sold healthcare referral platform ZorgDomein to Rabobank after four years in its portfolio.
Private equity major Nordic Capital has offered to buy complex medicines specialist Advanz Pharma in an $846m deal.
Apollo Global Management co-founder Leon Black is retiring as CEO after it emerged he paid $158m to paedophile Jeffrey Epstein - a far larger total than had previously been reported.
Europe's biggest healthcare private equity investor ArchiMed is expanding in the US through five new appointments in the New York City office.
Melio, which helps small businesses digitally manage their supplier payments, has collected $110m in funding, shooting its valuation to $1.3bn.
The European venture capital industry scored a remarkable victory in 2020 by setting new annual records for deal value and fundraising despite the volatility caused by the coronavirus crisis, new research shows.