Permira buys into Italian high-end fashion manufacturing company Gruppo Florence
Private equity major Permira has agreed to buy a majority stake in high-end fashion manufacturing specialist Gruppo Florence from backers including VAM Investments, Fondo Italiano d’Investimento and Italmobiliare.
Defence, government-focused Godspeed Capital seals $250m Fund II close
Godspeed Capital, a lower middle-market PE investor focused on defense and government, has closed its sophomore fund on $250m.
AXA Venture Partners launches €1.5bn late-stage tech fund
AXA Venture Partners (AVP), a global venture capital firm specialising in high-growth, technology-enabled companies, announced the launch of a new strategy, targeting late-stage tech companies with a €1.5bn fund.
Golding launches another buyout co-invest fund in wake of 2020 vehicle’s strong performance
German buyout house Golding Capital Partners has launched a new co-invest fund targeting the small and mid-cap segments. The firm previously raised €273m for its oversubscribed...
Verdane brings in new partner Schwarz as part of German expansion push
European private equity firm Verdane has brought in new partner Dominik Schwarz to follow the launch of its second German office.
Hamilton Lane collects $850m across new impact fund, separate accounts
Alternative investment major Hamilton Lane has raised $370m for the final close of its second impact and sustainability fund.
GTCR raises record $11.5bn to reach Fund XIV hard cap
US private equity major GTCR has hit an $11.5bn hard cap final close for its biggest ever fund.
Atomico co-founder Ljungman bags $115m across two new Moonfire Ventures funds
Moonfire Ventures, the venture capital firm led by Atomico co-founder Mattias Ljungman, has raised $115m across two new Europe-focused fundraises.
Keensight Capital hires ex-JP Morgan tech exec Hafeez as M&A director
Technology and healthcare-focused buyout house Keensight Capital has brought in former JP Morgan tech investment banker Rafe Hafeez as M&A director.
Blackstone buys Fosun-owned diamond and gem certifier IGI in $455m deal
Alternative investment giant Blackstone has agreed a $455m buyout of International Gemological Institute from Chinese conglomerate Fosun.