Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Platte storms to $650m hard cap close for fourth fund

Colorodo buyout house Platte River Equity has struck its $650m hard cap in a final close of its fourth fund, taking just three months to get there.

Cinven, KKR sell Visma stakes to HgCapital in largest-ever European software buyout

Private equity majors Cinven and KKR have sold their stakes in business solutions provider Visma to a HgCapital led consortium. The deal values the company at €4.7bn, making it the largest European software buyout ever.

Sycamore Partners pips PE competition to agree $6.9bn Staples buyout

Consumer-focused private equity major Sycamore Partners has beaten away competition from buyout rivals to agree a $6.9bn deal for US office supplies chain Staples.

Cross-border PE specialist Cathay raises ‘biggest ever’ first-time Euro VC fund

International private equity house Cathay Capital has raised what it believes is a record for a first-time European venture capital fund by holding a $320m final close.

EMH brings capital under management to €700m with digital growth fund final close

Munich-based private equity house EMH Partners has doubled its investment capital under management by hitting a €350m final close for its oversubscribed digital growth fund.

Warburg backs ‘Bloomberg of retail’ Trax with $64m investment

Global growth investor Warburg Pincus has made a $64m investment into in-store retail intelligence business Trax.

EIF helps bring BioGeneration VC life sciences fund to €66m

VC firm BioGeneration Ventures' third fund has received two new investments, including one from the European Investment Fund, taking its fund total to €66m.

HGGC invests in third tech company this year with Denodo

Private equity firm HGGC has invested in Spanish-based data services company Denodo, whose clients include Vodafone and SwissRe.

Placement agent Capstone promotes two to managing director, names new principal

Global placement agent Capstone Partners has made a pair of promotions to managing director and one to principal.

Ex 3Com, Palm CEO sees Benhamou Global Ventures bag $80m for Fund III final...

Benhamou Global Ventures has breezed past its target for its third fundraise aimed at bringing European, Asian and Israeli startups to Silicon Valley.