Private equity major CVC has teamed up with industrial gases specialist Messer to buy the majority of Linde’s gases business in North America and some of its South American assets in a $3.3bn deal.
Growth equity house FTV Capital has backed cybersecurity and regulatory compliance provider A-LIGN with a $54.5m investment.
Shunwei Capital has aimed to raise as much as $600m for its Shunwei China Internet Fund IV.
A court case alleging the founder of embattled buyout firm Abraaj issued a $48.2m cheque that later bounced has been dropped after Arif Naqvi reportedly reached a settlement with the complainant.
Partners Group and African ICT impact investor Convergence Partners have teamed up to create new South Africa-based buyout firm Helical Capital Partners.
KKR has agreed to buy digital audiobook and spoken content producer RBmedia from Shamrock Capital after three years in the latter's portfolio.
Private equity-backed North American security services major Allied Universal has agreed an enormous bolt-on deal through the $1bn buyout of US Security Associates.
Thompson Street Capital has sealed a huge size increase for the final close of its fifth flagship vehicle - but says it plans to stick to the equity investment sizes which have served it well for its previous two funds.
General Atlantic has invested $250m in working capital finance provider Greensill to value the business at $1.64bn.