China-based venture capital firm NewMargin Ventures has raised RMB1.25bn ($186m) for the first close of its civil-military integration fund.
A private equity-led consortium featureing Apax Partners and Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy British satellite business Inmarsat for around $3.4bn.
Canadian-buyout house Onex Corp is set to move into the public securities space after agreeing to buy wealth manager Gluskin Sheff for C$445m ($331m).
European private equity player Oakley Capital is set for its first Spanish investment by agreeing to pick up Ekon, a Spanish provider of business software, as a carve-out from the Iberian operations of current owner Unit4.
Beyond Capital has agreed to sell SME software distributor Ebertlang to HQ Equita after less than two years in its portfolio.
Private equity-backed gene therapy specialist Brammer Bio has reached a definitive agreement to be bought by industry player Thermo Fisher in a $1.7bn deal.
Growth capital investor VGC Partners has raised more than £50m for the final close of its second fund focused on UK-based consumer, media and tech companies.
Canadian pension giant OMERS has launched a €300m European venture capital fund through its early-stage direct investment arm.