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Carlyle, Nomura said to team for Japan’s Orion Breweries bid

Private equity giant Carlyle is reportedly considering teaming up with Nomura Holdings to bid for Japanese beer maker Orion Breweries.

Ardian enters talks to buy aerospace maintenance player Revima

European private equity major Ardian has entered talks to buy a majority stake in aircraft equipment maintenance business, Revima.

LAFPP had to reduce commitment to $4bn Astorg Fund VII amid oversubscription

The Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System has agreed to commit $56.2m to three alternative asset funds.

Private debt in CEE set for massive growth, says one of its biggest players

Central and Eastern Europe's private debt market might not be top of every investor's allocation priorities, but the underpenetrated space is presenting ample opportunities and decent returns, one the region’s biggest non-bank commercial lenders has told AltAssets.

PE-backed Infor bags $1.5bn ahead of potential public listing

Private equity-backed cloud tech business Infor is reaching for the sky after raising $1.5bn from its owners, Koch Equity Development and Golden Gate Capital.

Hedge fund Light Street Capital launches venture fundraise with eyes on $270m

Palo Alto hedge fund Light Street Capital Management is looking to raise $270m for two venture capital vehicles.

Pokémon GO maker Niantic nears $4bn valuation through IVP-led Series C round

The maker of mobile video game sensation Pokémon GO has hit a valuation of almost $4bn thanks to a $245m Series C financing led by IVP.

Vesalius seals biggest-ever fundraise with three months until final close

Specialist life sciences venture capital investor Vesalius Biocapital Partners has already secured its biggest ever fundraise with three months to go until the final close.

Platinum, Kelso veteran Bridwell to lead OpenGate North America portfolio operations

Former Platinum Equity and Kelso & Co veteran Paul Bridwell has joined OpenGate Capital as a managing director to lead operations and portfolio management for the firm’s North America-based investments.

Abry buys human performance business Aduro amid eyeing $2.1bn for Fund IX

Abry Partners has made a strategic investment in human performance business Aduro amid fundraising for its $2.1bn-targeting ninth flagship fund.

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