Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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NTT Communications bags $500m for debut VC fund

The VC arm of Japanese telecoms company NTT Communications has raised $500m for its first venture fund, reaching what appears to be its final close.

Ambienta breaks seal on Fund 3 investing with first food industry buyout

Sustainability-focused private equity major Ambienta has bought flavour and colour maker AromataGroup to mark the debut deal from its €635m Fund 3.

Apax Partners offers $1.73bn in Trade Me Group takeover bid

Apax Partners has made a NZ$2.54bn ($1.73bn) takeover bid for New Zealand’s online marketplace company Trade Me Group.

Story Ventures seeking up to $40m for data-driven startups fund

Story Ventures is out eyeing up to $40m for a fund using data to transform business areas ranging from fintech and healthcare to business services and security.

Altus Capital continues Fund II deployment with ChoiceSpin buyout

Connecticut-based Altus Capital Partners has bought spinal implants manufacturer ChoiceSpin, representing its third acquisition in two years.

Clearview Capital taps Fund III to buy two opioid abuse treatment businesses

Clearview Capital has used its third fund to buy opioid abuse treatment companies Premier Care and Maintenance and Recovery Services, from Community Medical Services.

IMCO names Musicco as private markets head

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario has appointed former Ontario Teachers’ senior exec Nicole Musicco as a senior managing director for private markets.

Blackstone, Amazon said to battle New York Yankees for Disney sport channels

Blackstone has been named as potentially the only private equity bidder in Disney’s divestment of more than 20 sporting channels as part of its $71.3bn 21st Century Fox buyout.

Wildcat Venture Partners on hunt for hefty AUM increase through second fundraise

Wildcat Venture Partners is looking to more than triple its funds under management by raising up to $120m for its second investment vehicle.

Sequoia, Tenaya among VC exiters in $875m Autodesk buyout of PlanGrid

Venture capital-backed construction productivity software provider PlanGrid has been bought by design software major Autodesk in an $875m deal.

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