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30 September 2016

Zouk Capital scores big on va-Q-Tec’s Frankfurt IPO $

stock-exchange-641913_640 UK-based growth investor Zouk Capital will get a good payoff from the IPO of Germany's va-Q-tec which started trading at €14 per share in Frankfurt today.

30 September 2016

Lexington launches $2bn-targeting secondaries fund

dollar-943738_960_720 Global secondaries investor Lexington Partners is looking to raise $2bn for its fourth specialised middle market fund, two years after the closing of its predecessor.

30 September 2016

Westport Capital Partners raises $232m for new opportunities fund

architecture-1517570_640 Connecticut-based real estate investment firm Westport Capital Partners has collected $232m for a new fund nine months after closing its fourth flagship RE vehicle.

30 September 2016

Former HIG exec targets up to $300m for debut Gemspring fund

dollar-1362244_960_720 (1) Former HIG Capital managing director Bret Wiener is looking to raise up to $300m for its debut Gemspring fund, AltAssets can reveal.

30 September 2016

Lyceum sells on Compact Media after six years in portfolio

exit-387227_1280 UK growth investor Lyceum Capital has exited its six-year investment in media advisory group Compact Media to Canadian trade buyer Ole.

30 September 2016

Verdane spends €30m on a pair of German tech assets seeking strong foothold in Europe

iman-1465169_640 Nordic private equity firm Verdane has reportedly invested €30m to buy shares in German technology companies Searchmetrics and Hornetsecurity this week.

30 September 2016

Oaktree exits huge UK student housing portfolio to GIC, GSA

girl-868784_1920 Oaktree Capital Management has sold its 7000-plus bed UK student student accommodation portfolio to Singaporean sovereign investor GIC and student housing developer GSA.

30 September 2016

Varsity Healthcare hits the road with $250m Fund II two years after debut pool

heart-1616463_640 Los Angeles-based private equity investor Varsity Healthcare Partners has returned to the market after a two-year pause looking to get $250m for its second fund.

30 September 2016

JMI Equity hands $55m to Higher Logic

meetings-1149198_960_720 Growth equity firm JIM Equity has backed community platform provider Higher Logic with a $55m investment.

30 September 2016

Louisiana SERS makes first emerging markets PE commitments, backs latest KKR Asia fund

alligator-439887_1920 KKR's mammoth new pan-Asia fundraise has picked up a commitment from the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System.

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