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30 July 2015

Augmentum Capital, Neil Woodford lead Seedrs’ £10m investment round

piggy-bank-3-353454-m Augmentum Capital, a London-based venture capital fund backed by Lord Rothschild, and star British fund manager Neil Woodford were named as the lead investors in a Series A fund-raising for the crowd-funding platform, Seedrs.

30 July 2015

PAI Partners to sell Swissport to China’s HNA Group for $2.81bn

plane-airport PAI Partners, the Paris-based private equity firm, is to sell Swissport International, an airport luggage and cargo handler, to HNA Group, which owns China's fourth-largest airline, for CHF2.7bn ($2.81bn).

30 July 2015

Paine & Partners’ Costa completes second biggest Australian IPO of the year

background-2277_640 New York-based Paine & Partners has raised A$550m ($400.8m) following Costa Group’s IPO.

30 July 2015

Summit Partners exec Joe Trustey dies in Milwaukee plane crash

Joseph Joe Trustey Joe Trustey, a managing director and chief operating officer of Summit Partners, was killed on Wednesday night when his single-engine plane crashed at Milwaukee’s Timmerman Airport, the American business publication Fortune and other American news organisations were reporting on Thursday.

30 July 2015

New Golden Gate Ventures fund ‘for SE Asian tech start-ups’ attracts Temasek, Saverin

GGV Capital Vinnie Laurie Golden Gate Ventures, a Southeast Asia-based investment house focused on forging ties between Silicon Valley and Asia, said it has first-closed its second fund on $35m – with contributions from Temasek, the Singapore fund, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.

30 July 2015

TPG, Leonard Green-owned Petco said in IPO talks

dogfood pixabay Petco Animal Supplies, the American pet supplies retail chain owned by TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, has been involved in talks with investment banks "in recent weeks" about a possible initial public offering, the Reuters news organisation is reporting.

30 July 2015

Audax looking for $360m from Koda sale

chemicals Pixabay Boston-based private equity firm Audax Group is reportedly looking for $360m for Koda Distrbution Group after putting the chemical products specialist up for sale.

30 July 2015

Carlyle taps Beijing Partners Fund for $85m Chinese vending machine investment

japan-682010_1280 Private equity giant Carlyle has revealed a RMB530m ($85m) investment in Chinese vending machine company Ubox Technology & Trade Co.

30 July 2015

Verdane sells Banqsoft, last exit from Fund IV

exit-387227_1280 Norwegian private equity firm Verdane Capital Advisors has sold financial software company Banqsoft AS to KMD.

30 July 2015

Marlin Equity joins TSG as My Fit Foods investor

fruits-850491_1280 LA-headquartered private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners has agreed a deal for healthy prepared meals maker My Fit Foods.

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