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3 August 2015

Cabot doubles its investment through the sale of Compello

british-pounds-166847_640 UK-based Cabot Square Capital has scored a 2-times return through the sale of debt purchasing and management company The Compello Group.

3 August 2015

Estimate that CalPERS’ undisclosed PE payments over 18 years totaled ‘at least $5bn’

california map A UK academic has been reported as saying that CalPERS, the largest US public pension scheme, "failed to disclose payments of at least $5bn to private equity managers over a period of 18 years".

3 August 2015

Hostplus a lead investor as Australia’s QIC announces $A1bn first close of global infra fund

Australia Hostplus, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, was one of the lead investors in QIC's new Global Infrastructure Fund, which has marked its first close with commitments of A$1bn ($800m).

3 August 2015

Battery buys Physical Security Business Unit in $100m deal

Camera. Security US investment firm Battery Ventures has purchased the Physical Security Business Unit (PSBU) of NICE Systems in a $100m deal.

3 August 2015

Blackstone, Fortress Investment in the race to buy Japan’s Simplex

tokyo-japan-965322-m US private equity firms Blackstone Group and Fortress Investment Group have both been shortlisted for the second round of bidding for Japan’s Simplex Investment Advisors.

3 August 2015

LDC completes £23m MBO of fume extraction business BOFA

pounds UK private equity firm LDC has backed a £23m buyout management of fume extraction systems manufacturer BOFA International.

3 August 2015

Paine & Partners to offload its Sunrise Holdings frozen fruit biz for around $450m

oranges Paine & Partners, a San Mateo, California-based private equity investment firm specialising in the food and agribusiness sectors, is to sell its stake in Sunrise Holdings Delaware for around $450m to a listed Canadian organic food supplier.

3 August 2015

PE-backed Scout24 could revive IPO plans amid market uptick

chart-594212_1280 Private equity-backed advertising group Scout24 has reportedly reignited plans for an IPO amid an improvement in European equity markets.

3 August 2015

GSR looks to raise $150m for Fund V

china GSR Ventures has launched its fifth fund with a $150m target, just days after announcing a $5bn vehicle to target global tech deals.

3 August 2015

Warburg Pincus exiting Coyote Logistics to UPS for $1.8bn

van Warburg Pincus is to sell Coyote Logistics to UPS for $1.8bn, confirming reports published here last month.

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