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17 July 2015

Advent and Bain’s Worldpay exit seen nearing, though PRA move could slow it

fake credit card payment News earlier this week that Barclays' deputy chairman, Sir Michael Rake, was to join Worldpay as its new chairman sparked widespread media conjecture in London of a pending IPO for the London-based payments processing business, which would see Worldpay investors Advent and Bain take their exits.

17 July 2015

Carlyle, Macquarie shortlisted for ANZ’s car finance unit

handshake deal US private equity firm Carlyle and Macquarie Group are among the bidders shortlisted for ANZ Banking Group's $6bn-plus car and equipment loan book, AltAssets understands.

17 July 2015

BaltCap exits Latvian moulded fibre packaging maker VLT

egg carton BaltCap, a private equity and venture capital investor focused on and based in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, said it has exited its 48 per cent shareholding in the Latvian moulded fibre manufacturing company VLT Ltd.

17 July 2015

Spectrum Equity leads $45m investment in Ethoca payment tech biz

debit credit card machine payment Spectrum Equity, a US-based growth equity firm operating out of Boston and San Francisco, was the lead investor in a $45m minority growth equity investment in Ethoca, a provider of technology services for credit card issuers and online retailers.

17 July 2015

TPG, Affinity-backed UTAC looks to launch $350m IPO

technical-647481_640 Private equity-backed precision engineering company UTAC Holdings is looking to raise as much as $350m in its US IPO, AltAssets understands.

17 July 2015

Birch Hill Equity Partners to exit Shred-It International to Stericycle

shredded paper Birch Hill Equity Partners – which has a stake in Oakville, Ontario-based Shred-It International, alongside US business services supplier Cintas Corp – is to exit the business, as it is being acquired by NASDAQ-listed Stericycle Inc. for $2.3bn cash, according to a statement issued by Stericycle on Wednesday.

17 July 2015

Singapore’s GIC to pay $41.9m for 35% stake in Brazil shopping mall

Via Parque Shopping Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC, is to pay S$56.9m ($41.9m) for a 35 per cent stake in a Rio de Janeiro shopping mall.

17 July 2015

PAI looking to list Swedish chemicals business Perstorp

color-241301_640 French private equity firm PAI Partners is reportedly looking to list Swedish chemicals Firm Perstorp at around €1.5bn including debt, AltAssets understands.

16 July 2015

Permira seen in line for piece of fragmenting eBay

ebay logo As the US e-commerce company eBay prepares to split with its PayPal arm, a consortium led by the private equity firm Permira is in line to pick up eBay's enterprise business for around $900m, the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets were reporting on Thursday.

16 July 2015

VMG Capital raises $500m third fund, closes three investments, sells a $550m stake

Dollar cash money VMG Partners, a California-based private equity firm that specialises in investing in and building branded consumer product companies, said it had closed its third fund, VMG Partners III, on $500m.

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