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21 May 2015

Bain looking to downsize stake in Japanese Skylark

sushi food restaurant US-based private equity firm Bain Capital is reportedly set to offload part of its 70 per cent stake in Japanese restaurant chain Skylark Co.

21 May 2015

Ignition Partners closes oversubscribed Fund VI on $200m $

money-in-hand-1035691-m US-based Ignition Partners has raised $200m for its sixth venture capital firm from new and existing LPs, AltAssets can reveal.

21 May 2015

Interstellar visual effects company sold by Carlyle to HgCapital in £200m deal

Interstellar The UK visual effects company which worked on Hollywood blockbusters including Interstellar is set for a change of ownership after Carlyle agreed a £200m sale to fellow private equity firm HgCapital.

21 May 2015

Blackstone to sell 25% Eircom stake to Anchorage in wake of €3.3bn buyout rejection

telephone fax machine Listed global private equity firm Blackstone has reportedly agreed to sell the majority of its 30 per cent stake in Irish telecoms business Eircom, a day after the company rejected a €3.3bn buyout.

21 May 2015

Bain Capital eyes $1.2bn Bravida valuation through potential IPO

water pipes US buyout major Bain Capital has picked a trio of banks to lead an IPO of Swedish plumbing, heating and electric systems business Bravisa three years after buying the company from Triton Capital, it is understood.

21 May 2015

Levine Leichtman backs foam fabricator Allied Aerofoam

download Los Angeles-based private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has made an undisclosed growth equity investment in foam fabricator Allied Aerofoam.

21 May 2015

Permira ‘exploring’ Ancestry.com sale less than three years after buyout

ancestry old photo London-based private equity giant Permira has reportedly retained investment banks to explore the sale of Ancestry.com, the Utah-based company that helps people research their family histories.

21 May 2015

Vivo Capital, Venrock help gene therapy business Regenxbio to weighty $70.5m Series D

microscope pic Gene therapy-focused biotech business Regenxbio has closed a hefty $70.5m Series D financing round thanks to investment from firms including Vivo Capital and Venrock.

21 May 2015

Intel Capital among backers in flash storage company Coho Data’s $30m Series C round

lightning flash Flash data storage business Coho Data has pulled in $30m of Series C capital funding through a round backed by venture heavyweights including Intel Capital and Andreessen Horowitz.

21 May 2015

Cinven ups bid for Telekom Slovenia

telecom tower 2_sq European private equity firm Cinven has reportedly upped its bid for telecom operator Telekom Solvenia, despite being the only bidder.

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