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11 February 2016

Carlyle announces $200m share buyback amid choppy markets, lower than expected earnings

dollar-726878_1920 Listed global buyout giant Carlyle has revealed plans to buy back $200m of shares amid lower than predicted fourth quarter earnings.

26 January 2016

Cargill’s Black River to launch new PE firm amid planned three-way business split

sunsets-264532_1280 Black River Asset Management, the hedge and private equity arm of agricultural commodities trader Cargill, is spinning off a private equity firm.

22 January 2016

LeapFrog joins with insurer Prudential to launch Africa partnership

africa-60570_640 Emerging market investors LeapFrog Investments has joined with Prudential Financial to launch a $350m investment partnership in Africa.

22 January 2016

KKR, COAMI and COS-Capital to target China with new platform

china Global private equity giant KKR has joined with China Orient Asset Management (COAMI) and China Orient Summit Capital (COS-Capital) to explore opportunities in China.

18 January 2016

Former managing director files sexism complaint against CVC in New York

hammer-802298_1920 Lisa Lee, a former managing director of European private equity firm CVC Capital Partners in the US, has filed a complaint over sexism against the firm with the Southern District of New York.

12 January 2016

Middlemarch Partners launches new private capital investment arm

empire-state-building-1081929_1920 New York-based financial services advisor Middlemarch Partners has announced the launch of a new investment vehicle, called Middlemarch Private Capital.

8 January 2016

Dick Smith blames previous PE owners for collapse

light-bulb-503881_960_720 Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith has criticised its previous private equity owners for its collapse, AltAssets understands.

7 January 2016

Brookfield ups shareholder dividend from PE arm spin out to $525m

spinning-top-235555_1920 Canada's Brookfield Asset Management is set to pay a $525m dividend to shareholders through the spin out of its private equity arm, Brookfield Business Partners (BBP).

6 January 2016

AMG buys equity stake in regional PE major Baring Private Equity Asia

shanghai-673087_1920 Global asset manager Affiliated Managers Group has picked up an equity interest in Baring Private Equity Asia.

6 January 2016

Former Earlybird VC duo launch new $120m early-stage investment fund BlueYard

wave-384385_1920 Ciarán O’Leary and Jason Whitmire, former partners at German VC firm Earlybird, are making a fresh start to the New Year with the launch of BlueYard Capital.

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