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23 June 2016

Blackstone buys into $12.75bn hedge fund Marathon

book-420497_1920 Blackstone has bagged a "passive, minority interest" in $12.75bn-managing New York hedge fund Marathon Asset Management.

21 June 2016

Four PE firms in the running for Old Mutual’s Italian wealth unit

italy-924043_1920 Four private equity firms are reportedly in the final stages of an auction to buy Old Mutual’s Italian wealth management unit.

15 June 2016

European VC Draper Esprit lists in London and Dublin

thumbnail_Draper_Esprit_02 European venture capital firm Draper Esprit has raised £103m through its listing on the London and Dublin Stock Exchanges.

14 June 2016

OMAM buys majority stake in Landmark Partners

handshake-671413-m OM Asset Management(OMAM) has purchased 60 per cent of global investment firm Landmark Partners as part of its strategy to broaden and diversify its portfolio.

10 June 2016

Guy Hands drops lawsuit against Citigroup after just four days

32ac271 Guy Hand’s private equity firm Terra Firma has withdrawn its lawsuit against Citigroup over the disastrous takeover of music group EMI in 2007.

8 June 2016

Guy Hands renews lawsuit against Citigroup

gavel-2-1409592-m Terra Firma founder Guy Hands has reignited his legal battle with Citigroup over his firm's disastrous takeover of music group EMI in 2007.

7 June 2016

3i follows strong financial year with three new hires, eight promotions

business-18107_1920 Private equity investor 3i has hired a trio of new staff and promoted eight more following a strong financial year for the business.

7 June 2016

Lightspeed China co-founder to launch own VC firm

Ron Cao Lightspeed China Partners co-founder Ron Cao is reportedly planning to launch his own venture capital firm.

2 June 2016

Former Stepstone secondaries head launches a new PE investment firm

20 dollars James Gamett, the former head of secondaries at Stepstone Group, has launched a new private equity investment firm.

26 May 2016

Electra serves termination notice to trust manager, hires Bramson as interim CEO

E The board of Electra Private Equity has served a notice of termination to investment manager Electra Partners, while Edward Bramson has been appointed interim CEO.

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