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26 November 2015

Newly-launched Draper Oakwood challenges traditional PE, VC with hands-off approach $

csm_Aamer-A.-Sarfraz_08b51d30a4 Draper Oakwood Royalty Capital is attempting to shake up the private investment market with a new offering for growth businesses.

26 November 2015

Tim Draper-backed growth investment firm targets UK royalty-based finance market

crown-759297_1920 Draper Oakwood Royalty Capital, a newly-formed firm specialising in royalty capital investments and backed by veteran venture capitalist Tim Draper, has launched in the UK this week.

25 November 2015

Japan Post Bank to launch private equity subsidiary from Dec

japan-112722_1280 Japan Post Bank, part of recently-privatised Japan Post Holdings, is about to take a dip into the private equity market with a new investment arm.

23 November 2015

Newly-rebranded MV Credit intends to launch new senior vehicle within a year

money-1005479_1920 Subordinated debt provider MV Credit, which changed its name and brand from MezzVest at the beginning of this month, plans to launch a new senior vehicle over the next year, AltAssets can reveal.

18 November 2015

Milan-based Charme hires three Doughty execs to open London office

city-of-london-view-638188-m Italian private equity firm Charme Capital Partners has bought in three former Doughty Hanson executives to open its London office.

12 November 2015

3i private equity operation realises £307m proceeds in six-monthly results

pounds Despite a volatile market 3i Group nabbed a gross investment return of £246m for its private equity portfolio according to its latest six-monthly results.

5 November 2015

3G Capital’s Kraft Heinz to cut 2,600 jobs from North American operations

ketchup-617231_1920 Kraft Heinz, owned by Brazilian buyout house 3G Capital, plans to close down seven manufacturing facilities and cut around six per cent of its staff in North America in a move to reduce costs.

5 November 2015

Formation 8 scraps Fund III plans, exec Lonsdale to launch own $400m fund

number-437926_1280 US venture capital firm Formation 8 has scotched plans to raise a third fund and is reportedly losing general partner Joe Lonsdale as he sets up his own fund.

29 October 2015

Carlyle raises $2.8bn for private equity in Q3 2015

coins-912719_640 Global private equity giant Carlyle Group has raised a total of $2.8bn across its private equity funds in the third quarter according to its latest earnings call.

21 October 2015

Ex-ORIX Ventures exec rejoins from Fifth Street to lead new healthcare team

David Orlandella   ORIX Former ORIX Ventures exec David Orlandella has returned to the firm after two years at Fifth Street Asset Management.

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