Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Sycamore said to have seen off Sunrise in The Limited assets auction

Consumer-focused buyout house Sycamore Partners has reportedly won the race for assets of bankrupt US retail chain The Limited against competition from trade player Sunrise Brands.

Sageview leads first outside investment round in DMT Development Systems

Sageview Capital buyout house has led the first round of funding in Canadian vehicle software management company DMT Development Systems Group.

German venture capital firm Project A raises €180m across two funds

Berlin-based early stage investor Project A has brought its total assets under management to €260m through a pair of new fundraises.

ChrysCapital beats $600m target for seventh India-focused fund

Indian private equity investor ChrysCapital has secured a $600m-plus final close of its seventh fund thanks to backing from LPs including Singapore sovereign wealth player GIC.

Metier makes first Kenya investment, teams with Amethis for Kenafric buyout

Private equity firms Amethis Finance and Metier have teamed up to buy a 'significant' minority stake in East African consumer goods business Kenafric Industries.

Brynwood parts with plant protein-based food business Lightlife in $140m sale

Consumer-focused buyout house Brynwood Partners has agreed the $140m exit of plant-based protein food business Lightlife Foods to trade buyer Maple Leaf Foods.

Francisco Partners invests in digital childrens book provider myON

San Francisco-headquartered Francisco Partners has acquired the children books and digital reading products and services company myON from Capstone.

EQT Infrastructure agrees $950m Lumos Networks take-private deal

EQT has agreed a $950m deal for US fibre-optic network business Lumos Networks through its EQT Infrastructure business.

3G adds chicken chain Popeyes to Burger King, Tim Hortons business in $1.8bn deal

3G Capital-backed Restaurant Brands International has agreed a $1.8bn deal for Popeyes Louisiana Chicken, adding it to a stable which already includes Burger King and Tim Hortons.

Advent names Gonzalo Santos new head of Spanish operations

Advent International has brought in former TPG exec Gonzalo Santos as the news head of its Spanish operations.