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13 March 2013

Summit Partners invests in hospice care through Heart to Heart deal

Global growth investor Summit Partners has made a minority investment in US-based hospice care provider Heart to Heart.

13 March 2013

Liquidity for European infrastructure investment still scarce $

Despite a growing appetite among institutional investors to invest directly in technology or infrastructure projects, investors continue to face considerable challenges and barriers to entry.

13 March 2013

Venture capital the answer to ‘Valley of Death’ for UK startups $

Death Valley Venture capital is the answer to a “Valley of Death” in the UK which sees promising startups struggle to bring their products to market, Ernst and Young has said.

12 March 2013

Oppenheimer settles SEC charges for $2.8m

usflag2_170sq Oppenheimer has agreed to pay more than $2.8m to settle US securities watchdog's charges of overvaluing the performance of a fund's largest investment by more than 10 times.

12 March 2013

Bids for PE-backed Hilding Anders, SF cinemas expected this week

Buyout activity in the Nordic region is reportedly on the rise with some large private equity-backed businesses expected to receive offers next week.

12 March 2013

VantagePoint Capital leads $15m round for data analytics specialist

Venture capital firm VantagePoint Capital Partners has led a $15m Series D financing round for San Francisco-based analytics software specialist Evolv.

12 March 2013

Enterprise Ventures re-ups in Xeros through £10m funding round

P Enterprise Ventures and Entrepreneurs Fund were among investors backing a £10m financing round for UK-based green washing machine company Xeros.

12 March 2013

KKR raising consortium to challenge rival buyout group for Life Technologies

Life Technologies US buyout giant KKR could raise a rival private equity consortium to challenge in the bidding for biotech tools group Life Technologies, it is understood.

12 March 2013

Oxford Capital nets up to 76% IRR from Arieso exit

exit 15_sq UK venture firm Oxford Capital has made the third profitable exit from its Gateway fund by selling network optimisation specialist Arieso to JDSU for $85m for a 4.7 times return.

12 March 2013

Oxford Capital Infrastructure Fund nears £30m final close $

oxford_sq UK venture firm Oxford Capital is on the verge of closing its second infrastructure fund, which is set to hit a final close before the end of March, AltAssets has learned.

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