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9 October 2012

August exits Enara to Mitie ahead of first close for third fund $

August Equity has sold homecare provider Enara to British outsourcing giant Mitie for £111m, a move that comes as the UK lower mid-market private equity firm gears up for the first close of its third fund.

9 October 2012

Baring-backed Courts Asia seeks $111m in Singapore IPO

Courts Asia, the furniture and electronics retailer backed by Baring Private Equity Asia, is looking to raise S$137m ($111m) through its Singapore IPO.

9 October 2012

Private equity firms mulling AEG deal could have to pay $10bn

Philip Anschutz - AltAssets Private Equity News Private equity firms linked with billionaire Paul Anschutz’s sport and entertainment business AEG could have to part with $10bn for the business.

9 October 2012

CVC’s Nine Entertainment tables new proposal to lenders

Nine Entertainment, the beleaguered Australian television network backed by CVC, is reported to have put forward a fresh proposal to its senior lenders to restructure $3.2bn of debt.

9 October 2012

Accel completes Toostep exit to India’s Info Edge

recruitment Global venture investor Accel Partners has sold its stake in recruitment company Toostep Consultancy following a four-year holding period.

8 October 2012

Roark doubles assets under management with record $1.5bn fundraise $

Franchise-focused private equity firm Roark Capital has doubled its assets under management by closing its third buyout fund on $1.5bn.

8 October 2012

Graphite, Activa, ECM, MCH partner for pan-European network

charles-activa_sq Four European mid-market private equity firms have announced the launch of a new network aimed at helping their portfolio companies to expand internationally.

8 October 2012

Revolution Capital spends $9.5m on Tampa Tribune newspaper

Tampa Tribune - AltAssets Private Equity News LA-based buyout house Revolution Capital has bought Media General’s last remaining newspaper, The Tampa Tribune, in a $9.5m deal.

8 October 2012

Rothschild’s R Capital completes second exit in three months

Rothschild-backed growth equity firm R Capital Management has sealed its second successful exit in the last three months after selling EVE (Emulation and Verification Engineering) to Nasdaq-listed Synopsys.

8 October 2012

PensionDanmark takes stake in US wind farms

Denmark’s PensionDanmark has acquired 50 per cent of three US wind farms from German utility E.ON.

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