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1 April 2015

Baring cautious on Japan, China with debut RE fund due to high prices $

tokyo-japan-965321-m The beauty of Baring having a pan-Asian outlook for its new real estate fund is that it can look beyond the toppy markets of Japan, Australia and China, says managing director at the firm Mark Fogle.

1 April 2015

Ethos snaps up two divisions from Nampak

south-african-road-1097295-m South Africa-based Ethos Private Equity has acquired the Tissue and Corrugate divisions from Africa’s packaging company Nampak.

1 April 2015

CBRE to buy real estate business of Johnson Controls for $1.4bn

apartment_real_estate_170sq Global real estate investor CBRE has agreed to buy real estate business Global WorkPLace Solutions from UK industrial equipment supplier Johnson Controls for $1.47bn.

1 April 2015

TowerBrook closes in on J.Jill purchase

news_clothes3_lrg Golden Gate Capital is to set to sell women's apparel and accessories retailer J.Jill to TowerBrook Capital Partners.

1 April 2015

Stone Arch Capital raises $205m for oversubscribed Fund III

Lower mid-market focused private equity firm Stone Arch Capital has held a $205m final close for its third fund after receiving heavy oversubscription.

1 April 2015

Andreessen Horowitz commits another $52m to Tanium

server5_lrg1 Venture capital major Andreessen Horowitz has invested an extra $52m in security and systems management business Tanium.

1 April 2015

KKR-backed oil and gas company Samson Resources may pursue bankruptcy protection

money-in-sock---euro-1433052-m US oil and gas producer Samson Resources Corp, whose backers include KKR, has stated it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection if it is unable to refinance its debt obligations.

1 April 2015

PE-backed GoDaddy to be valued at $4.5bn through IPO

money-in-hand-1037536-m Private equity-backed GoDaddy is set to raise $440m through its upcoming IPO, a figure which would value the company at $4.5bn.

1 April 2015

Bessemer urges CEOs to operate in states that ‘prioritise social justice’ amid new Indiana law

fountain-pen-94774-m US venture capital giant Bessemer Venture Partners has written an open letter to the CEO’s of all its portfolio companies urging them to do business in states that “safeguard everyone’s rights, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.”

1 April 2015

First Reserve loses marketing, IR director MacDonald

emergency-exit-1429638-m Energy focused private equity investor First Reserve has reportedly lost its director of marketing and communications Caitlyn MacDonald.

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