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18 December 2013

The Wellcome Trust reports 18% investment return

pound_sterling_170sq Medical charity The Wellcome Trust said its investments returned 18 per cent, or over £2.6bn, in the year to end September.

18 December 2013

Centerbridge scraps $3.3bn buyout of bankrupt LightSquared amid regulatory fears

telecom tower 2_sq Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners has reportedly pulled out of a $3.3bn deal for bankrupt telecommunications business LightSquared.

18 December 2013

Buyout-backed IMS Health hires JPMorgan to lead 2014 IPO

Private equity-backed healthcare data business IMS Health has reportedly hired JPMorgan Chase to run an IPO which could value the business at almost $10bn.

18 December 2013

William Morris nears deal to acquire IMG from Forstmann Little

hollywood_lrg Talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment is reportedly nearing a deal to buy peer IMG Worldwide from private equity firm Forstmann Little for $2.3bn.

18 December 2013

RoundTable Healthcare nets $402m from Aqua Pharmaceutical exit

skin5_lrg Operations-focused private equity firm RoundTable Healthcare Partners has agreed to sell Aqua Pharmaceuticals to global pharma business Almirall for up to $402m.

18 December 2013

Banks contact Ares Management about potential IPO

stock brokerage market share listed Private equity firm Ares Management has reportedly been contacted by banks about a potential IPO.

18 December 2013

Darby Private Equity exits Leadcorp

Korea flag Franklin Templeton Investments’ private equity arm Darby has sold its stake in Korean consumer finance business Leadcorp on the KOSDAQ Market of Korea Exchange.

18 December 2013

Ardian exits French vocational training company Cegos

Paris-headquartered Ardian, previously AXA Private Equity, has sold its minority stake in vocational training company Cegos Group.

17 December 2013

CVC Capital Partners hits $2bn first close for latest Asian fund

korea dragon stone London-headquartered private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has reportedly held a first close for its fourth Asian fund.

17 December 2013

UK’s Adamant Ventures eyes £80m for debut oil and gas exploration buyout fund

Oil and gas-focused UK private equity firm Adamant Ventures reportedly plans to collect £80m for its debut private equity fund by April 2014.

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