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25 February 2013

Hamilton Lane acquires Shott Capital Management

Philadelphia 5_sq Philadelphia-headquartered private equity investor Hamilton Lane has bought US-based private equity and distribution management services specialist Shott Capital Management.

25 February 2013

Insight Ventures helps AirWatch raise $200m in biggest funding round of 2013

Mobile device security specialist AirWatch has successfully closed a massive $200m Series A investment, which was led by Insight Venture Partners.

25 February 2013

Canada’s mid-market faces stark growth challenges $

Canada’s mid-sized companies saw their numbers decline in a difficult economic period where availability of finance remains a challenge.

25 February 2013

JOBS Act pushes private equity fund marketing centre stage $

While the rules and regulations of the US JOBS Act have not yet been finalised, many private equity firms remain unaware of where they stand when it comes to marketing and spreading the word about their funds.

25 February 2013

Wayzata invests in auto components group Ramkrishna Forgings

india3_lrg Wayzata Investment Partners has added to its Indian portfolio by acquiring a stake in auto components maker Ramkrishna Forgings.

25 February 2013

Carlyle could rescue second troubled carpet maker Axminster

carpet US buyout giant Carlyle could come to the rescue of troubled UK carpet maker Axminster after the 250-year-old company set for administration, it is understood.

25 February 2013

EMPEA names FLAG Squadron Asia partner David Pierce chair of Asia Council

Pierce EMPEA has appointed FLAG Squadron Asia partner David Pierce as chair of its Asia Council.

25 February 2013

Sequoia, Lightspeed exit TutorVista through $213m Pearson purchase

education_lrg Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Ventures have exited their investments in India-based education services company TutorVista after Pearson paid $213m for the business.

25 February 2013

Aurora Russia exits OSG Records Management to Elbrus Capital

O Private equity firm Aurora Russia has exited its investment in records management specialist OSG Records Management by selling it to growth investor Elbrus Capital.

25 February 2013

CEE-focused Mid Europa Partners announces promotions

Central and Eastern Europe-focused buyout firm Mid Europa Partners has named Jan Krzewinski as associate director, alongside a number of other promotions.


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