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5 December 2013

Barclays distressed debt spinout Glendon Capital eyes $1bn debut fundraise

spinning-top_lrg The private equity firm formed by the spun-out distressed debt team at Barclays is reportedly targeting about $1bn for its debut fund.

5 December 2013

Macquarie Capital hires veteran banker Mark Burton as senior managing director

Mark Burton Macquarie Capital Macquarie Group has hired Evercore Partners senior adviser Mark Burton as a senior managing director in its Macquarie Capital arm.

5 December 2013

Blackstone looks to exit La Quinta Inns & Suites via IPO

Private equity major Blackstone is reportedly leaning towards floating hotel chain La Quinta Inns & Suites instead of selling it.

5 December 2013

Norwest Venture, Excel Venture back oversubscribed $14m ClearDATA Series B round

A trio of venture capital investors have helped healthcare cloud computing platform ClearDATA Networks close its oversubscribed $14m Series B funding round.

5 December 2013

Former White House advisor, venture capitalist Eidenberg passes away

dc Former White House advisor and venture capitalist Eugene Eidenberg has passed away of glioblastoma at the age of 74.

5 December 2013

Delos Capital backs coatings maker California Products Corporation

new york 5_sq new york 5_sqRecently launched private equity firm Delos Capital has bought water-based specialty chemical coatings, manufacturer California Products Corporation.

5 December 2013

UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement “great shame” for green investment $

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement has been accused of being short-sighted on climate change and resource security and failing to deliver greater certainty for long-term investors.

5 December 2013

Wynnchurch Capital sells crash test dummy maker STH to Golden Gate Capital

collision-car-crash_sq Mid-market private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has agreed to sell crash test dummy maker Safety Technology Holdings(STH) to Golden Gate Capital.

5 December 2013

RDIF, CIC plan to expand joint investment fund

The Russian Direct Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation are planning a $2bn top-up to their joint fund, according to Private Equity International.

5 December 2013

TCDRS commits $100m to two funds $

The Texas County & District Retirement System has committed $100m to two private equity funds, AltAssets has learned.


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