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22 April 2013

Vidyo brings fuding total to $116m through Triangle Peak-led financing

Vidyo Triangle Peak Partners has brought the total capital raised by Vidyo to $116m by leading the latest financing round for the video conferencing technology company.

22 April 2013

UK government to sell Urenco stake, possible suitors include buyout firms

nuclear cooling towers power The UK government today confirmed plans to sell its stake in Uranium enrichment company Urenco, which has drawn interest from a handful of buyout majors such as CVC and KKR.

22 April 2013

Winona Capital breaks first vehicle total in return to fundraising $

Laird Koldyke Winona Capital Management Chicago-based private equity firm Winona Capital Management has outstripped its debut fundraise as it continues to gather capital towards its $200m-targeting second fund.

22 April 2013

First quarter proves slow start for US venture capital investment $

The opening quarter of 2013 saw venture capital investment in the US fall 12 per cent in terms of dollars and 15 per cent in the number of deals, new data has shown.

22 April 2013

Elanus Capital aims to raise $200m second fund by end of June $

new york 7_sq Private equity firm Elanus Capital Management has launched its second fund targeting $200m, AltAssets has learned.

22 April 2013

Pamplona Capital in talks to buy majority stake in Carlyle-backed Medical Park

London-based private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management is reportedly in acquisition talks with Carlyle-backed company Medical Park.

22 April 2013

Betfair rejects £912m CVC-led takeover offer

red-card-football-soccer A private equity consortium led by CVC Capital Partners has been knocked back by UK-based online gambling business Betfair following a £912m takeover bid.

22 April 2013

General Atlantic expands India investment office

Growth equity firm General Atlantic has expanded its team in India with several new hires. Under the leadership of Sandeep Naik, who joined the firm as head of the firm’s Mumbai, office in late 2012, the firm’s team now includes eight investment professionals and two advisory directors.

22 April 2013

CVC buyout of Ista to be backed by more than €2bn in loans, bonds

ista_170 CVC’s surprise €3.1bn buyout of the stake in German metering firm Ista it does not already own will reportedly be backed by more than €2bn of debt financing.

22 April 2013

Access Capital targets $4bn of infrastructure deals within five years

australia_koala_170sq Access Capital Advisers is reportedly looking to secure infrastructure investment deals totalling $4bn in the next five years.

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