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4 July 2013

Impax eyes ‘first mover opportunity’ through Finnish wind farm portfolio

Impax Asset Management is in discussions to buy a portfolio of onshore wind farms in Finland as it looks to bolster its portfolio over the next six months.

4 July 2013

Cerberus CEO Stephen Feinberg aborts bid for gunmaker

Cerberus Capital CEO Stephen Feinberg has decided against bidding for gunmaker Freedom Group, which the firm had put up for sale following last year’s Sandy Hook shooting.

4 July 2013

CalPERS makes first commitment to Clearlake Capital $

California Public Employees’ Retirement System revealed that it has backed Clearlake Partners’ third fund, which was one of the fund’s only four commitments to new managers in 2012. California’s largest pension fund made a total of ten commitments in 2012 including the $50m investment in Clearlake’s latest fund. The commitment helped the fund, Clearlake Capital[...]

4 July 2013

Charterhouse seeks private equity exit for Card Factory

UK-based private equity firm Charterhouse Capital Partners is looking to sell retail chain Card Factory to private equity acquirers including Cinven, Advent International, KKR and Clayton Dubilier & Rice.

4 July 2013

TPG Capital eyes exit for 25 per cent in Strauss Coffee

TPG Capital is seeking exit alternatives from Strauss Coffee, in which it holds a 25 per cent stake.

4 July 2013

Blackstone-backed Emcure Pharmaceuticals targets $100m listing

Blackstone-backed Emcure Pharmaceuticals is planning to raise $101.6 m in a public listing.

4 July 2013

China Private Equity Investment, Adamas agree $20m coinvestment plan

AIM-listed China Private Equity Investment Holdings has confirmed a seven-year $20m joint investment programme with Hong Kong-based investment management firm, Adamas Asset Management.

4 July 2013

M&A deals remain top of mind in Germany $

German corporates are showing increasing confidence in the mergers and acquisitions market and relying on their own liquidity to finance transactions.

3 July 2013

Claremont Creek Ventures eyes another $175m from third fundraise

Claremont Creek Ventures is reportedly looking to match the $175m it raised for its second vehicle as it targets a new fundraise later this year.

3 July 2013

Israeli investors Eisenberg and Shochat launch $140m fund

Israeli venture capitalists Michael Eisenberg and Eden Shochat have raised $140m for their venture fund Aleph, which will focus on Series A investments.


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