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26 November 2012

Downward trend for European buy & build activityp

Add-on activity in Europe has been even weaker than the subdued levels seen in H1 2012, and well below the same quarter in 2011, according to new research from Silverfleet Capital.

26 November 2012

CVC considers splashing out on Sutton and East Surrey Water

Private equity giant CVC is eyeing a bid to bring water infrastructure company Sutton and East Surrey Water back into buyout hands, it is understood.

26 November 2012

Australia’s PE, VC industries weather global market challengesp

In spite of the difficult macroeconomic climate – hampered by the European and American debt crises – private equity transaction value and volume remained consistent in Australia.

26 November 2012

Investindustrial facing Indian competition for Aston Martin deal

Aston Martin - AltAssets Private Equity News Italian private equity firm Investindustrial has seen its offer for British luxury car maker Aston Martin trumped by Indian vehicle maker Mahindra & Mahindra, it is understood.

26 November 2012

UK’s MMC Ventures re-ups in Love Home Swap

UK technology investor MMC Ventures has led a £800,000 round of investment into holiday home exchange website Love Home Swap.

26 November 2012

Blackstone-backed hedge fund loses partner Kevin Kwong

Hong Kong hedge fund Senrigan Capital has lost one of its partners, Kevin Kwong, who has left to establish new investment firm The Aria Group.

26 November 2012

Apax, Baring Asia could help Manipal Global gather $200m expansion cash

college-education-graduat Apax Partners and Baring Asia could help Indian education company Manipal Global raise $200m to help the business make acquisitions to expand its global presence.

26 November 2012

Apollo eyes £180m deal for UK jewellery company Aurum

US private equity firm Apollo Global Management is reportedly in talks to buy Aurum, the owner of the Goldsmiths, Mappin & Webb and Watches of Switzerland jewellery stores.

26 November 2012

India Infoline strikes two real estate deals from Domestic Series I fund

building-plans_lrg Indian financial services provider India Infoline has made a $20.6m investment in two residential projects, it is understood.

26 November 2012

UK turnaround property fund EMCO Capital launches

Private equity firm EMCO Capital Advisers has launched to target turnaround opportunities in the UK property sector.


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