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23 October 2013

Pinto Technology Ventures marks 10th year with special opportunities fundraise $

drug-pharma-medical-healthcare Healthcare-focused early-stage investor Pinto Technology Ventures has pulled in almost $25m for a special opportunities vehicle as it marks its tenth year in business.

23 October 2013

Ferrovial sells 8.65% stake in Heathrow Airport to UK pension fund

airport 6_sq Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial has reduced its stake in London's Heathrow Airport, selling part of its interest to UK pension fund Universities Superannuation Scheme.

23 October 2013

Tvigle look for private equity investors to help expand pay-per-view service

tv_screen_170sq Russian internet video streaming service Tvigle is looking for a private equity investor to help it capitalise on the country’s crackdown on internet piracy and expand its business.

23 October 2013

Mid Europa takes further step to consolidate Central European laboratory market

Mid Europa Partners has made its second bolt-on deal in the Central European laboratory space in the space of a week with Diagnostyka’s acquisition of Polish pathology company Olympus Consilio.

23 October 2013

TDF reviews €3.5-3.6bn offers for French business

telecom tower 2_sq Private equity-backed broadcasting masts operator TDF has reportedly reviewing two offers for its French division that were below its asking price of €4bn.

23 October 2013

Partners goes direct with Universal Services of America deal

Swiss-based Partners Group has made a direct investment in security services company Universal Services of America.

23 October 2013

Proskauer beefs up private investment funds group in Asia

Global law firm Proskauer has added Lynn Chan to the firm’s private investment funds group as a consultant resident in the Hong Kong office.

22 October 2013

Blackstone, GIC grab 57% of Rothesay Life from Goldman Sachs

The Blackstone Group and Singapore sovereign investor GIC have both bought 28.5 per cent stakes in UK insurer Rothesay Life from Goldman Sachs.

22 October 2013

Pharos Capital hires new senior analyst following raft of promotions

interview hire job suit tie Dallas and Nashville-based private equity firm Pharos Capital Group has brought on board investment banker Brett Jackson as a senior financial analyst.

22 October 2013

TEDCO launches fund focused on US army veteran-run businesses

camouflage-425250-m TEDCO Capital Partners has launched a venture capital fund solely dedicated to investing in businesses owned by veterans of the US armed forces.


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