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11 August 2015

Balderton Capital key investor in crowdfunding platform Prodigy Finance

college graduation cap gown Pixabay Balderton Capital, a London-based venture capital specialist, was the lead investor in a $12.5m equity investment round for Prodigy Finance, a crowdfunding platform that helps students from Africa and Asia attend top US and European business schools.

11 August 2015

Irving Place completes fund restructuring

money New York-based private equity firm Irving Place Capital has completed the restructuring of its third fund into a new $1.5bn vehicle, AltAssets understands.

11 August 2015

Gores Group seals $1.3bn Therakos trade exit three years after buyout

white-blood-cell-543471_1280 Global private equity firm The Gores Group has agreed to sell light-activated drug treatment provider Therakos in a $1.3bn trade sale three years after picking up the business.

11 August 2015

ABRY Partners, Riverside sink teeth into US dental services company NADG

dentist-428646_1280 US private equity firms ABRY Partners and The Riverside Company have backed dental services business North American Dental Group.

11 August 2015

Carlyle to buy Symantec’s data storage business

data storage_lrg Private equity firm Carlyle Group has agreed to buy the data storage business of software security company Symantec, ALtAssets understands.

10 August 2015

Dubai’s Abraaj Group invests in Turkish med supplies manufacturer

Daytime view of Dubai, Burj khalifa The Abraaj Group has invested an undisclosed amount in a Turkish medical supplies manufacturer, Yu-Ce Medical.

10 August 2015

GI taps DataCore Fund to buy US data centre facility

data storage_lrg US private equity firm GI Partners has purchased 10828 NW Airworld Drive, a Missouri-based data centre facility, via its DataCore fund.

10 August 2015

Bill Gates among investors in $120m Series B round for gene-editing start-up

DNA, gene strand Bill Gates and Boris Nikolic – a medical doctor who was Gates's chief science and technology adviser at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and who is currently managing director of an investment company called Bng0 – have been named among the 14 investors who have invested a combined $120m in a gene-editing start-up business called Editas Medicine

10 August 2015

Sequoia India to invest in Groupon India

India Sequoia India, a venture capital fund of Menlo Park, California-based Sequoia Capital's India business, venture capital firm, is to invest an undisclosed amount in Groupon's Indian business, Groupon and Sequoia India have announced.

10 August 2015

Segulah collects SEK1.9bn for fifth fund

Sweden Swedish flag Sweden-based private equity firm Segulah has raised just over SEK1.9bn ($216.6m) for its fifth buyout fund, AltAssets can reveal.

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