Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Sahel eyes further Nigerian agri-sector boost with new $65.9m fund

African fund manager Sahel Capital has closed its debut fund on $65.9m to target Nigerian agricultural businesses and boost employment and productivity in the region.

Ares credit arm brings in BlueBay’s Higgins as new partner

Alternative asset major Ares Management has brought in Peter Higgins as a partner and portfolio manager in its credit group.

KKR, Western Digital make shock late bid to topple $18bn offer for Toshiba chip...

KKR and Western Digital have made a surprise late bid for Toshiba's in demand semiconductor unit, despite the company already picking a Japanese government-backed investor group including Bain Capital as the preferred bidder.

Trend Micro targeting ‘next wave’ of tech opportunities with $100m fund

Japanese security software company Trend Micro has launched a $100m investment fund to target the sector it believes marks the "next wave" of tech investment opportunities.

Bain Capital, Cinven see €5.9bn Stada bid killed by shareholder vote

Bain Capital and Cinven's €5.9bn bid to buy German generic drugmaker Stada has been rejected by shareholders after the firms failed to pass a threshold for support for the deal.

Ex-Dropbox, Tencent execs eye up to $136m from debut Basis Set Ventures fund

A pair of tech industry execs formerly of Google and Dropbox have filed to raise up to $136m for a new venture capital fund.

Platte River picks up oil, mining chemicals business MGF Capital

US private equity firm Platte River Equity has purchased MGF Capital, a chemical maker for the oil, water, mining and agricultural markets.

Applied Ventures targets Korean tech businesses with $40m fund

The early-stage investment arm of US semiconductor maker Applied Materials has launched a $40m fund targeting Korea's tech industry.

Ardian eyes Americas expansion for T2O after minority stake buy

Ardian's growth investment arm has made its first push into Spain by picking up a minority stake in Spanish digital media agency T2O in the hope of helping the business expand in the Americas.

Alantra exits furniture plastics business Probos in €99m deal

Spanish private equity firm Alantra has agreed a €99m deal to sell furniture plastics producer Probos Group to German strategic buyer Surteco.