NEWS & VIEWS

Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Europe

10 January 2011

Vendis Capital closes consumer-focused fund on €111m

Belgian private equity firm Vendis Capital has closed its debut fund on €111.5m, above its €100m target.

10 January 2011

BNP Paribas closes clean energy infrastructure fund above target on €473m

European investment group BNP Paribas’ infrastructure-targeted Clean Energy Fund, which focuses on low-risk and proven renewable energy technology, exceeded its target at the final close raising €437m.

10 January 2011

Deutsche Private Equity gets into driver’s seat with Westfalia-Automotive

German firm Deutsche Private Equity has taken a stake in Westfalia-Autmotive, a manufacturer of towbars and carrier systems for automobiles.

10 January 2011

Secondaries trading platform operator Secondcap receives green light from UK regulators, prepares to launch

A new platform for the trade of private equity fund stakes looks set to launch this month after receiving authorisation from UK regulator the Financial Services Authority.

10 January 2011

Hands extracts £12m dividend from Terra Firma

Guy Hands, the head of Terra Firma, took a £12m (€14.4m) dividend from his firm last year in the face of falling profits and a catastrophic court battle over its largest investment, according to the Financial Times.

10 January 2011

CVC picks up Spanish arm of private equity-backed healthcare company Capio

European private equity firm CVC has agreed to buy the Spanish arm of Swedish healthcare group Capio in a deal worth €900m, according to the Wall Street Journal.

7 January 2011

Blackstone set to buy UK office park for £500m

US private equity firm Blackstone is in exclusive negotiations to buy one of Britain’s largest office parks, according to the Financial Times.

7 January 2011

Endless acquires UK business outsourcing company Liberata

UK turnaround specialist Endless has acquired Liberata Limited, a supplier of business processing outsourcing services to the public sector, in the firm’s first London deal and its biggest investment to date.

7 January 2011

Symphogen closes largest ever European biotech funding round on €100m

Danish biopharma Symphogen has raised €100m in the largest ever funding round for a European biotech company.

7 January 2011

ISS scraps $8.5bn Apax takeover talks, prepares for IPO

Danish cleaning and outsourcing company ISS has broken off takeover talks with UK private equity firm Apax Partners and is planning a share flotation, scrapping what could have been the biggest European buy-out since the downturn.

Page 812 of 1,280« First...102030...810811812813814...820830840...Last »

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy


AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton St, London EC2A 4HJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2015