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Blackstone hits $4.6bn hard cap for biggest-ever PE fund dedicated to life science deals

Blackstone has raised $4.6bn for the biggest-ever private equity fund dedicated to life sciences investments, hitting its hard cap for the vehicle.

New Nordic life science firm Eir Ventures seals first close for debut fund

New Nordic life sciences venture capital investor Eir Ventures has hit a €76m first close for its debut fundraise.

Private equity firms picked up Covid-19 loan cash for portfolio companies, new US Treasury...

Private equity firms with stakes in the US healthcare industry have managed to tap into federal bailout money designed to give small businesses a lifeline through the pandemic, a new data dump from the Paycheck Protection Program shows.

Investment fund industry must be protected in aftermath of Covid-19: FCA chief exec

The investment fund management industry faces serious challenges in the wake of the coronavirus crisis - and a conversation must begin over how to protect it, the interim chief executive at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has said.

Here’s what the stats say about LP and GP activity during the coronavirus

The impact of the coronavirus crisis is likely to be felt around the world for years to come, with the economic aftermath potentially outstripping the 2008 financial crash. And that uncertainty over how the future is going to play out could easily see LPs becoming less trigger happy with capital, and private equity firms entrenching into safer investments.

Sagewind Capital buys US Army, NASA engineering services provider QuantiTech

Private equity player Sagewind Capital has made US Army, Air Force and NASA tech engineering services provider QuantiTech its latest investment.

SoftBank ups stake in PolicyBazaar despite the InsurTech’s CEO claiming the previous investment was...

Insurance marketplace PolicyBazaar has reportedly raised a further $130m from SoftBank, despite the chief executive believing the previous expansion efforts led by the mega investor were a "mistake."

Nauta Capital nears €500m AUM thanks to Fund V first close, reveals debut deal...

Nauta Capital has brought its assets under management to almost €500m through the first close of latest venture capital investment fund.

Silver Lake buys up French cloud payroll, HR software business Silae from founders

Tech-focused private equity major Silver Lake has agreed to buy French cloud-based payroll and HR software business Silae from the company's founding shareholders.

Recently-launched private equity house bd-capital picks probiotics pioneer Symprove for debut deal

Newly-launched private equity house bd-capital has sealed its first investment by backing Symprove, a startup attempting to disrupt the £35bn probiotics market.

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