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20 May 2016

Ex-Blackstone, Starwood execs eye $150m for niche early-stage RE, hospitality strategy

wolf-590756_1280 Grey Wolf Ventures, the early-stage investment firm founded by former execs at Blackstone and Starwood Capital, is out targeting $150m for a fund.

20 May 2016

AE seals third platform investment in wake of $680m fund close

military-jets-1245270_1920 AE Industrial Partners has followed the recent $680m final close of its debut fund by purchasing aerospace and vehicle parts maker AC&A.

20 May 2016

PE-backed mail order business launched by Robert Redford moots sale

sundance-1144241_1920 Private equity-backed Sundance Holdings, the US mail order business founded by actor Robert Redford, is reportedly exploring a potential $300m sale.

20 May 2016

Austin Ventures invests $12.8m in Bloomfire Series B

business-19148_1920 Austin Ventures has made a $12.8m Series B financing investment in knowledge-sharing software business Bloomfire.

20 May 2016

Facebook co-founder Saverin’s B Capital past halfway to $250m target for debut VC fund

news_asia_lrg B Capital Group, a venture capital firm launched by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin last year, has raised over $143.6m for its maiden fund, an SEC filing shows.

20 May 2016

PE-backed smart meter business Senus eyes $1.7bn sale

waste water Private equity-owned Senus, a provider of smart metering technologies systems to the global utilities industry, is reportedly exploring a sale.

20 May 2016

Bahrain’s Mumtalakat buys into Regent Properties’ US commercial RE portfolio

glass-facade-386515_640 Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat Holding Company has agreed to buy a stake in a commercial real estate portfolio valued at some $250m, managed by Los Angeles-based RE investor Regent Properties .

20 May 2016

Insight Venture Partners leads $50m Series C round in Showpad

art-1282317_640 Insight Venture Partners has has come in as new investor in content activation platform Showpad and led a $50m Series C round in the New York-based company.

19 May 2016

ABRY buys stake in Dermatology Associates

aging-skin-hand-150 Dallas-based private equity firm ABRY Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in Oliver Street Dermatology Holdings.

19 May 2016

CPPIB’s CEO Mark Wiseman to head BlackRock’s global active equity arm

Mark Wiseman, CPPIB, BlackRock Mark Wiseman, acting president and CEO of Canada's Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), will join global asset management group BlackRock in early September.

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