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20 February 2014

GGV Capital seeks $500m for new fund

china chinese flag China and US-focused venture firm GGV Capital has reportedly launched a new fund.

20 February 2014

Spectrum Equity leads $49m Extreme Reach financing round

video camcorder Spectrum Equity has reportedly led a $49m financing round for video advertising management business Extreme Reach.

20 February 2014

Google reveals new $300m growth capital arm to complement venture unit

growth5_sq Web search giant Google has reportedly put aside $300m for its new growth capital arm Google Capital.

20 February 2014

Blackstone, GIC draw closer to $750m deal for Kronos minority stake

US private equity firm Blackstone Group and Singapore sovereign wealth investor GIC are close to a deal for a minority stake in human resources software business Kronos.

20 February 2014

Hamilton Lane ends takeover talks with Paul Capital

Private equity firm Hamilton Lane has reportedly ended takeover talks with fund of funds manager Paul Capital.

20 February 2014

TPG completes Gelson’s Markets acquisition

shopping bag_lrg Private equity firm TPG has completed the buyout of Arden Group, the parent company of grocery store chain Gelson’s Markets.

20 February 2014

Sequoia Capital set to reap huge returns from WhatsApp stake

dollar large_sq Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital is set to get massive returns on its investment in messaging service WhatsApp, which has been acquired by Facebook for $19bn.

20 February 2014

Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund names Joelle Mevi new CIO

US public pension Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund has named Joelle Mevi as the new executive director and CIO.

20 February 2014

Ride-sharing firm Sidecar raises $10m venture capital round

Ride-sharing app Sidecar has raised $10m in Series B funding from Union Square Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Avalon Ventures and SoftBank Capital.

20 February 2014

Prospect Partners backs California’s Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Centers

US lower mid-market private equity firm Prospect Partners has backed a management-led recapitalisation of California-based Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Centers.

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