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5 March 2012

Russian VC firm RTP Ventures adds Jobanputra to NY office

Veteran VC Jalak Jobanputra has joined the New York office of Russian growth investor RTP Ventures, as a managing director and founding partner.

5 March 2012

Sun Capital nets 110x return from Raybestos Powertrain exitp

US private equity firm Sun Capital Partners has sold transmission-related product maker Raybestos Powertrain to Monomoy Capital Partners, in a deal that has made the firm a 110-times return on its initial investment, according to a source familiar with the situation.

5 March 2012

Index makes $9m minority investment in online fashion seller Nasty Gal

Index Ventures has boosted internet fashion retailer Nasty Gal with a $9m minority investment.

5 March 2012

Inventages backs €10.5m venture investment for Phospate Therapeutics

Inventages Venture Capital has invested €10.5m in mineral-based UK pharmaceutical company Phosphate Therapeutics.

5 March 2012

SingTel spends $321m on private equity-backed Amobee

Private equity-backed mobile advertising company Amobee has been bought by Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) for $321m - despite only boasting assets of about $600,000.

5 March 2012

Montagu takes on former Dyson CEO as director

martin-mccourt_sq Montagu Private Equity, the former buy-out arm of HSBC, has hired former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt as a director.

5 March 2012

Infinity Group invests $1.27m in silicon chip company Solorein

microchip5_sq China-focused Israel venture firm Infinity Group has invested $1.27m in silicon chip manufacturer Solorein Technology.

5 March 2012

Redpoint, eVentures to set up VC firm in Brazil

Silicon Valley growth investors Redpoint and eVentures have partnered to establish a venture capital firm in Brazil.

5 March 2012

L Capital Asia emerges as frontrunner to buy private equity-backed Lilliput

The Asian private equity arm of iconic luxury goods conglomerate LVMH has emerged as the favourite to clinch the retail assets, brand and liabilities of controversy-hit children’s clothing retailer Lilliput.

5 March 2012

IREIFS to return to trouble-hit Thailand after six-year hiatus

French private equity firm IREIFS Partners is returning to strife-ridden Thailand six years after shutting down its office due to political instability in the country.

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