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8 November 2012

Lehman spin-out Trilantic sells Fortitech for $634m amid fundraising

Trilantic Capital, the buyout firm set up three years ago by five former dealmakers from the merchant banking arm of Lehman Brothers, has sold nutrition business Fortitech to NYSE Euronext-listed Royal DSM for an enterprise value of $634m.

8 November 2012

Waterland Private Equity backs Fleetpro merger

boat1 Dutch buyout house Waterland Private Equity has backed the merger of two river cruise companies to form Fleetpro, becoming the majority owner in the process.

8 November 2012

Warburg Pincus’ CPP bolts on ESCO Corp turbine division

Warburg Pincus portfolio company Consolidated Precision Products has bolted on Turbine Technologies Group after buying it from ESCO Corporation.

8 November 2012

Battery Ventures leads $28m round for Canada’s Diablo Technologies

Boston-based venture capital firm Battery Ventures has led a $28m financing round for Diablo Technologies, a Canadian maker of memory system interface products.

8 November 2012

Kenya’s Catalyst Principal Partners beats target for maiden fund

Catalyst Principal Partners, the Kenyan private equity firm set up by former Actis dealmaker Paul Kavuma, is reported to have exceeded its initial target for its maiden fund by a quarter.

8 November 2012

Carlyle rebounds from Q2 loss with strong third quarter results $

Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group has rebounded from a second quarter loss to post strong third quarter results amid a flurry of deal activity and fundraising.

8 November 2012

Longwood returns to fundraising with $80m-targeting vehicle $

sequoia-tree-trunk-wood Healthcare-focused venture capital firm The Longwood Fund has launched its second investment vehicle targeting $80m.

8 November 2012

Financial tech investors primed for underbanked consumer growth $

Revenues gained from interest and fees paid by underbanked consumers - individuals that lack access to financial services offered by mainstream banks - rose to $78bn in 2011, offering an attractive prospect for investors in financial technology.

8 November 2012

Graphite sells TileCo Group to Alcuin Capital Partners

UK mid-market buyout house Graphite Capital has sold its stake in TileCo Group through a management buyout to private equity peer Alcuin Capital Partners.

8 November 2012

ChrysCapital ups stake in Indian IT company KPIT Cummins

India-focused private equity firm ChrysCapital is believed to be planning to up its 9.5 per cent stake in IT company KPIT Cummins.

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