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8 January 2013

KKR to pump additional $40m into United Envirotech

KKR has agreed to pump an additional $40m of equity into United Envirotech, the Chinese water treatment company the buyout firm first invested in 18 months ago.

8 January 2013

UPDATED: Rutland makes 2.6x return on sale of Advantage Healthcare

Specialist turnaround and restructuring investor Rutland Partners has sold healthcare services provider Advantage Healthcare to Interserve for £26.5m.

8 January 2013

Arsenal Capital backs bolt-on for WIRB Copernicus

Mid-market healthcare investor Arsenal Capital Partners has backed its portfolio company WIRB-Copernicus Group’s acquisition of software developer Research Dataware.

8 January 2013

High-Tech Gründerfonds leads venture round for Drug Response Dx

Germany’s High-Tech Gründerfonds has led an investment in drug development company Drug Response Dx, alongside medical technology company QIAGEN.

8 January 2013

ConMine rises again with Norrlandsfonden investment

ConMine, a Swedish-based provider of manufacturing and repair and maintenance services to the mining industry has secured backing from local investment firm Norrlandsfonden.

8 January 2013

Spark, Highland lead $14m Series A for booking site GetYourGuide

Online travel booking platform GetYourGuide has closed a $14m Series A round of funding from Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe.

8 January 2013

Liquidity improves in final quarter to help boost UK private equity $

The issuance of €2.6bn of leveraged senior loans in the UK in Q4 2012 represented a 110 per cent increase on the previous quarter, and private equity firms looked to improve existing capital structures of their portfolio companies.

8 January 2013

Strong momentum builds for technology M&A $

With corporate balance sheets still strong and private equity firms eager to deply dry powder, UK technology-focused M&A looks set to remain active in 2013 as liquidity continues to improve within capital markets.

8 January 2013

Cotton Creek makes headway with second buyout fund $

Cotton Creek Capital, the Dallas, Texas-based lower mid-market private equity firm, is making headway with its second buyout fund.

8 January 2013

Private equity fundraising down, secondaries see increase $

While some large funds drove up the numbers in 2012, many firms struggled to reach their targets and will probably continue to do so as more groups come to market this year.

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