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22 January 2013

Private equity-backed Sunac China plans to sell shares

Bain Capital-backed property developer Sunac China Holdings’s share price has taken a dive after the Hong Kong-listed company said it was planning to sell shares.

21 January 2013

Abbott Capital returns to fundraising trail with sixth fund in five years $

Veteran private equity investor Abbott Capital has launched its fifth fund of funds in as many years thanks to a new 2013 vehicle.

21 January 2013

Partners Group hires IIF managing director Charles Dallara

Private markets investment manager Partners Group has appointed Charles Dallara, currently managing director of the Institute of International Finance, as a partner.

21 January 2013

Hartford HealthCare ups PE allocation by 6%, eyes secondaries funds

US pension and endowment investor Hartford HealthCare Systems is reportedly upping its private equity allocation by six per cent.

21 January 2013

Trinity Ventures takes on former GREE strategist as EIR

Ethan Fassett Trinity Ventures has hired former GREE International strategist Ethan Fasset as entrepreneur in residence.

21 January 2013

Avallon hits first close for Fund II thanks to EBRD cornerstone capital $

Polish private equity firm Avallon has received a cornerstone commitment for its latest fund from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

21 January 2013

Globalturk, Mitsui partner for Tempo Cagri Hizmetleri deal

Tempo Cagri Hizmetleri_sq Globalturk Capital has brought in Japanese trading giant Mitsui & Co as a co-investor in Tempo Cagri Hizmetleri, the fast-growing Turkish call centre and distant services company the Istanbul-based private equity firm first invested in two years ago.

21 January 2013

EQT closes second infrastructure fund at €1.925bn hard cap

Nordic buyout house EQT has closed its second infrastructure fund at its hard cap of €1.925bn, a fundraising that was oversubscribed after less than year on the road.

21 January 2013

KTPF commits to Hamilton Lane, Paul Capital secondaries funds

Korea Teachers Pension Fund, South Korea’s $11bn public teachers’ retirement system, is reported to have committed $60m to private equity secondaries funds managed by Hamilton Lane and Paul Capital.

21 January 2013

Europe’s venture capital industry challenges misconceptions $

Europe's venture capital industry is seeking to challenge the widely held view among institutional investors and policy-makers that the region is lagging behind the US when it comes to the financing of entrepreneurship.


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