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28 February 2012

Accel Partners adds John Earner as London-based entrepreneur-in-residence

news_angry_birds_lrg Global venture capital giant Accel Partners has appointed gaming expert John Earner as entrepreneur-in-residence at its London office.

28 February 2012

Private equity-owned Clear Channel in $1.25bn note offering

Private equity-backed billboard and radio advertising company Clear Channel is to offer $1.25bn in notes through a private offering

28 February 2012

PAG Asia Capital backs China-based Bicon Pharmaceutical with $250m

Hong Kong-based private equity firm PAG Asia Capital has invested $250m in Chinese pharmaceutical group Bicon Pharmaceutical Holdings.

28 February 2012

Indian infrastructure investor GMR to sell assets to private equity firms

Indian infrastructure group GMR Infrastructure is looking to sell interests in three road projects to private equity firms.

28 February 2012

PC giant Lenovo commits to Vertex Venture Capital fund

Lenovo Group, the world’s second largest seller of PCs, is the latest company to look to Israel for tech investment opportunities by committing cash to Vertex Venture Capital’s new fund.

28 February 2012

Meritech Capital, SingTel Innov8 bring the Ruckus with $21.7m round

laptop2_lrg Mobile internet group Ruckus Wireless has secured $21.7m in financing, increasing the total investment in the company to $72.7m since June 2004. The financing was led by two new investors, late stage venture group Meritech Capital Partners and SingTel Innov8, the corporate venture capital arm of the SingTel group.

28 February 2012

Platte River Ventures invests in harbour services provider TPG Mt Vernon Marine

news_boat_lrg Private equity firm Platte River Ventures has announced an investment in harbour services business TPG Mt Vernon Marine.

27 February 2012

Cyrte, NPM sell Dutch online retailer to Ahold for €350m

Cyrte Private Equity and NPM Capital have sold, The Netherlands’ most popular shopping website, for €350m to Dutch food retailer Ahold.

27 February 2012

Acton, DN, Gründerfonds back online baby product seller

Acton Capital Partners, DN Capital and High Tech Gründerfonds have injected a high seven-figure sum into online baby products shop

27 February 2012

General Atlantic acquires minority stake in HIG-backed FNZ Holdings

Growth equity firm General Atlantic has joined existing investor HIG Europe by acquiring a minority stake in software as a service provider FNZ Holdings.

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