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21 February 2013

Resource Capital Funds reveals $2bn target for latest mining vehicle $

coal-mine-2_sq Mining-focused private equity firm Resource Capital Funds is targeting $2bn for its latest private equity vehicle, double the size of its last fund raised in 2009.

21 February 2013

Sun European Partners sells Lee Cooper for $72m

sale5_lrg Private equity firm Sun European Partners has sold fashion brand Lee Cooper to Iconix Brand Group for $72m in cash.

21 February 2013

Argos Soditic completes Antex, FIS majority stake purchases

human team network French private equity firm Argos Soditic has completed its purchase of a majority stake in Italian business services outsourcing companies Antex and FIS.

21 February 2013

Finnish venture capital firm VNT Management raises €77m for its Power Fund III $

Finnish venture capital firm VNT Management has confirmed it has closed its Power Fund III on €77m.

21 February 2013

China’s securities watchdog releases draft regulations for PE and VC firms

china beijing_sq China’s securities watchdog has decided to tighten the regulation of private equity funds with oversight powers to be given to the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC).

21 February 2013

PE firm Sportswear Holdings to slash Michael Kors stake to 5.8%

shares stocks IPO The founder of PE-backed Michael Kors and several other shareholders are set to reduce their stakes in the fashion brand following a massive increase in the share price.

21 February 2013

Private equity pulls away from Gardner Denver deal amid due-diligence concerns

Gardner-Denver-compressor A trio of private equity bidders for US industrial equipment company Gardner Denver have reportedly pulled away from a deal amid disagreements over the due-diligence process.

21 February 2013

Auda nears halfway point in $300m-targeting secondaries fundraise $

Veteran alternative assets investor Auda International has gathered more than $134m of commitments after launching its third secondaries-focused private equity vehicle.

21 February 2013

Dan Johnson named as Stockholm-based partner for CapMan Buyout

Nordic private equity firm CapMan Group has added Dan Johnson as a partner in CapMan Buyout, in the firm’s Stockholm office.

21 February 2013

Castle Harlan promotes Tariq Osman to managing director

Tariq Osman Castle Harlan New York-based private equity firm Castle Harlan has promoted Tariq Osman to managing director following a decade at the firm and its Australian affiliate.


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