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20 September 2012

VTB Capital nears $200m first close for agriculture platform $

Tim_Demchenko_sq VTB Capital, the investment arm of Russia’s second largest lender, is nearing a first close for its maiden agriculture platform, Tim Demchenko, the firm’s global head of private equity and special situations, told AltAssets.

20 September 2012

Carousel turns up $212.5m for fourth buyout fund $

carousel-horse-circus-fair-merry-go-round South east US-focused Carousel Capital Partners’ latest buyout fund has matched the $210m it collected for its 2007 vehicle.

20 September 2012

Munich’s Wellington hits €70m first close for new life science fund

Munich-based venture capital firm Wellington Partners has hit a €70m first closing of its fourth life science fund, which will invest in medical device, diagnostics and biotechnology companies in Europe.

20 September 2012

Palamon’s Towry nets £47.3m debt package from Macquarie, RBS

luxury-yacht_sq Towry, the UK wealth manager with £4.6bn of assets under management backed by mid-market private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners, has secured a £47.3m financing package from Macquarie and Royal Bank of Scotland.

20 September 2012

Size matters for institutional commitments to PE $

Establishing a captive private equity fund investment programme is a luxury afforded to only the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors.

20 September 2012

Electra Partners bags £30m debt portfolio

alec-euros-2_lrg European buyout house Electra Partners has picked up a portfolio of second lien and mezzanine debt positions in five UK and European companies for £30m.

20 September 2012

Adrian MacKenzie to step down from CVC

Renowned buyout veteran Adrian MacKenzie has announced his intention to resign from his role as a managing partner at CVC Asia Pacific, a move that comes as the global buyout giant battles with lenders over a protracted restructuring of Australia’s Nine Entertainment.

20 September 2012

IndoUS-backed CarZ eyeing second financing round

IndoUS Venture Partners-backed automobile service company CarZ is planning a second fundraising round by February, it is understood.

20 September 2012

Bain Capital could pay $1.8bn for Apex Tool Group

Bain Capital has emerged as frontrunner to buy Apex Tool Group from Danaher Corp and Cooper Industries for up to $1.8bn.

20 September 2012

TPG Capital now sole remaining bidder for Billabong

surfing_sq Billabong has revealed that one of two suitors to buy the beleaguered Australian surfwear brand has pulled out of takeover talks, leaving global buyout giant TPG Capital as its sole remaining bidder.

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