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30 August 2016

Judge rejects attempted block on Sycamore bid for bankrupt retailer Aeropostale

hammer-802303_1920 US private equity house Sycamore Partners has won a legal battle to be able to bid for teen clothing retailer Aeropostale, which the company had attempted to block amid claims the firm had intentionally pushed it into bankruptcy.

30 August 2016

KKR reshuffles Asia Pacific leadership ahead of new pan-Asian fundraise

lu_ming_web_0_0 KKR is expanding its senior team in Asia Pacific a week after it became known the PE group is gearing up for a new fund focused on the region.

30 August 2016

Blackstone collects more capital for Strategic Partners Fund VII

dollar money cash fund Blackstone’s dedicated secondaries platform Strategic Partners has raked in more capital for its seventh fund.

30 August 2016

General Atlantic launches $400m China tourism PE firm with online travel agency Ctrip

travel-1536305_1920 Global growth equity house General Atlantic has teamed with Chinese online travel agency Ctrip to launch a new private equity firm focused on travel and tourism in the country.

26 August 2016

DPE offloads Westfalia Group to US trade buyer Horizon Global at 9.9x EBITDA

pexels-photo-131811 German buyout firm Deutsche Private Equity (DPE) will sell Westfalia Group at a purchase price multiple of 9.9-times projected EBITDA.

26 August 2016

Danhua closes second venture fund at $255m

silicon-valley-sign California-based Danhua Capital has closed its second fund at an oversubscribed $255m, making it more than double the size of its predecessor.

26 August 2016

Leonard Green attracted to diamond retailer Signet, invests $625m

diamond-123338_1280 Diamond jewellery retail major Signet Jewelers has picked up a $625m investment from US private equity house Leonard Green & Partners.

26 August 2016

Blackstone ‘mines’ for black gold in Permian basin

droplet-1082157_640 Blackstone Energy Partners, managed by global private equity group Blackstone, will invest some $1.5bn for oil assets acquisitions in the Permian basin.

26 August 2016

KKR leads race to buy Entertainment One after ITV withdraws bid

tv television KKR is in a strong position to buy for Entertainment One following ITV's decision to withdraw its bid for the Canadian TV producer.

26 August 2016

True Ventures excited by nascent target markets after locking down $310m Fund V

combination-lock-1224671_1920 True Ventures has hit the $1.3bn mark for capital under management after holding a successful final close of its fifth fund.

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