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22 May 2015

Cerberus launches Seibu share selldown in wake of unhappiness with IPO

Seibu railway US distressed private equity investor Cerberus Capital Management has launched an $878m selldown of its stake in Japanese railway, bus and hotel business Seibu after a turbulent few months which saw it fail to gain control of the company's board.

22 May 2015

Cerberus ends 4-year holding of Silverleaf Resorts

beach-1392670-m Cerberus Capital Management has offloaded vacation ownership company Silverleaf resorts to Orange Lake Holdings.

22 May 2015

Cinven’s Coor picks Nasdaq Stockholm for planned Q2 IPO

office desks training Cinven-backed service management company Coor has revealed its choice of stock market for its expected IPO.

22 May 2015

VC-backed Shopify valued at $1.27bn at IPO pricing

shopping-442708-m Venture capital-backed e-commerce software provider Shopify has been valued at $1.27bn, after pricing its IPO at $17 per share.

22 May 2015

Israel’s Glilot raises $77m for second VC fund

isr Israel-based venture capital firm Glilot Capital Partners has closed its second fund on $77m, over double the size of its predecessor.

22 May 2015

Twitter co-founder’s Obvious Ventures raises more than $123m for debut fund

stack dollar cash money capital fund Obvious Ventures, the new venture capital firm set up by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, has raised over $123m for its debut fund.

21 May 2015

TA Associates buys ‘majority’ stake in Procare Software, citing ‘growth prospects’

childcare TA Associates, the Boston-based, internationally-focused private equity specialist, said it has completed "a majority investment" in Procare Software, a maker of electronic child care management systems.

21 May 2015

Bain looking to downsize stake in Japanese Skylark

sushi food restaurant US-based private equity firm Bain Capital is reportedly set to offload part of its 70 per cent stake in Japanese restaurant chain Skylark Co.

21 May 2015

Index Ventures poaches Ilya Fushman from Dropbox for general partner

Ilya Fushman Index Ventures, the internationally-focused venture capital firm, has named a top executive of one of its portfolio companies, Dropbox, general partner.

21 May 2015

Ignition Partners closes oversubscribed Fund VI on $200m $

money-in-hand-1035691-m US-based Ignition Partners has raised $200m for its sixth venture capital firm from new and existing LPs, AltAssets can reveal.

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