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27 August 2015

Temasek wades into bidding for Tesco South Korea unit, could team with PE firm

Homeplus Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek is the latest investment major to enter the race for the South Korea arm of British supermarket operator Tesco PLC, it is understood.

27 August 2015

TIAA-CREF in tie-up with 2 Swedish pension funds to buy European property

europe map TIAA-CREF, the giant US pension entity, is joining forces with two of Sweden's national pension funds to create a €4 bn-plus pan-European office investment platform.

27 August 2015

Providence sells Ironman to Wanda Group

bikerace-1009284-m US buyout house Providence Equity Partners has the Ironman triathlon series of races to Dalian Wanda Group in a $650m deal.

27 August 2015

Premji Invest among flurry of VC firms backing $82m ServiceMax Series F round

work-711708_1280 A string of venture capital firms have taken part in an $82m Series F financing round for field service management software provider ServiceMax.

26 August 2015

Limited partners trade group to boost ‘activities’ in DC

the-capitol-4-1225800-m The Institutional Limited Partners Association, which represents more than 300 pension funds and other private equity fund investors globally, is planning to increase its activities on behalf of the industry in Washington, DC, AltAssets understands.

26 August 2015

Blackstone’s Baumgarten going to Angelo, Gordon in 2016 in new role

boardroom Joshua S Baumgarten, a senior managing director at Blackstone, is going to Angelo, Gordon & Co in the newly-created role of senior managing director and head of credit, beginning in 2016.

26 August 2015

Edge Natural Resources closes debut fund on $445.7m

refinery-109024_640 Dallas-based private equity firm Edge Natural Resources has closed its debut fund on $445.7m.

26 August 2015

Sino-French PE firm Cathay Capital backs Chinese architecture consultancy

water cube China and France-focused buyout firm Cathay Capital Private Equity has tapped its mid-cap fund to back Chinese architecture and engineering consultancy CCDI.

26 August 2015

Five new investors take stakes in Palamon Capital entities

handshake-440959_1280 Palamon Capital Partners, a pan-European private equity firm, said five "top-tier" investors have purchased stakes in its funds from existing LPs, and are committing capital to a new vehicle that will invest alongside its Palamon Auxiliary Partnership 2013 fund.

26 August 2015

NEA leads $49.5m round in education platform Coursera

business-or-education-1097236-m New Enterprise Associates has led a $49.5m Series C round in online education platform Coursera, AltAssets can reveal.

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