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22 September 2016

CD&R brings in ex-Statoil, BG Group CEO as latest operating advisor

russia-112445_1920 Former Statoil and BG Group CEO Helge Lund has been hired by private equity major Clayton, Dubilier and Rice as an operating advisor.

22 September 2016

FountainVest closes third China-focused fund at $2.1bn

money-938269_960_720 China-focused private equity firm FountainVest Partners has closed its third fund at $2.1bn after receiving strong support from its existing investors.

22 September 2016

Carlyle collects $505m for third US CLO fund this year

dollar-17527_1920 Global alternative investment giant Carlyle has raised about $505m for its latest foray into the collateralised loan obligation fund market.

22 September 2016

TRG strengthens foothold in Asia with new Seoul office

seoul-410257_640 Emerging markets-focused investment firm The Rohatyn Group (TRG) has opened a new office in Seoul, Korea, to bolster and expand its operations in Asia.

22 September 2016

TPG Growth-backed e.l.f. Cosmetics fetches higher price in IPO

beauty-1584709_640 Discount beauty products maker e.l.f. Cosmetics has reportedly offered share at $17 apiece in its initial public offering (IPO), which was above the previously indicated range.

22 September 2016

EQT portfolio company BSN could hit €3bn-plus valuation through sale, IPO

bandage-1235337_1920 Nordic buyout house EQT Partners could see a €3bn-plus valuation for its German healthcare business BSN Medical through a potential exit, it is understood.

22 September 2016

Elephant appears to close debut fund at over $156m

elephant-114543_960_720 Boston-based venture firm Elephant Partners appears to have closed its inaugural fund at just over $156m.

22 September 2016

Prospect Partners picks Florida resistant glass business as latest expansion project

building-922529_1920 Lower-mid-market US private equity house Prospect Partners has backed a Florida glass products business to help it expand through acquisitions throughout the south east of the country.

22 September 2016

Five private equity groups may bid for Bayer’s dermatology business

skin-care-937667_640 PE majors KKR, Nordic Capital, Bain Capital, Blackstone and Cinven may look into a potential $1.1bn buy of Bayer's dermatology division.

22 September 2016

Forbion reaps ‘considerable return’ from Akarna exit to Allergan

apothecary-pharmacy-chemist-mortar-and-pestle-39522 Forbion Capital Partners has gotten its money's worth from the sale of Akarna Therapeutics just seven months after investing in the company, AltAssets understands.

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