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Trilantic Europe has bought into German eye care company Smile Eyes Group eyeing its extensive network in the market.
European buyout house Equistone has completed its acquisition of children product brand Vertbaudet. The deal marked the firm’s second investment in France in two weeks.
HIG Capital has announced the recapitalization of MISCOwater through the newly launched United Flow Technologies. UFT will be the firm’s investment platform for municipal and industrial water and wastewater market.
Sequoia Capital China has reportedly led a $150m series E round funding in Beijing Cloudwise Technology which specialises in AI for IT operations. The firm was joined by new investors including Boston Investment, the Greater China-focused Future X Capital, and investment bank CR Capital.
US buyout house Apollo has agreed to take New York-listed homebuilder The New Home Company private in a $388m all-cash transaction. The firm said it expects an “exciting opportunity” as accelerated housing demand is met with limited supply.
Private equity major Eurazeo has hauled in €1.6bn for its growth strategy targeting equity investments in European tech companies. The group has put in €320m of capital towards the strategy while €200m has come from retail clients.
Private equity major Partners Group has agreed to acquire a portfolio of eleven Travelodge hotels in Australia for AUD 620m to seize the opportunity of discounted assets from COVID-19 to capitalize on the long-term relative value of the country’s hospitality sector.
BBH Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Brown Brothers Harriman, has completed an investment in nurse staffing companies Gifted Healthcare to capitalize on the shortage of nurses in the industry.
Buyout giant KKR is reportedly the latest investor in talks with World Rugby for a potential investment in the commercial rights of its global competition.
Index Ventures has raised a hefty $2.9bn across its latest heavyweight venture capital funds, as well as another $200m for its first seed-focused vehicle.