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2 September 2015

Ardian looks to bolster presence in Spain with Madrid office

madrid-510595_640 Paris-based private equity firm Ardian is looking to strengthen it presence in Spain with the opening of a Madrid office, AltAssets can reveal.

2 September 2015

PE fundraising across Central, Eastern Europe soars as rest of continent slips $

czech-republic-457019_1280 Private equity fundraising in the CEE region increased more than three-fold in last year, bucking the trend in the rest of Europe according to new research.

2 September 2015

MBK Partners ‘preferred bidder’ for Tesco Korea unit after Temasek tie-up

Supermarket Asian private equity firm MBK Partners has reportedly emerged as the preferred bidder for Tesco's $6bn-valued South Korea unit in the wake of teaming with Singapore sovereign investor Temasek.

2 September 2015

Ex-HIG exec hits £50m first and final close for debut fund

waterfall-192984_1280 A new London-based private equity firm launched by former HIG Capital executive Andrew Steel has held a £50m first and final close on its target amount.

1 September 2015

EQT favouring IPO as it looks to offload Academedia

apple-256261_640 European private equity firm EQT is looking to sell Swedish education company Academedia, AltAssets understands.

1 September 2015

Carlyle in agreement to buy UK’s Innovation Group for £500m

software binary code computer The Carlyle Group is to acquire UK-based Innovation Group, a London-listed insurance claims tech company, for just under £500m.

1 September 2015

Primary Capital names Altium’s Hopwood as new investment director

paint-878820_1280 UK-based Primary Capital has hired Altium Capital's Chris Hopwood as an investment director in its Manchester office.

1 September 2015

PE firms need to be picky about investments amid pricey acquisitions environment $

wallet-669458_1280 Private equity firms need to be increasingly wary of picking and choosing the right companies to buy amid a continued increase in acquisition competition, a new report from Partners Group suggests.

1 September 2015

Omnes, Idinvest back €9m MBO of local retail software business Bimedia

bread-691467_1280 French private equity investor Omnes Capital has backed local retailer software and point-of-sale terminal business Bimedia a part of a €9m deal.

1 September 2015

Baring Private Equity Asia seals 40% Weetabix stake buy from Lion Capital

weeetabix Baring Private Equity Asia has sealed its purchase of a 40 per cent stake in UK branded cereal manufaacturer Weetabix owned by private equity house Lion Capital.

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