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12 November 2014

Harbert picks up aircraft cabin electronics business Flight Display Systems

plane-seat-interior-aircraft-passenger Harbert Management Corp has tapped its third private equity fund to buy aircraft cabin electronics business Flight Display Systems.

16 September 2014

Australia’s Anchorage makes 4x return exiting electronics company Dick Smith

3d-illustration-of-computer-technologies--concept-notebook-1398484-m Private equity firm Anchorage Capital Partners has made an estimated four-times return its final stake in Australian consumer electronics company Dick Smith nine months after the company launched an IPO.

12 September 2014

Baring PE Asia backs out of Pioneer audio-visual unit deal

Pioneer Buyout house Baring Private Equity Asia has backed out of a deal to pick up 51 per cent of Pioneer Corp’s audio and video unit.

14 August 2014

BASF, Octopus in Series A round for electronic materials business

chemistry-5-487795-m BASF Venture Capital and Octopus Investments have laid down capital for a “significant” Series A funding round for organic semi-conductor material maker SmartKem.

27 June 2014

Montagu exits decade-long Maplin investment with £85m sale to Rutland

maplin store UK-based Montagu Private Equity has sold electronics retailer Maplin to Rutland Partners for £85m after spending a decade rejuvenating the business.

17 March 2014

HIG Europe backs MBO of UK consumer electronics accessories company Kondor

HIG Europe has backed the management buyout of UK-based consumer electronics company Kondor in the first deal from its 2013 vintage fund.

3 March 2014

Montagu mulls Maplin exit, could sell for double initial investment

Maplin UK-based Montagu Private Equity is reportedly planning a £400m to £500m sale of High Street electronics retailer Maplin after ten years of ownership.

7 February 2014

Sony sells PC business to Japan Industrial Partners

Japanese flag pole Sony Corporation has agreed to sell its personal computer business to private equity firm Japan Industrial Partners.

18 October 2013

YFM makes first deal since regaining independence by backing GTK MBO

UK investment firm YFM Equity Partners has made its first deal since spinning out of GLE Group earlier this month by backing the MBO of computer cable and electronics manufacturer GTK UK.

26 September 2013

Rizvi Traverse raises nearly $70m for third fundp

Investment firm Rizvi Traverse Management has raised nearly $70m for its latest private equity fund, AltAssets has learned.

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