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9 February 2016

Core Capital makes first Fund II exit with 2.4x return from PDP Couriers sale

euro-pallets-1160806_1920 UK private equity firm Core Capital Partners has made 2.4-times return from the sale of PDP Couriers, to Air Liquide-owned Cryo International.

2 February 2016

JPB Capital Partners buys majority in seafood restaurant chain Mulligan’s

cockle-1061129_1920 Lower mid-market private equity investor JPB Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in Florida-based seafood restaurant chain Mulligan’s Beach House Bar and Grill.

2 February 2016

Rumour of potential Silver Lake/Andreessen Horowitz bid sends Twitter shares flying

news_twitter_bird_lrg Shares in Twitter gained as much as 10 per cent on Monday on the news about private equity firm Silver Lake and US investor Marc Andreessen considering a takeover bid.

2 February 2016

Madison Dearborn offloads Sage Products in a $2.78bn deal

hospital-921034_1920 US mid-market private equity investor Madison Dearborn has exited its 2012 investment in healthcare company Sage Products to Stryker Corp for some $2.78bn in cash.

2 February 2016

Navis scores more than double return on Guardian Early Learning exit $

childcare Kuala Lumpur-based equity firm Navis Capital Partners will enjoy more than two times return on its investment in Guardian Early Learning Group, AltAssets can reveal.

1 February 2016

Synova scores 16.1x return exiting Fund I investment Kinapse to HgCapital

currency-1020001_1920 UK lower mid-market firm Synova Capital has made 16.1 times return from the sale of advisory firm Kinapse, one of the few remaining investments in the firm's debut fund.

28 January 2016

Sentinel buys US garden show organiser Marketplace Events

spring-800240_1920 Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Ohio-based consumer home and garden shows organiser Marketplace Events.

27 January 2016

PE heavyweights KKR, Bain Capital eyeing Toshiba Corp’s medical unit

heart monitor medical healthcare PE majors KKR and Bain Capital are reportedly in the bidding race for a stake in Toshiba Corp's medical equipment subsidiary, which is valued at around JPY400bn ($3.4bn).

27 January 2016

Ethos sells South African technology company CQS for around $13m

technical-647481_640 South Africa-based private equity firm Ethos has closed the sale of its long-term investment in CQS Investment Holdings to Adapt IT for ZAR217m ($13.2m).

26 January 2016

Private equity bid for American Apparel falls through following court decision

fashion-771582_1280 A US bankruptcy court has rejected a takeover bid for American Apparel launched by the US clothing company's ex-CEO Dov Charney and PE investors Hagan Capital Group and Silver Creek Capital last year.

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