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23 September 2016

KKR-backed hedge fund Marshall Wace launches P2P, marketplace lending PE fund

garden-1435518_1920 KKR-backed hedge fund Marshall Wace is eyeing up to $300m through a new private equity fund targeting peer-to-peer and marketplace lending loans, it is understood.

6 September 2012

Bain Capital revealed as unnamed second bidder for Billabong

surfing2_sq Bain Capital has been revealed as the second bidder for Billabong, after the beleaguered Australian surfwear brand said late Wednesday it has received a second takeover approach from an unnamed party.

15 August 2012

Swander Pace tables $65m take-private bid for Physicians Formula

physicians-formula_sq Swander Pace Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in lower mid-market consumer products businesses, has reached a deal to buy Nasdaq-listed cosmetics and skin care company Physicians Formula for about $65m.

14 August 2012

Fountainvest continues buyout spree with LJ International offer

Fountainvest Partners, the Shanghai-based private equity fund spearheaded by former Goldman Sachs and Temasek dealmaker Frank Tang, has tabled a take-private offer for Nasdaq-listed jeweller LJ International – its second bid of the week.

9 August 2012

Affinity Equity clinches $1.1bn Kyobo Life Insurance deal

Investors including pan Asia private equity firm Affinity Equity are buying a 24 per cent stake in South Korea's Kyobo Life Insurance from Daewoo International Corp for KRW1.2tr ($1.065bn).

8 August 2012

TPG Capital, Avantha Group in talks to raise $227m

TPG Capital is reported to be in talks with Avantha Group to raise about INR12.5bn ($227m) through a structured deal linked to the equity shares the Indian business conglomerate owns in Crompton Greaves, a power equipment company.

6 August 2012

Blackstone consortium in $400m rescue deal for Knight Capital

news_shareprices.lrg_ A consortium of four investors including Blackstone is reported to be preparing a $400m injection for Knights Capital that will give them control of the beleaguered broker.

27 July 2012

LDC completes P2P of AIM-listed Boomerang, launches Boom Pictures

UK regional mid-market private equity house LDC, has completed the £7.1m P2P of media production group Boomerang.

25 July 2012

Permira, Providence line up for

oak-tree_lrg Permira Advisers and Providence Equity Partners are reported to be among a handful of private equity firms involved in the sale of, the family history research website.

24 July 2012

TPG Capital tables fresh offer for Billabong

surfing_sq TPG Capital has tabled a fresh bid for beleaguered Australian surfwear brand Billabong, renewing takeover talks after the company shunned the global buyout giant’s initial offer earlier this year.

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