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25 November 2015

Actis seals another Nigerian exit with Ikeja City Mall sale

credit-card-851502_1920 Emerging markets private equity investor Actis has exited its 60 per cent stake in Nigeria's Ikeja City Mall after a seven year association.

24 November 2015

HIG continues spate of Euro dealmaking with 16 Norway RE assets

basket-918416_1920 HIG Capital has completed a deal for 16 predominantly grocery store-anchored retail assets in Norway.

24 November 2015

TPG and Leonard Green exit Petco for $4.6bn

kitten-1040955_1920 Private equity firms TPG and Leonard Green & Partners have agreed to sell pet supplies retailer Petco to CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for $4.6bn.

23 November 2015

Scottish Equity, Draper Esprit back £9.5m Series C for SportPursuit

runner-888016_1280 Draper Esprit and Scottish Equity Partners were among investors in a £9.5m Series C financing round for outdoor and sports gear flash sale site SportPursuit.

17 November 2015

Blackstone buys US jewelry retailer Diamonds Direct

ring-441783_1920 Private equity giant Blackstone has acquired Diamonds Direct, an independent jewelry retailer based in Charlotte, North Carolina, for an undisclosed amount.

13 November 2015

TowerBrook looking for back door at J.Jill after six of months ownership

person-918986_1920 TowerBrook Capital Partners is apparently mulling over an exit from US clothing retailer J.Jill just six months after it acquired the business.

22 October 2015

TDR buys into second forecourt retailer Euro Garages at $1.3bn valuation

refuel-331992_1920 London-headquartered private equity house TDR Capital has picked up a minority stake in forecourt retailer Euro Garages in a £1.3bn deal.

20 October 2015

CITIC finalises acquisition of Japanese shoe retailer Akakura

shoes-620762_1920 CITIC Capital Partners Japan, the private equity arm of pan-Asian alternative investment firm CITIC Capital Holdings, has completed the acquisition of Japan’s footwear firm Akakura.

14 October 2015

PE-backed Neiman Marcus puts IPO plans on ice

central-embassy-498561_1920 Neiman Marcus, the luxury department store owned by Ares Management and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, has reportedly postponed its planned flotation.

6 October 2015

Cerberus-backed Albertsons aims to raise $1.7bn with IPO

supermarket-507295_1280 US supermarket chain Albertsons is targeting proceeds of up to $1.7bn from its stock market debut, according to various media reports.

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