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26 February 2015

GGV, Khosla lead $20m round for home-seller site Opendoor

for-sale-sign-313291-m US firms GGV Capital and Khosla Ventures have headed up a $20m funding round for Opendoor, a web-based service giving homeowners the capability to sell their home instantly online.

17 February 2015

KKR partners with Abacus Property for A$103.5m Australian mall deal

gold-coast-2-834897-m Global private equity investor KKR has partnered with listed Australian firm Abacus Property Group to buy Queensland’s Oasis Shopping Centre for A$103.5m.

17 February 2015

PE-backed Banzai scores €274m market cap in first Italian IPO of 2015

italian-flag-734116-m Private equity-backed Italian e-commerce operator and digital publisher Banzai has hit a market cap of €274m by listing on the country's stock exchange.

16 February 2015

BC Partners-backed clothing chain OVS targets €756m IPO

news_clothes3_lrg BC Partners-backed Coin Group is set to float its Italian clothing chain OVS Industry on the Borsa Italiana and looking to raise up to €756m.

16 February 2015

The Riverside Company jumps on bike accessories business Bike24

bike Global buyout house The Riverside Company has backed German cycling e-commerce business Bike24.

2 February 2015

Valiant Capital leads round for Indian e-retailer Firstcry

baby-1124569-m Venture capital firm Valiant Capital has reportedly participated in a $26m Series D investment in Indian baby care retailer Firstcry.

30 January 2015

PAI prepares €200m loan to buy Belgian outdoor clothing company

SUVA_mountain mag_sml Paris-based PAI Partners is reportedly putting together a debt financing package to buy Belgian outdoor clothing and equipment business AS Adventure.

20 January 2015

Sycamore scraps buyout talks with clothes business Express Inc

autumn-1-950354-m Sycamore Partners’ talks with apparel business Express Inc have fallen apart with the two parties citing “the unavailability of financing on commercially acceptable terms.”

15 January 2015

GGV, Digital Sky Tech lead $25m Series B for wholesale shopper club Boxed

trolleys Venture capital firm GGV Capital and growth investor Digital Sky Technologies have co-led a $25m Series B funding round for bulk-buying sales club Boxed.

6 January 2015

Sycamore set to sell Stuart Weitzman 12 months after purchase through Jones Group deal

stuart weitzman shoes Consumer-focused private equity house Sycamore Partners is reportedly nearing the sale of women's luxury shoe business Stuart Weitzman just a year after picking up the company through its $2.2bn Jones Group buyout.

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