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5 August 2014

Strong deal activity in IT sector expected in second half $

ittt Private equity deal flow in the IT sector remained steady in the second quarter and 2014 is on pace to match the deal activity seen last year thanks to a strong performance in the software segment.

2 May 2014

Carlyle, Unison Capital look to sell Covalent Materials

tokyo 11_sq Private equity firms Carlyle and Unison Capital are reportedly looking to exit semiconductor parts maker Covalent Materials Corp.

18 March 2014

Artis Ventures seeks $25m for new fund $

Venture capital firm Artis Ventures has launched a new fund with a $25m target, AltAssets has learned.

16 December 2013

Silver Lake backs Avago’s $6.6bn acquisition of LSI

home-hero-sf3700 Private equity firm Silver Lake has invested $1bn in semiconductors maker Avago to support its $6.6bn acquisition of LSI Corporation.

4 September 2013

Beringea launches debt growth finance fund

Global growth capital investor Beringea is to launch a new debt-based growth finance business with the appointment of Mark Taylor, founder Europe’s first venture debt business, EVP.

21 August 2013

FreshTracks Capital makes progress with third fundraise $

Venture capital firm FreshTracks Capital has secured the first commitments from LPs for its new fund, AltAssets has learned.

18 July 2013

Israel’s Carmel Ventures launches fourth fund $

israel_flarground_170sq Israeli venture capital firm Carmel Ventures is back on the fundraising trail five years after closing its third vehicle on $235m, AltAssets has learned.

10 July 2013

Crocus Technology raises $45m Series D from Industrial Investors, existing backers

Semiconductor technologies company Crocus Technology has raised $45m Series D round, which was led by Idinvest Partners and backed by new investor Industrial Investors.

21 May 2013

UK materials technology developer Irresistible Materials wins early stage backing

UK materials technology developer Irresistible Materials, a spin-out from the University of Birmingham, has gained £290,000 of further support from current shareholder Mercia Fund Management and new business angels from the US and UK.

6 February 2013

Investor consortium scores partial exit with NXP Semiconductors share sale

Nasdaq-listed NXP Semiconductors’ private equity backers have sold 30,000,000 shares as part of a secondary offering.

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