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1 April 2015

UK’s GIB holds £463m first close for inaugural offshore wind fund

wind-generator-1184115-m The UK Green Investment Bank has announced a £463m first close for a fund dedicate solely to offshore wind projects.

31 March 2015

Charterhouse scores 5.25-times return after offloading remaining Card Factory shares $

download (95) UK-based private equity firm Charterhouse has completed the exit of greeting card retailer Card Factory after selling its remaining 60 million shares, AltAssets can reveal.

31 March 2015

Tightened regulation could see competition in secondaries market rise $

sl_knechtli Financial institutions, like insurance companies, could increase competition in the secondaries market because tightened regulations and headline deals may force them to sell non-core assets according to SL Capital exec.

30 March 2015

Aleph, Crestview snaps up stake in cloud services platform Interoute

Storm dark clouds over field Aleph Capital and Crestview Partners have acquired a 30 per cent in London-based Interoute Communications.

27 March 2015

Aberdeen buys remaining stake in Aberdeen SVG Private Equity

hand money dollars Aberdeen Asset Management has bought SVG Capital’s remaining stake in Aberdeen SVG Private Equity for £29m.

25 March 2015

Baird acquires UK’s Clearwater Group

shore beach sand water UK-based private equity firm Baird Capital has acquired a major stake in water solutions provider Clearwater Group.

25 March 2015

Andreessen Horowitz backs UK simulated worlds tech company

globe world digital Venture capital major Andreessen Horowitz has announced an investment in London-based ‘simulated worlds’ business Improbable.

23 March 2015

Green Investment Bank, Zouk back £111m Scottish renewables energy project

news_recycle2_lrg The UK Green Investment Bank has joined private equity investors Foresight Group and Zouk Capital in backing the construction of a £111m energy-from-waste plant in Lanark, Scotland.

23 March 2015

KKR lands £265m loan from European Loan Programme to fund theTrainline purchase

train-station-546723-m The European Loan Programme has provided global private equity firm KKR with a £265m loan to finance its acquisition of the theTrainline.

23 March 2015

UK’s Better Capital buys CAV Aerospace for £40m

airplane-1056260-m UK turnaround firm Better Capital has bought specialist manufacturer for aeroplanes CAV Aerospace for £40m.

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