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Inflexion sells Halo Technology for $715m, generated 6x money multiple, 53% IRR

UK private equity house Inflexion has announced a $715m sale of Halo Technology group, generating a 6x money multiple and 53% IRR for a four-year hold. The post Inflexion sells Halo Technology for $715m, generated 6x

MITP beats target with $250m final close of second Europe-focused healthtech fund

Swiss healthtech-focused private equity firm MITP has hit a $250m final close for its oversubscribed second fundraise. The post MITP beats target with $250m final close of second Europe-focused healthtech fund first appeared on AltAssets

Clessidra to acquire Italian lighting systems producer Viabizzuno, foresees high growth prospect

Italian private equity house Clessidra has agreed to acquire Italian high-end lighting systems producer Viabizzuno from 21 Invest. The post Clessidra to acquire Italian lighting systems producer Viabizzuno, foresees high growth prospect first appeared on

Inflexion buys minority stake in logistics software provider WithWise to capture fast-growing e-commerce market

UK private equity house Inflexion has made a minority investment in logistics software provider WithWise through Inflexion Enterprise Fund V. The post Inflexion buys minority stake in logistics software provider WithWise to capture fast-growing e-commerce

LDC exits SRL Traffic Systems to 3i Infrastructure at 5.7x exit multiple, 124% IRR

 Lloyds Banking Group private equity arm LDC  has exited its investment in SRL Traffic Systems to 3i Infrastructure at 5.7x exit multiple and 124% of internal rate of return. The post LDC exits SRL Traffic

Blackfin Capital seals Buckaroo exit to Keensight after impressive revenue growth

Pan-European growth buyout investor Keensight Capital has agreed to invest in online payment service provider Buckaroo, replacing Blackfin Capital as majority shareholder. The post Blackfin Capital seals Buckaroo exit to Keensight after impressive revenue growth

Sterling Group seals exit of aerial lift maker Time to buyout major HIG Capital

Sterling Group has sold aerial lift maker Time Manufacturing to fellow private equity house HIG Capital after four years in its portfolio. Time has made nine aquisitions and added distribution hubs across Europe and in

Apax exits Unilabs to AP Moller Group in €5bn deal after 14-year-hold

Private equity major Apax Partners has agreed to sell its controlling stake in  Unilabs after 14 years in its portfolio, with AltAssets sources putting the deal at €5bn. The post Apax exits Unilabs to AP

Advent, GIC withdraw $8bn bid for Swedish drugmaker Orphan Biovitrum

Agnafit Bidco, set up by private equity major Advent International and Aurora, the investment vehicle of Singapore's GIC, has withdrawn an $8bn bid for Swedish drugmaker Orphan Biovitrum (SOBI). The post Advent, GIC withdraw $8bn

Second deal of the week for IK Partners as firm buys DA Languages from Foresight

Pan-European private equity firm IK Partners has scored its second deal of the week by picking up DA Languages from Foresight Group. The firm said DAL is one of the fastest growing language services providers in the

INVL seals 27% IRR through full exit of debut Forests Fund to boost Fund II raise

Baltic private equity house INVL Asset Management has scored a 27% IRR through the full exit of its debut Forests Fund as it eyes up to €200m for the vehicle's successor. The post INVL seals

IK Partners ventures into UK mid-cap deal-making

Pan-European sponsor IK Partners is setting up a mid-cap deals team dedicated to the UK, as it expands its franchise in the country after launching a UK small-cap strategy last year.

AXA IM hits €1.2bn close for latest regulatory capital fundraise

AXA Investment Management's $168bn-managing alternatives arm has sealed the €1.2bn final close of its latest regulatory capital fund. The post AXA IM hits €1.2bn close for latest regulatory capital fundraise first appeared on AltAssets Private

Average fund size reaches new heights amid stark market bifurcation

While the aggregate commitments secured by European private equity managers so far in 2021 are already nearing the previous record set last year, the number of vehicles that reached a final close is on track

Intera Capital agrees Renta Group exit to IK Partners following fast European growth

Pan-European private equity firm IK Partners has sealed another deal from its €2.85bn ninth flagship fund by agreeing to pick up Renta Group from Intera Partners. The post Intera Capital agrees Renta Group exit to IK Partners following

FSN seals EET sale to Pamplona Capital in wake of hefty EBITDA growth

European private equity house FSN Capital Partners has agreed to sell Danish tech and IT components seller EET to Pamplona Capital Management. The post FSN seals EET sale to Pamplona Capital in wake of hefty EBITDA

Asterion follows €1.5bn Fund II close with deal to expand high-speed cable services provider MS3

European infra investor Asterion Industrial Partners has invested in fibre cable services provider MS3 to expand the company’s network across the north of England. MS3 said it would enable its existing and future ISP clients to provide

Capiton clears €500m for biggest fund yet targeting German-speaking Europe

Berlin-based private equity firm Capiton has raised just over €500m to close its sixth flasghip fund targeting the German-speaking region of Europe. The post Capiton clears €500m for biggest fund yet targeting German-speaking Europe first

TA Associates buys into Ambienta-backed food flavouring manufacturing group Nactarome

TA Associates has bought into Ambienta-backed food flavouring manufacturing group Nactarome to tap into the high-quality growth market. The post TA Associates buys into Ambienta-backed food flavouring manufacturing group Nactarome first appeared on AltAssets Private