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The top 30 dealmakers in Europe during the Covid-19 crisis

Fourteen of the 15 largest deals by transaction value to emerge in Emea had a boutique adviser involved

Round Hill Ventures raises €200m fund for growing European proptech opportunities

Round Hill Ventures has hit a €200m final close for a European proptech fund targeting late seed to Series B investments.

AMB :- HIG Europe Capital Partners III closes on $1.3bn

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The global alternative asset management firm HIG Capital has held a final close for HIG Europe Capital Partners III, its European lower-mid-market fund, on €1.1bn ($1.3 billion). The vehicl...Article Link

HIG rounds up €1.1bn for lower mid-market European fund

The US-based firm outdid the €825m it collected for HIG Europe Capital Partners II

HIG Europe Capital Partners III closes on €1.1bn

HIG Capital has held a final close for HIG Europe Capital Partners III, its European lower-mid-market fund, on €1.1bn.

Steady inflows into UCITS equity funds in September

Opalesque Industry Update - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published its latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet, which provides net sales data of UCITS and AIFs for September 2020.…

HIG Capital rounds up €1.1bn to target European lower mid-market companies

HIG Capital has hit a €1.1bn final close for its third fund targeting lower mid-market European investments.

H.I.G. Capital Closes H.I.G. Europe Capital Partners III at €1.1 Billion

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European insurers gear up to do deals

A tough period during the pandemic is prompting restructuring and sales, including a number of private equity-backed transactions

CBPE Capital clears target for Fund X with £561m hard cap close

UK private equity firm CBPE Capital has struck the hard cap for its tenth flagship investment fund after closing the vehicle on £561m.

Sun European Partners picks up Adler & Allan from fellow private equity firm LDC

Sun European Partners has agreed to buy UK environmental risk reduction specialist Adler & Allan from fellow private equity investor LDC.

PAI Partners picks up majority stake in Grand Frais grocery operator Euro Ethnic Foods

European private equity player PAI Partners has picked up a majority stake in Euro Ethnic Foods, the company which owns and operates the grocery section of food retailer Grand Frais.

Telecoms giant Orange invests in LBO France digital health fund

Telecoms giant Orange has agreed to back LBO France's Digital Health 2 fund, which plans to invest €200m in e-health SMEs in France and Western Europe.

Multiples Heatmap: average entry multiple hits 10.5x as dealflow recovers

In Q3 2020, average multiples paid in private-equity-backed transactions throughout Europe increased slightly when compared with the previous quarter, with deal volume increasing 58%, according to the latest Clearwater Heatmap.

Searchlight Capital’s third fund hits $3.4bn at final close

The new strategy will invest in private equity and distressed debt for control transactions in Europe and in the US

Hg continues legaltech buying spree with The Septeo Group purchase

European software-focused private equity investor Hg has bought into legaltech business The Septeo Group.

Baird’s head of European investment banking steps down after two decades

David Silver, a veteran dealmaker and one of the founding partners of Baird's push into Europe and beyond its home US market, will leave later this month

KKR buys majority stake in animal health firm Argenta for $100m

Founded in 2006, Argenta provides animal-focused contract research and manufacturing for pharmaceutical companies across Europe, the US and New Zealand

Bregal leads $53m series-C for Paack

European growth capital firm Bregal Milestone has led a $53m series-C funding round for Spanish delivery platform Paack.

London’s stock market is shrinking faster than European rivals

The relative high cost of raising public equity capital compared with private equity markets has been a main driver of the shrinkage of London’s equity markets, economics consultancy Oxera’s findings showed