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Livingbridge acquires IT service North from Aliter Capital

Livingbridge has acquired UK-based IT service business North from Aliter Capital, which formed the business via a buy-and-build strategy that began with its acquisition of Boston Networks in 2018.

St. Michael’s Development Secures Investment from KKR for City Centre Scheme

MANCHESTER, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Relentless today announces a joint venture with KKR to deliver the St Michael’s development in central Manchester. Initial work on the site is expected towards the end of the year in the…

Spring Windows gets another new private equity owner as AEA, BCIM agree exit

Clearlake Capital has agreed to buy Springs Window Fashions from AEA Investors and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. The post Spring Windows gets another new private equity owner as AEA, BCIM agree exit first appeared…

AMB :- Man Group: Funds under management hit record high in H1 at $135.3bn

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: British hedge fund manager Man Group posted a record record-high funds under management (FUM) during the first six months of 2021, predominately driven by a "strong investment performance...Article Link

Graphite Capital acquires Wonderbly

Graphite Capital has acquired UK-headquartered personalised children's books publishing platform Wonderbly.

Brexit sparks private equity bidding wars in UK

After Brexit, investors think UK assets can be found cheaply

Maven Capital: how one Scottish firm is offering a helping hand to SMEs during the pandemic

Britain’s SMEs have been thrown off course by the coronavirus crisis. Here, Bill Nixon explains how his Glasgow-based Maven Capital is enabling them to get back on track.

O2 Sells Remediation Platform to Sun Capital

Sun Capital Partners has acquired Environmental Infrastructure Solutions (EIS), a provider of environmental abatement services, from O2 Investment Partners. O2 formed EIS in October 2019 to house its investments in environmental abatement services companies 1…

Advent-owned Cobham makes £2.6bn bid for UK rival Ultra Electronics

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Carried Interest is an aggregated news-headlines, intended to bring together curated news, research, data, people of Private Equity industry from around the world in one place, exposing their content and experiences to a…

KKR said to enter scrum for rugby union World Cup commercial rights

Buyout giant KKR is reportedly the latest investor in talks with World Rugby for a potential investment in the commercial rights of its global competition. The post KKR said to enter scrum for rugby union…

Palamon picks up impressive return selling beauty products seller Feelunique

Palamon Capital Partners has scored what looks to be an impressive return selling online beauty products seller Feelunique to trade buyer Sephora. The post Palamon picks up impressive return selling beauty products seller Feelunique first…

Apax Partners continues busy 2021 fundraising activity with €1.6bn close of tenth mid-market fund

Apax Partners has continued its strong fundraising year through a target-busting €1.6bn final close of its tenth mid-market investment vehicle. The post Apax Partners continues busy 2021 fundraising activity with €1.6bn close of tenth mid-market…

FCA on recruitment drive to toughen up entry requirements for UK markets

It is the latest in a series of moves by the watchdog to establish how it plans to adapt its approach to regulating the UK since the country’s split from the European trading bloc.

FCA on recruitment drive to toughen up entry requirements for UK markets

It is the latest in a series of moves by the watchdog to establish how it plans to adapt its approach to regulating the UK since the country’s split from the European trading bloc.

GCP Capital Partners Invests in XL Marketing

XL Marketing, a digital and direct marketing company, today announced an investment by private equity firm GCP Capital Partners as well as a debt facility agented by Madison Capital Funding. The $70 million capital raise…

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Lifeways

OMERS Private Equity has signed an agreement to acquire Lifeways, a provider of supported living services for adults with learning disabilities in the UK, from August Equity. Lifeways management will re-invest substantially alongside OMERS. According…

FPE invests in employee benefits software Zest

FPE Capital has acquired UK-based employee benefits software Zest from fintech support service Fintel.

Cinven said to eye new $12bn fundraise, just two years after closing €10bn predecessor

European private equity major Cinven is reportedly eyeing more than $12bn for its latest flagship private equity fundraise, just two years after closing its €10bn Fund VII. The post Cinven said to eye new $12bn…

Palatine sells Wren Sterling in Lightyear-backed MBO

Palatine Private Equity has agreed to sell UK independent financial adviser Wren Sterling to US investor Lightyear Capital and the management team.

Behind the deal: how Wise’s public listing took UK markets by storm

Linklaters partner reveals all on the nine-month process to taking Wise public

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