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M&A deals soar following Covid-crisis dip, North America leads way

M&A dealmaking activity has surged in the first half of the year as the recovery from the coronavirus crisis continues, new research shows. The post M&A deals soar following Covid-crisis dip, North America leads way

Federal cybersecurity, IT and telecoms provider NetCentrics gets Cerberus Capital backing

Distressed investment specialist Cerberus Capital Management has bought cybersecurity, enterprise information technology, and telecommunications specialist NetCentrics. The post Federal cybersecurity, IT and telecoms provider NetCentrics gets Cerberus Capital backing first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

More succession planning at Värde Partners as firm names two new co-CIOs

Credit and distressed investment specialist Värde Partners has promoted Brad Bauer and Giuseppe Naglieri to co-CIOs alongside Ilfryn Carstairs, as the firm continues to reshape its senior leadership with an eye on the future. The

How LA buyout house Diversis turned the crisis of Covid into a striking fundraising success

Traditional wisdom might tell you there are opportunities in every risk – but in times of uncertainty, it is just sometimes not so easily compensable. The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most uncertain times globally in recent human

Investible launches A$100m climate crisis fund amid ‘once in a generation’ opportunity

Australian venture capital firm Investible has launched an A$100m fundraise amid a 'once in a generation' opportunity caused by the climate emergency and global tailwinds in the sector. The post Investible launches A$100m climate crisis

ESM hits road for first time in 18 months

The funding team of the European Stability Mechanism has launched its first physical roadshow to meet investors in person for 18 months, making the supranational agency one of the first, if not the first, to

How micro-cap investor Shore Capital sailed through Covid upheaval to close three new funds

Far from struggling amid the chaotic Covid-19 environment, Shore Capital managed to pass $2bn in capital under management thanks to a triple fund close this summer - and sealed the most deals in 2020 across

Prominent pastoralist joins Arbitrium Capital Partners

Opalesque Industry Update - The opportunistic credit, distressed debt and special situations fund chaired by Ray Horsburgh, AM, has appointed well known pastoralist and savvy investor Paddy Handbury to its Advisory Board. Ray Horsburgh, AM,

Former Lanistar staff allege sexism, bullying and a ‘loser’s table’ for missing targets

The fintech firm faces criticism over what former employees call a ‘toxic’ culture amid funding issues

AMB :- SVPGlobal amasses $5bn for the latest distressed debt fund

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Strategic Value Partners (SVPGlobal), a US-headquartered investment group focused on the debt of distressed companies, has closed its latest fund Strategic Value Special Situations Fund V (SVS...Article Link

Hedge funds record strongest H1 return since 2009 led by event driven, long short equities and distressed debt hedge funds

Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge fund managers ended the month of June up 0.25% on an equal-weighted basis, and down 0.90% on an asset-weighted basis, said Eurekahedge. The progressive relaxation of Covid-related mobility restrictions in

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.

Warren Targets Gas Detector Sector

Integrated Facility Solutions (IFS), a portfolio company of Warren Equity, has acquired Multigas Detection. The buy of Multigas was made through Concept Controls, a subsidiary of IFS. Multigas distributes, services, calibrates, and maintains fixed gas

Z Capital Sells Premier Thermal to Aalberts

Z Capital Partners has agreed to sell Premier Thermal Solutions, a provider of metal heat treating and processing services, to Aalberts NV. In March 2017, Z Capital acquired Atmosphere Annealing LLC and NitroSteel LLC –

European buyout industry bounces back to pre-crisis levels

The European private equity market surpassed 2019 activity levels in the 12 months from July 2020, with 791 deals valued at €116.6bn

Retail specialist True launches £275m third fund in wake of online shopping boom at portfolio businesses

Retail and consumer specialist True has launched its £275m third investment fund as its investments in online sellers pay dividends amid the Covid-19 crisis. The post Retail specialist True launches £275m third fund in wake

The return of the mega-buyout

Club deals fell out of favour after the financial crisis. Now private equity groups are teaming up once again as they race to deploy record mountains of cash

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