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Shore Capital exits EyeSouth to Olympus Partners after huge expansion programme

Microcap investor Shore Capital Partners has agreed to sell eye care management services business EyeSouth to fellow private equity investor Olympus Partners. The post Shore Capital exits EyeSouth to Olympus Partners after huge expansion programme first

Ardian’s battle with Lexington for world’s biggest secondaries PE fund gets PennSERS boost

The $34.5bn-managing Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System has picked Ardian's latest secondaries megafund for its latest alternatives investment. The post Ardian’s battle with Lexington for world’s biggest secondaries PE fund gets PennSERS boost first appeared

Beleaugered Atos rejects €4.2bn ICG, onepoint buyout offer for Evidian unit

UK private equity house ICG has seen its €4.2bn buyout offer for the Evidian unit of beleagured French tech consultancy Atos unit rejected. The post Beleaugered Atos rejects €4.2bn ICG, onepoint buyout offer for Evidian

Fort Point hits $340m hard cap for Fund III in lightning return to fundraising

Fort Point Capital, the lower mid-market buyout house set up by a pair of former Fidelity Equity Partners execs, has hit a $340m hard cap final close for its third fund - just over 18

Ex-NFL star quarterback Eli Manning seals first private equity deal

Ex-NFL star quarterback Eli Manning has scored his first private equity deal as part of Brand Velocity Group with the acquisition of youth team uniforms and equipment provider Score Sports.  The post Ex-NFL star quarterback Eli

Pension giant OTPP launches India office to take advantage of ‘key growth market’

The C$242bn-managing Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has launched its first Indian office after idenitifying the country as one of its key growth markets. The post Pension giant OTPP launches India office to take advantage of

Workiva becomes private equity target for Thoma Bravo, TPG – report

Cloud-based compliance and reporting platform Workiva has reportedly picked up buyout interest from private equity heavyweights TPG and Thoma Bravo. The post Workiva becomes private equity target for Thoma Bravo, TPG – report first appeared

Billtrust set for rapid return to PE ownership with $1.7bn EQT buyout

Automated payments specialist Billtrust is set to return to private equity ownership, less than two years after becoming a Nasdaq-listed company through a SPAC merger. The post Billtrust set for rapid return to PE ownership

Powerful returns see healthcare investor Apposite Capital strike £200m Fund III close

London-based Apposite Capital has hit a £200m final close for its latest fund targeting high growth and high impact healthcare and life science SMEs across Europe. The post Powerful returns see healthcare investor Apposite Capital

Cognitive apps are the future, Scale Venture Partners says amid $900m Fund VIII close

Scale Venture Partners is celebrating another huge fund size increase with the $900m final close of its latest flagship investment vehicle. The post Cognitive apps are the future, Scale Venture Partners says amid $900m Fund

Trio of secondaries PE majors help Deutsche Private Equity raise €708m continuation fund

A trio of major secondaries private equity players have helped DPE Deutsche Private Equity raise a €708m continuation fund to take on a pair of investments from its 2016 vintage Fund III. The post Trio

PAI to expand North American consumer investments with hire of Vestar’s Song

PAI Partners has brought in Vestar Capital managing director Winston Song to lead its North American consumer investment activity. The post PAI to expand North American consumer investments with hire of Vestar’s Song first appeared

Charterhouse Capital buys into Corpfin’s kid-focused English tuition business Kids&Us

Charterhouse Capital has agreed to buy a majority stake in Kids&Us, a Spanish company that teaches English learning with a focus on children and teenagers. The post Charterhouse Capital buys into Corpfin’s kid-focused English tuition

GoldenTree’s new $3bn distressed fund is already performing at over 30% net IRR

Credit investor GoldenTree Asset Management has capped a rapid return to fundraising with a $3bn hard cap close of its latest distressed investment vehicle. The post GoldenTree’s new $3bn distressed fund is already performing at

Biggest fund yet from Industrial Opportunity Partners sees firm haul in $650m

Industrial Opportunity Partners has raised its biggest fund yet with the $650m final close of its fourth flagship investment vehicle. The post Biggest fund yet from Industrial Opportunity Partners sees firm haul in $650m first

Goldman Sachs raises $9.7bn for biggest PE fund since Global Financial Crisis

Goldman Sachs has raised $9.7bn for its biggest private equity fund since the Global Financial Crisis. The post Goldman Sachs raises $9.7bn for biggest PE fund since Global Financial Crisis first appeared on AltAssets Private

Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire Partners after two years

Centerbridge Partners has sold its majority stake in enterprise cloud services company Ahead to co-investor Berkshire Partners, just two years after buying into the business. The post Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire

UK waste specialist Biffa accepts cut-price Energy Capital Partners buyout offer

UK waste management major Biffa has accepted a cut-price buyout offer from US private equity firm Energy Capital Partners amid the pound crashing to its lowest ever level against the dollar. The post UK waste

Trind VC targets C2C deals in Estonia, Finland with target-beating Fund II

European seed-stage investor Trind VC has beaten its target for its second fundraise through a €55m final close. The post Trind VC targets C2C deals in Estonia, Finland with target-beating Fund II first appeared on

LPs and GPs draw battle lines over expenses, transparency as market turmoil impacts sector

Public markets investors have been slamming on the brakes for the past 12 months as macro factors continue to weigh heavy on the global dealmaking and trading environment. But is a different picture appearing in

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