CPPIB names new head of private equity to manage C$125.1bn portfolio

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has named Suyi Kim as its new global head of private equity - the first woman to be named to the role at the LP. The post CPPIB names…

KKR, OTPP move closer to Spark buyout with improved $3.78bn buyout offer

A consortium including buyout giant KKR and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has moved a step closer to a buyout of Australian electricity infrastructure business Spark at a roughly A$5.13bn ($3.78bn) valuation. The post KKR,…

Allied Industrial Feels the Power, Sees the Light

Allied Industrial Partners (AIP) has formed CES Power to carve out CAT Entertainment Services from Ring Power Corporation. CES Power is a provider of power services for the broadcasting, entertainment, emergency response and industrial sectors.…

Clearlake Cooking with BakeMark Buy

Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to acquire BakeMark from Pamplona Capital Management. BakeMark is a manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients and supplies including mixes, fillings, icings, glazes, commodities (eggs, flour, and dairy), frozen products…

Eleven Add-Ons Later, Align Exits Alliance

Align Capital Partners has sold its environmental testing and compliance platform, Alliance Technical Group, to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Alliance provides source testing, emissions monitoring and analytical services to industrial facilities for permitting and compliance…

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…

LaSalle Capital Group Has Final Close on Fund 2

LaSalle Capital Group held a final closing on its second fund with $205 million in commitments, substantially exceeding its initial target of $150 million. Fund II commitments include significant institutional investments from pension funds, foundations,…

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…

Amfora Expands Series B Venture Round with New Investment from BayWa

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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 –…

LongueVue Buys Traco with Abacus Backing

LongueVue Capital has closed the acquisition of Traco Packaging with senior debt backing from Abacus Finance Group. Traco is a manufacturer and distributor of packaging equipment and shrink wrap packaging products including printed shrink labels,…

GIC teams with Lime Rock New Energy for electric vehicle charging business Qmerit deal

Singapore sovereign wealth investor GIC has teamed with Lime Rock New Energy to invest in electrification and green energy transformation specialist Qmerit. The post GIC teams with Lime Rock New Energy for electric vehicle charging…

McLaren confirms GBP 550m fundraising led by Saudi Arabia, Ares

McLaren Group, a UK-based luxury car group, has agreed a GBP 550m equity fundraising led by Ares Management and Saudi sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund (PIF).

Sovereigns set sail for ESG

Although the biggest issuers of all — the US, Japan and China — remain outside the market for now, sovereign ESG debt has gained real momentum in the past 18 months, as a growing number…

Connecticut pension commits to ICG, SVP funds targeting more $12.5bn of capital

The $43.7bn-managing Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has picked a pair of mezzanine funds for its latest alternative assets commitments. The post Connecticut pension commits to ICG, SVP funds targeting more $12.5bn of capital…

Incline Adds Another Platform with Edko Acquisition

Incline Equity Partners has acquired Edko, a provider of herbicide-based vegetation management services. Edko provides utilities, municipalities and other operators of infrastructure rights-of-way with planning and implementing herbicide-based treatment programs for tree growth regulation, brush…

Finance watchdogs want top firms to start measuring diversity with strict metrics

'The situation for ethnic minorities shows signs of going into reverse'

Twice as many women as men suffer ‘extreme’ stress in pandemic in the City

Heart rates were analysed of senior execs at asset managers, investment banks, insurance companies and private equity firms.

Morrisons bid sparks M&A trolley dash

With private equity-backed mergers and acquisitions hitting record levels in Europe, bankers have their tails up as they jostle for the most lucrative fee opportunities, writes David Rothnie.

Investor engagement policy sees France through 30 year deal

France stuck to its approach of engaging with investors during bookbuilding to persuade them not to inflate orders for its second syndication in a row this week, when the sovereign brought a new 30 year…

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