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Montagu Private Equity revealed to be in talks with takeover of Capita unit ESS, deal could exceed £500m

Business process outsourcing specialist Capita Plc has confirmed it has entered exclusive talks with UK private equity Montagu over a potential buyout of its Education Software Solutions business.

FTV Capital hopes to profit from Colombia’s US outsourcing boom with Lean Staffing Solutions deal

Colombian Transportation and logistics outsourcing services provider Lean Staffing Solutions has picked up a $42.5m minority growth investment from FTV Capital.

Stellex Closes Big Fund, Opens New Office

Stellex Capital Management has closed Stellex Capital Partners II LP with total commitments of more than $1.77 billion and exceeding the fund’s original $1.25 billion target. Stellex closed its debut fund in July 2017 with…

Longshore Closes Debut Fund, Stocks BPO Portfolio

Longshore Capital Partners has closed its debut private equity fund, Longshore Capital Fund I LP, with total and oversubscribed capital commitments of $203 million. The new firm was formed earlier in 2020 by LaSalle Capital…

Lauren Smyers Joins Validor

Validor Capital has added Lauren Smyers to its investment team as Principal, Business Development. As her title implies, Ms. Smyers will be active sourcing new transactions for Validor with a specific focus on family-owned manufacturing…

Gemspring Staffs Up

Middle-market private equity firm Gemspring Capital has added to its investment team with the hirings of Michael Fan, Brad Liff, and Jack Tucker. Mr. Fan joins Gemspring as a principal and he will be active…

Vallis Capital sells Vortal to Stirling Square’s Docu Nordic

Docu Nordic, a Swedish business intelligence company owned by Stirling Square Capital, has acquired Vortal, a Portuguese e-sourcing specialist backed by private equity firm Vallis Capital Partners.

Bob Diamond: Only ‘leanest’ banks will survive pandemic

The executive, who ran Barclays during the global financial crisis, sees a future of stripped-down banks outsourcing non-core business lines — and is wary of them being turned into public utilities

HKW Adds Deal Generation Pro

Indianapolis-based HKW has added Lilly Green to its team as Vice President of Deal Generation. Ms. Green will be based in HKW’s New York City office. At HKW, Ms. Green will be active sourcing new…

Guardian Closes at Hard Cap

Guardian Capital Partners has held an oversubscribed, hard cap, and final close of its third fund, Guardian Capital Partners Fund III LP, with $282 million in capital commitments. Guardian Capital makes control investments in lower…

BV Teams with Becklar in Personal Emergency Response

BV Investment Partners has acquired Becklar, the parent company of sister companies, Freeus and AvantGuard. Freeus manufactures and sells mobile (home and away from home), two-way voice, personal emergency response systems (PERS) to dealers across…

Private equity firms need to get creative with deal sourcing amid coronavirus – and here’s how

Deal sourcing intelligence business Sutton Place Strategies explains how private equity firms can get strategic, efficient, and creative with their deal sourcing in the teeth of the coronavirus crisis.

Ufenau buys majority stake in Matrix Technology

Ufenau Capital Partners has bought a majority stake in Germany-based IT outsourcing company Matrix Technlogy.

GreyLion Spins Out from Perella Weinberg

PWP Growth Equity has completed its spin-out from Perella Weinberg. The new firm – now operating as GreyLion Capital – will continue to manage its two existing private equity funds with total capital commitments of…

New Partner at Fulcrum

Fulcrum Equity Partners has promoted Philip Lewis to partner. Mr. Lewis joined Fulcrum as an analyst in 2007. “We’re proud to announce Philip’s well-earned promotion to partner. Philip has grown tremendously both professionally and personally…

Trinity Hunt Continues Legal Services Efforts

Trinity Hunt Partners has acquired Juris Medicus, a provider of medical expert sourcing and case management services. San Antonio-headquartered Juris Medicus was founded in 2011 by its CEO, Dr. Gilbert Meadows, and provides services to…

Balbec Capital raises $1.2bn for latest global credit fund

Opalesque Industry Update - Balbec Capital, LP, a global alternative asset manager with expertise sourcing and investing in bankrupt and insolvent credit, has completed the final close of InSolve Global Credit Fund IV, L.P. (the…

Z Capital Get New MD

Z Capital has added Timothy Chiodo to its investment team as a new managing director. Mr. Chiodo will be active sourcing and executing new transactions and portfolio company oversight. Prior to joining ZCG, Mr. Chiodo…

ROUNDTABLE :- Opalesque Roundtable Series – Cayman 2019

Many of the most successful businesses in the world operate on a highly outsourced model. After some initial skepticism, outsourcing has now also fully arrived in active fund management, with core management, IT and compliance…