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07/2018 23

KKR buys into Applovin at $2bn valuation in wake of US vetoing Chinese buyout

17 July 2018, AltAssets KKR has swooped in to buy a minority stake in AppLovin at a $2bn valuation just a few months after a Chinese buyout firm saw its stake buy overruled by US authorities. Full article

07/2018 17

Warburg, Wendel-backed security major Allied Universal beefs up with $1bn USSA bolt-on

16 July 2018, AltAssets

Private equity-backed North American security services major Allied Universal has agreed an enormous bolt-on deal throug ..
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07/2018 17

Morgan Stanley and BanyanTree jointly invest $75m in Nspira

12 July 2018, AltAssets

Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and Banyan Tree Growth Capital II have invested $75m in education services business ..
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07/2018 17

Warburg Pincus exits retail AI specialist Blue Yonder to JDA Software

2 July 2018, AltAssets

Warburg Pincus has exited its investment in retail AI developer Blue Yonder through a sale to trade buyer JDA Software.
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07/2018 17

Advent seals €600m Mondo Minerals exit to Elementis after seven-year hold

29 June 2018, AltAssets

Advent International has sealed the $600m sale of talc products business Mondo Minerals to trade buyer Elementis ...
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07/2018 17

CVC scores debut growth fund exit selling Wireless Logic to Montagu Private Equity at about £400m EV

27 June 2018, AltAssets

CVC Capital Partners has sealed the first exit from its $1bn growth fund by agreeing to exit Wireless Logic Group to...
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07/2018 17

Private equity majors said to circle French payments business Ingenico for $5.5bn buyout

27 June 2018, AltAssets

A bevy of buyout majors are reportedly interested a buyout of France-headquartered payments processor Ingenico Group
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07/2018 10

Advent buys up General Electric gas engine business in $3.25bn deal

21 June 2018, AltAssets

Global private equity major Advent International has agreed a $3.25bn buyout of General Electric’s gas engine
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07/2018 10

KKR to help create French telecom tower giant with Altice France, buys in at $3.6bn EV

21 June 2018, AltAssets

KKR has agreed to buy a 49.99 per cent stake in SFR Tower – a company soon to be established by Altice France
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07/2018 10

Warburg buys Supplier Assessment Services from Capita

19 June 2018, AltAssets

Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy Supplier Assessment Services from Capita.
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06/2018 19

LEGO legend talks branding at HVCA

2018. június 12. BBJ.hu The Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's 20th annual investment conference brought LEGO's ex-head of global brand and business development to Budapest to discuss developments in a strong market. Teljes cikk  

06/2018 19

Blackstone to exit Intelenet again in $1bn sale to Teleperformance

15 June 2018, AltAssets

Blackstone has agreed to sell Indian business outsourcing company Intelenet to Teleperformance in a deal valued at $1bn.
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06/2018 19

Warburg Pincus exits FacilitySource in $290m sale to CBRE

13 June 2018, AltAssets

Warburg Pincus has sold procurement and facilities management business FacilitySource to CBRE Group for around $290m.
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06/2018 19

KKR agrees $9.9bn Envision buyout amid reported Carlyle, TPG interest

11 June 2018, AltAssets

Global buyout major KKR has seen off reported competition from Carlyle and TPG to agree a $9.9bn buyout of US medical ...
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06/2018 19

KKR, Goldman buy into low-code apps business OutSystems at “well over $1bn” valuation

7 June 2018, AltAssets

KKR has teamed with Goldman Sachs to invest in low-code application business OutSystems in a deal valuing the company...
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06/2018 19

Advent International buys 80% stake in Walmart Brazil

5 June 2018, AltAssets

Advent International has acquired an 80 per cent stake in the underperforming Brazilian operations of Walmart.
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06/2018 04

Advent to sell conveyor belt business Ammeraal Beltech to Partners Group after almost doubling EBITDA

4 June 2018, AltAssets

Advent International has entered exclusive negotiations to sell lightweight process and conveyor belting business Ammera...
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06/2018 04

Warburg backs creation of Indian BPM business Vivtera

1 June 2018, AltAssets

Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has backed the launch of Indian business process management platform Vivtera.
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05/2018 30

Warburg sinks about $180m into oil, gas exploration and production company Artis

30 May 2018, AltAssets

Warburg Pincus has provided about $180m in growth equity to oil and gas exploration and production business Artis Explo...
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05/2018 30

KKR to acquire PE-backed IT management business BMC in reported $8.3bn deal

30 May 2018, AltAssets

KKR has agreed to buy private equity-backed IT services business BMC in a deal reportedly worth up to $8.3bn.
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05/2018 30

Mid Europa brings Polish equity commitments to about $1bn with JS Hamilton buy

29 May 2018, AltAssets

CEE-focused private equity investor Mid Europa Partners has agreed to pick up Polish testing...
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05/2018 23

HVCA Annual Investment Conference kicks off in June

18 May, 2018 BBJ.hu The Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (HVCA) has announced that Christian Majgaard, former head of global brand and business Development at Lego will be the keynote speaker at its 20th Annual Investment Conference, which will take place at the Hotel Hilton Castle, Budapest on June 12. Full article

05/2018 23

Permira powers to 5x return selling Magento Commerce to Adobe in $1.68bn deal – sources

22 May 2018, AltAssets

Private equity major Permira has made a 5x return selling cloud digital commerce business Magento Commerce...
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05/2018 23

KKR said to team with HCA for Envision Healthcare bid, takes on Carlyle, TPG

21 May 2018, AltAssets

KKR has reportedly teamed up with US hospital operator HCA Healthcare to buy Envision Healthcare Corp...
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05/2018 23

Blackstone, Goldman Sachs PE arm exit Ipreo to IHS Markit in $1.85bn deal

21 May 2018, AltAssets

Blackstone and the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs have agreed a $1.85bn sale of financial services data business...
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05/2018 23

Accel-KKR continues FinTech push with Sageworks buyout

21 May 2018, AltAssets

Californian private equity firm Accel-KKR has acquired financial information company Sageworks.
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05/2018 23

CVC reportedly puts €8bn Recordati buyout talks on hold over price, Italian political instability

17 May 2018, AltAssets

CVC Capital Partners has reportedly put its talks over a potential €8bn buyout of listed Italian drugmaker Recordati...
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05/2018 23

Montagu PE agrees $420m Equatex sale to trade buyer Computershare

17 May 2018, AltAssets

UK-based Montagu Private Equity has agreed to end its three-year investment in employee share plans administrator Equate...
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05/2018 23

Warburg sells ipan to Castik Capital after more than tripling revenues at company

16 May 2018, AltAssets

Warburg Pincus has agreed to sell intellectual property management services and software provider ipan to X Castik Capital after more than tripling revenues at the business.
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05/2018 09

Advent agrees $1.44bn MORSCO exit to trade buyer Reece

8 May 2018, AltAssets

Advent International has agreed to exit its almost seven-year investment in US plumbing, heating and cooling products ...
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05/2018 09

KKR follows Ares’ lead to become corporation in wake of US tax changes

4 May 2018, AltAssets

US private equity giant KKR has decided to follow the lead of Ares Corp by making the switch from a partnership to a cor...
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05/2018 02

Apollo-backed Ceva confirms IPO date, eyes $1.23bn from Swiss listing

20 April 2018, AltAssets

Apollo Global-backed supply chain business Ceva Logistics has confirmed it hopes to raise CHF1.2bn ($1.23bn) by listing...
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05/2018 02

Warburg lends weight to Chinese big data analysis business Sensors Data through $44m investment

18 April 2018, AltAssets

China-based customer behaviour data analysis business Sensors Data has collected a $44m investment from Warburg Pincus.
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05/2018 02

Advent closes in on €1.9bn Zentiva carve-out from pharma giant Sanofi

17 April 2018, AltAssets

Advent International is nearing a €1.9bn buyout of the European generic drug business of pharma giant Sanofi after ent...
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05/2018 02

Blackstone agrees to back autism therapy provider CARD

16 April 2018, AltAssets

Blackstone has agreed a deal to buy autism behavioral health services the Center for Autism and Related Disorders.
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05/2018 02

Accel-KKR backs nonprofit-focused fundraising, marketing software maker Salsa Labs

13 April 2018, AltAssets

Tech-focused investment firm Accel-KKR has bought Salsa Labs, a provider of fundraising, advocacy, and marketing software for nonprofits.
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04/2018 16

Warburg Pincus to invest in funding round for China’s Ant Financial Group

12 April 2018, AltAssets

Private equity major Warburg Pincus is reportedly in talks to invest in a fundraising round for China’s Ant...
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04/2018 16

Advent expands payments portfolio by buying, merging Clearent and FieldEdge

12 April 2018, AltAssets

Global buyout house Advent International has bought and merged payment solutions business Clearent and field services management software provider FieldEdge.
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04/2018 10

Veritas carves out GE Healthcare value-based care assets in $1.05bn cash deal

3 April 2018, AltAssets

Tech-focused buyout house Veritas Capital has agreed a $1.05bn cash deal for GE Healthcare’s value-based care division.
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04/2018 01

Blackstone picks up stake in PAG through Alternative Asset Management arm

27 March 2018, AltAssets

Private equity giant Blackstone has bought up a minority stake in Asia-focused investment firm PAG....
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04/2018 01

Blackstone buys into PE industry veteran Kohlberg & Co

23 March 2018, AltAssets

Blackstone has bought into private equity peer Kohlberg & Company through its specialist fund targeting stakes...
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04/2018 01

Warburg Pincus sells off stake in Extant Aerospace to TransDigm in $525m cash deal

20 March 2018, AltAssets

Private equity major Warburg Pincus has sold off its stake in aerospace and defence product supplier Extant Aerospace...
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04/2018 01

KKR to go head-to-head with bidders for €3bn European tower portfolio

16 March 2018, AltAssets

KKR is reportedly preparing to go head-to-head with a number of bidders for a stake in Altice’s telecommunications towers in France and Portugal.
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03/2018 19

KKR seals exit of digital magazine startup Texture to Apple after four year

13 March 2018, AltAssets

Private equity major KKR is set to score a return on the sale of digital magazine service Texture.
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03/2018 19

Enterprise Investors lists Baltic tour operator Novaturas four months after scrapping sale to Itaka

12 March 2018, AltAssets

Central and Eastern Europe-focused private equity firm Enterprise Investors has secured the part-exit of Baltic ...
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03/2018 19

Warburg Pincus agrees Vietnam’s largest ever PE deal with $370m investment in Techcombank

12 March 2018, AltAssets

Global private equity player Warburg Pincus has reportedly agreed to invest more than $370m in Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank).
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03/2018 11

Blackstone teams up with Shell to prepare $10bn bid for BHP’s US shale assets

9 March 2018, AltAssets

US buyout group Blackstone has reportedly teamed up with Royal Dutch Shell to table a $10bn bid for BHP Billiton’s...
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03/2018 11

Mid Europa Partners picks up majority stake in Serbian healthcare business MediGroup

5 March 2018, AltAssets European buyout house Mid Europa Partners has acquired a majority stake in private healthcare business MediGroup. Full article

03/2018 11

Advent International agrees deal to acquire Laird in £1.2bn deal

1 March 2018, AltAssets Global buyout firm Advent International has agreed to buy up British electronics business Laird in a deal valuing it at £1.2bn. Full article

02/2018 24

CVC buys up 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural for €3.82bn

23 February 2018, AltAssets Global buyout major CVC has reportedly bought up a 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural for €3.82bn. Full article

02/2018 18

Apollo buys up majority stake in Texas-based Tidewater Logistics

16 February 2018, AltAssets Buyout major Apollo Global Management has snapped up a majority stake in Tidewater Logistics. Full article

02/2018 18

Warburg Pincus leads $80m investment round in hotel software provider Duetto

15 February 2018, AltAssets Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has led an $80m Series D financing round for hotel and hospitality software... Full article

02/2018 18

KKR in talks to sell MMI Holdings after 11 year holding

15 February 2018, AltAssets Buyout major KKR is reportedly in advanced talks to sell Singapore’s MMI Holdings to a Chinese investor group.

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02/2018 18

PwC agrees sale of US public sector business to Veritas Capital

15 February 2018, AltAssets Private equity player Veritas Capital has agreed a deal for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ US public sector business.

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02/2018 18

Warburg Pincus snaps up 55% stake in fintech business Fiserv for $395m

8 February 2018, AltAssets Global investment house Warburg Pincus has bought up a stake in technology lending business Fiserv in a deal worth $395m. Full article

02/2018 06

Blackstone, Nordic consortium to compete with Carlyle, BC, Advent for Sanofi’s €2bn drug unit

6 February 2018, AltAssets A number of private equity houses are set to bid for Sanofi’s generic drug unit in an auction that could see it ... Full article

02/2018 06

PE majors Carlyle, Bain, Advent, Apollo go head-to-head for €10bn Akzo Nobel carve out

5 February 2018, AltAssets A group of private equity firm’s are reportedly preparing to battle it out for a deal to acquire Dutch paint maker... Full article

02/2018 01

Warburg Pincus to provide up to $150m to new oil, gas exploration company Stronghold Energy II

22 January 2018, AltAssets Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has agreed to provide up to $150m of equity financing to newly-formed oil and... Full article

02/2018 01

Advent International in talks to buy up 50 per cent stake in Wal-Mart’s Brazil unit

22 January 2018, AltAssets Buyout major Advent International is reportedly in talks with Wal-Mart to acquire its stake in its Brazilian operations. Full article

01/2018 24

Apollo-backed security business ADT lists at $14 per share in highly anticipated IPO

19 January 2018, AltAssets Apollo-backed security business ADT’s IPO was reportedly priced well below its expected range. Full article

01/2018 24

New European private equity house Capital D buys millennial shopping influencer Invincible Brands

16 January 2018, AltAssets Fledgling European private equity firm Capital D has bought a majority stake in Berlin-based social media influencer Invincible Brands. Full article

01/2018 15

Inflexion buys up sports broadcasting graphics business Alston Elliot from £250m Fund IV

15 January 2018, AltAssets UK private equity house Inflexion has bought up sports broadcasting graphics company Alston Elliot. Full article

01/2018 15

Blackstone Property Partners agrees C$3.8bn Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust buyout

10 January 2018, AltAssets Blackstone Group’s real estate investment unit Blackstone Property Partners has agreed a C$3.8bn deal for Canadian. Full article

01/2018 10

Warburg, Genesis back Chinese edtech company Zhangmen in $120m series D

9 January 2018, AltAssets Private equity giant Warburg Pincus and Genesis Capital have invested $120m in online tutoring platform Zhangmen. Full article

01/2018 10

Apollo nears $2bn deal to buy up 44 per cent stake in OneMain Holdings from Fortress

4 January 2018, AltAssets Buyout giant Apollo is reportedly nearing a deal to buy up a stake in subprime lender OneMain Holdings. Full article

01/2018 03

Enterprise Investors exits Netrisk.hu to MCI Capital Group in €56.5m deal

29 December 2017, AltAssets Polish private equity house Enterprise Investors (EI) has exited online insurance broker Netrisk.hu in a deal worth... Full article

01/2018 03

Enterprise Investors exits Romanian construction business Macon Group after 11 years

19 December 2017, AltAssets Polish buyout house Enterprise Investors (EI) has exited Romanian construction materials manufacturer Macon Group Full article

01/2018 03

Warburg, Yorktown, Pine Brook invest $780m in ATX Energy Partners

18 December 2017, AltAssets Private equity trio Warburg Pincus, Yorktown Partners and Pine Brook have invested up to $780m in newly-formed ATX Energ... Full article

01/2018 03

KKR churns out €6.8bn deal to buy Unilever’s spreads business

18 December 2017, AltAssets Private equity giant KKR has acquired Unilever’s spreads business in a deal worth more than €6bn. Full article

01/2018 03

KKR makes second deal in a week with acquisition of asset management business Joulon

14 December 2017, AltAssets Global buyout firm KKR has backed asset management services provider Joulon. Full article

01/2018 03

Blackstone buys back stake in Logicor months after exiting in €12bn deal

13 December 2017, AltAssets Private investment giant Blackstone has reportedly bought back a 10 per cent stake in European warehouse Logicor... Full article

01/2018 03

Warburg Pincus snaps up $350m minority stake in Indian telecom provider Bharti Airtel

13 December 2017, AltAssets UK-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus has acquired a 20 per cent stake in India’s largest telecoms provider Bharti Airtel for $350m. Full article

12/2017 11

KKR seals debut mid-market industrials deal with Hyperion purchase

11 December 2017, AltAssets Global buyout major KKR has made its first mid-market deal in the industrials sector by agreeing to acquire industrial... Full article

12/2017 11

New PE firm with gender balanced portfolio company strategy gets EIB backing for €30m debut fund

8 December 2017, AltAssets A new private equity firm with portfolio company gender balance at the heart of its strategy has raised a €30m debut... Full article

12/2017 11

Warburg Pincus exits Polish telecom company INEA after four year holding

5 December 2017, AltAssets Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has exited Polish cable operator INEA to fellow private equity investor Macquarie. Full article

11/2017 28

Hg Capital to exit Ullink to Nordic Capital-backed Itiviti

28 November 2017, AltAssets Buyout firm Hg Capital is set to exit electronic trading company Ullink to Nordic Capital-backed Itiviti Full article

11/2017 28

KKR said to step out of Africa amid dearth of decently-sized deal options

24 November 2017, AltAssets Global buyout major KKR has reportedly shut down its Africa dealmaking team due to a lack of large enough businesses to... Full article

11/2017 28

Morgan Stanley Energy Partners buys up majority stake in Durango Midstream

21 November 2017, AltAssets Morgan Stanley Energy Partners has acquired a majority stake in Durango Midstream. Full article

11/2017 20

Warburg Pincus acquires Raiffeisen’s 10 per cent stake in fintech company Avaloq

20 November 2017, AltAssets Buyout firm Warburg Pincus has acquired Raiffeisen’s 10 per cent stake in Swiss fintech company Avaloq. Full article

11/2017 20

Blackstone recapitalises food logistics company Cloverleaf Cold Storage

15 November 2017, AltAssets Listed US private equity firm Blackstone is to recapitalise food logistics company Cloverleaf Cold Storage. Full article

11/2017 06

Enterprise Investors scraps Novaturas sale to Itaka amid anti-monopoly approval delays

3 November 2017, AltAssets Eastern European buyout house Enterprise Investors has scrapped its exit of Baltic tour operator Novaturas agreed Full article

11/2017 06

Enterprise Investors acquires Slovakian food retailer CBA from Fund VII

2 November 2017, AltAssets Polish private equity firm Enterprise Investors has acquired independent food retailer CBA Slovakia. Full article

11/2017 06

Mid Europa Partners acquires Poland’s Hortex from Argan Capital

2 November 2017, AltAssets Private Equity investor Mid Europa Partners has acquired frozen food company Hortex from Argan Capital. Full article

11/2017 06

Permira acquires Duff & Phelps from PE trio in $1.75bn deal

1 November 2017, AltAssets Buyout firm Permira has acquired corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps from private equity trio Neuberger Berman Full article

11/2017 06

CVC Capital Partners exits European wool maker Paroc Group

30 October 2017, AltAssets CVC Capital Partners is reportedly exiting European wool maker Paroc Group to roofing company Owens Corning Full article

11/2017 06

KKR commits to third Indonesian investment in 18 months, taps mammoth new Asian fund

26 October 2017, AltAssets Global buyout house KKR has returned to Indonesia for its third investment in the country in 18 months, by backing mass market bread business Nippon Indosari. Full article

10/2017 23

Investcorp completes first European real estate portfolio with £40m UK assets buy

23 October 2017, AltAssets Bahrain-headquartered investment major Investcorp has revealed it has completed its first European real estate portfolio... Full article

10/2017 23

KKR preparing to cash in on 10 per cent stake of SMCP as it floats

20 October 2017, AltAssets KKR is reportedly preparing to cash in on its stake of Paris-based Sandro, Maje and Claude Pierot (SMCP) as it floats. Full article

10/2017 23

Advent gears up to sell 45 per cent stake in explosives maker Maxam

19 October 2017, AltAssets Buyout firm Advent International is reportedly gearing up to sell its 45 per cent stake in Spanish explosives manufactur... Full article

10/2017 23

Riverside Partners exits compliance software company Pilgrim

17 October 2017, AltAssets Boston-based Riverside Partners has exited compliance management software company Pilgrim Quality. Full article

10/2017 16

Livingbridge taps Enterprise Two Fund to back Mobysoft

16 October 2017, AltAssets

Mid-market PE firm Livingbridge has backed software company Mobysoft from its Enterprise Two Fund.
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10/2017 16

3i buys into 50-year-old airport baggage, locker business Smarte Carte at $385m EV

16 October 2017, AltAssets

UK private equity investor 3i Group has backed the MBO of airport baggage cart and self-storage locker business....
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10/2017 16

Nordic buys into niche Northern European bank Nordax, company valued at $616m

13 October 2017, AltAssets

Nordic Capital has tapped its €3.5bn eighth fund to buy up almost 10 per cent of the listed shares of Northern....
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10/2017 16

KKR set for full exit of SMCP through imminent IPO, company could hit €2.2bn valuation

10 October 2017, AltAssets

KR-backed French fashion business SMCP has priced its upcoming IPO to give it a valuation of up to €2.2bn.
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10/2017 09

Primus Capital backs medical comparison company Healthcare Bluebook

7 October 2017, AltAssets

Buyout firm Primus Capital has backed medical comparison company Healthcare Bluebook. It is not clear how much capital Primus backed Bluebook with, but the firm invest between $15m and $70m into companies across the healthcare, software and tech-enabled services industries.
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10/2017 01

PE-backed BAWAG to file for Austria’s biggest IPO in 10 years

27 September 2017, AltAssets

PE-backed Austrian bank BAWAG is reportedly preparing for an IPO which could be the country’s biggest in a decade.
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09/2017 25

KKR exits real estate trust SHP to Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors

21 September 2017, AltAssets

KKR has exited real estate investment trust SHP to Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors (KAREA). AltAssets reported...
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09/2017 25

PE-backed Austrian bank BAWAG may announce IPO plans next week

21 September 2017, AltAssets

Private equity-backed Austrian bank BAWAG PSK is reportedly set to announced whether it intends to launch an IPO or not next week.
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09/2017 18

Angry Birds creator Rovio reportedly gearing up for $1.1bn IPO

18 September 2017, AltAssets

Video games maker Rovio Entertainment is reportedly preparing for a $1.1bn IPO. The valuation of the Angry Birds ...
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09/2017 18

KKR leads $135m series C round in BridgeBio Pharma

13 September 2017, AltAssets

KKR has led a $135m series C funding round in BridgeBio Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company.
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