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TPG-backed Envision agrees to buy MedTrak

Envision Pharmaceutical, a portfolio company of TPG, said Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire MedTrak Services. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to close in the third or fourth quarter of this year. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, MedTrak is a pharmacy benefit management firm.

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This morning First Read brings you an analysis of firm versus team performance track record, a need to know about due diligence issues, how dividend taxes affect corporate investment and TPG and Carlyle set to raise over $2 bln in Australia Healthscope IPO.

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Vortus hires former TPG executive as CFO

Vortus Investments Advisors have hired Frank Lamsens as chief financial officer and chief compliance officer and Porter Pursley as a senior associate on the investment team. Lamsens joins Vortus from TPG, where he worked most recently as controller of new business platforms. Pursley, prior to Vortus, worked as a senior research associate at Raymond James & Associates.

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In Second Opinion, Tamara Mellon, co-founder of Jimmy Choo shoes, says sexual discrimination and inequality in private equity made her a feminist, Box raises another $150 mln in funding from TPG and Coatue, and Uber cuts the price of UberX rides in NYC by 20%.

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TPG partners with HS Group

TPG has formed a strategic partnership HS Group. HS Group is an independent, institutional investment firm providing long-term capital and strategic guidance to emerging hedge funds in Asia.

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Trending on peHUB this week: Some big exits and improving fund returns have put venture capital back into the spotlight.

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Catch up on the latest happenings after the weekend including Andreessen Horowitz’s latest investment, how Florida SBA’s private equity portfolio performed last year, JMI Equity’s $1 bln fundraising and some LPs’ views on who the up and coming venture firms are.

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In Second Opinion, Box is in talks for a round of funding from TPG, Apple’s new smartwatch will have more than 10 sensors, Yo gets hacked and RadioShack’s stock dipps below $1 a share.

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Trending on peHUB this week: Hot job openings at CalPERS, Gores and TPG, career advice, and Greycroft’s new growth fund.

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Ontex to raise $840 mln in IPO – Reuters

Belgian diaper maker Ontex plans to raise up to 620 million euros ($844 million) in one of Europe’s biggest new listings this year, writes Reuters. Private equity firm TPG and Goldman Sachs acquired the company in 2010.

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CalSTRS commits $743 mln to alternatives in Q1: Buyouts

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System committed $743 million to private equity investments during the first quarter, with a $200 million commitment to Clayton Dubiler & Rice Fund IX drawing the single largest pledge.

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PSERS to pull alternative investment contracts from public view

In the wake of the publication of 12 limited partnership agreements, the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System has decided to remove alternative investment contracts that were posted prior to 2012 on a publicly accessible database through the state treasurer’s website.

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What the LPA leak shows about PE today

Some general partners have taken a fairly relaxed view of the recent leak of their limited partner agreements—which raises the point that what has been under lock and key for so long in this industry actually doesn’t need to be.

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