peHUB First Read

Japan banks and CVC to raise almost $3bln in Asia fund

Advent International, Bain Capital and pension fund ATP buy Nets Holding for $3.1 billion from Nordic banks

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CD&R is frontrunner for Germany-based and Dubai-owned packaging group Mauser

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Danish start-up Vaavud raises seed funds to continue work of measuring the wind

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Actifio joins $1 bln valuation club

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