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YFM Private Equity, and UK investor in small and medium-sized companies, has reached a first closing on £23m for its Chandos Fund.
UK small cap firm sells Tekton
Henderson Equity Partners, the UK investor in Government-sponsored infrastructure projects, has closed its second PFI fund, Henderson PFY Secondary Fund II, on €859m.
Abingworth, the UK life sciences VC house, has raised Europe’s largest ever venture fund dedicated to life sciences. Abingworth Bioventures V (ABV V) has €455m at its disposal, well over the target size of €380m.
Mid-market firm raises €52m
UK firms sell ASP to mobile phone giant
Biovitrum has listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange
Doughty Hanson has sold its remaining 26.6% stake in RHM, the UK food group it floated in 2005, for £247m. The shares in the latest placing were priced at 266 pence per share, down from the 275 pence per share when they were listed on the London Stock Exchange in July 2005. The sale marks […]
HgCapital has sold Castlebeck, a UK provider of specialist healthcare and rehabilitation services for adults and adolescents with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour, to Castle Holdings Limited for £255m. The sale comes four years after HgCapital acquired the business from 3i, which saw it invest £20m of equity for an 85% stake. Since July 2002, […]
Swiss alternative asset specialists Partners Group has raised €282m for its final close of Partners Group Global Mezzanine 2005, beating its €250m target. The fund will aim to invest 70% in mezzanine funds, with the remaining 30% focused on direct mezzanine tranches on private equity backed deals. Partners Group has already committed 55% of the […]

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