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Private Equity Awards 2018: the winners

Some 800 private equity professionals gathered at the Hilton Park Lane for the seventeenth Private Equity Awards last night.
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Céréa holds €300m first close of second debt fund

Agribusiness investor Céréa Partenaire hopes to reach a €350m final close. It raised €268m for its first debt fund in 2015.
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Ex-Gimv dealmaker joins Fortino Capital

Steven De Troyer joins the Belgian firm from Gimv, where he spent six years.
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Santander hires Mark Challis as financial sponsors director

Challis will support mid-market financial sponsors in the south of the UK, particularly in the Thames Valley area.

Next Wave expands team with three hires

The hires follow Next Wave’s recruitment of Mark Cappell to the firm’s value improvement team and Numis founder Oliver Hemsley as a senior adviser.

Volpi Capital closes maiden fund at €185m hard cap

Volpi Capital Fund I will invest in mid-market B2B companies. The firm is led by ex-3i TMT head Crevan O’Grady and former Veronis Suhler Stevenson European boss Marco Sodi.