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Bridgepoint exits Protocol, other assets to secondaries specialist Compass

Compass pays €100m for education recruiter Protocol and Bridgepoint's remaining stakes in two other businesses Compass bought from it in 2016.
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Investec’s Chris Heyworth joins BC Partners

Heyworth joins as head of finance from Investec where he was group financial controller.
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Cabot Square makes 2.8x money from LDF sale

Cabot Square acquired LDF from Investec in 2013 and built the business up from a small business finance broker into an established challenger lender.
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Livingbridge hires Pentland Group’s Laura Wathen

Wathen joins Livingbridge as an associate director from Pentland Group where she focused on the firm’s venture investments portfolio.

DeA Capital holds €80m first close on IDeA Agro fund

Launched by DeA Capital, IDeA Agro will invest mainly in medium-sized and large agricultural production companies.
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Equistone’s Gaucho restaurant group to enter administration

Steakhouse chain Gaucho, which Equistone backed in 2016 and also in 2005, has been directed by its lenders to embark on an administration process.