Compass pays €100m for education recruiter Protocol and Bridgepoint's remaining stakes in two other businesses Compass bought from it in 2016.
Heyworth joins as head of finance from Investec where he was group financial controller.
Cabot Square acquired LDF from Investec in 2013 and built the business up from a small business finance broker into an established challenger lender.
Wathen joins Livingbridge as an investment manager from Pentland Group where she focused on the firm’s venture investments portfolio.
Launched by DeA Capital, IDeA Agro will invest mainly in medium-sized and large agricultural production companies.
Steakhouse chain Gaucho, which Equistone backed in 2016 and also in 2005, has been directed by its lenders to embark on an administration process.
British Steel is two years into its turnaround and the White Oak deal comes as the business begins a £50m upgrade to its Scunthorpe mill.
CRF Health will be combined with Genstar portfolio company Bracket which the firm backed last year.
ITP operates in the aesthetic medicine, beauty, fitness and wellness markets and sells its products in more than 45 countries.
Co-founded by James and Kevin Quinn, Clarilis launched its solution in 2015 and has established itself as a leading platform in automated document drafting for lawyers.