CVC closes opportunities megafund on €4.6bn

CVC Capital Partners has closed its second strategic opportunities fund on €4.6bn, well above its predecessor and above the fund's original target.

Palatine boosts Manchester office with senior hire

David Chapman joins as business development manager where he will work on a national basis across both of Palatine’s active funds: its buy-out fund and its impact fund.

Broad Street appoints new Chief Investment Officer

Former Henderson Rowe senior portfolio manager Andrew Gibbs is Broad Street's new chief investment officer, responsible for investment strategy.

The hottest European funds in the secondaries market

Funds managed by Advent International, Bridgepoint, Cinven and CVC are pricing at or above par in the secondaries market, according to online private equity marketplace Palico.

KKR teams up with Rabobank to make Eneco bid

The race for the last big state-owned Dutch utilities company is heating up. The company is estimated to be worth about €3bn.

3i announces eight new hires and three senior promotions

Sander Ruijter joins as a director in the Benelux team, in addition to the promotion of three senior professionals to directors in London, Amsterdam and New York.

Panoramic backs MBO of Elmelin

The SME investor has deployed its second growth fund again to invest in the industrial insulation business.

Alantra makes venture move with Asabys deal

Alantra, the pan-European investment bank and asset manager, has made a move into the venture capital space with the acquisition of a 35 per cent stake in health-focused VC house Asabys Partners.

Cairngorm merges Fairalls with Parker and Stamco

It joins Cairngorm’s other building merchant brands, Parkers Building Supplies and Stamco, creating the largest independent builders’ merchant group in the South East.

Spanish mid-market investments exceed €800m in H1 2019

International funds continued to show interest in Spain, making up 82 per cent of the total volume invested in 56 deals.
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