The Carlyle Group has acquired cash handling technology business Cash Systems from De La Rue for £360m.
3i’s venture division is set to take part in a £23m funding round for ApaTech, a synthetic bone specialist spun out of Queen Mary, University of London. US-based Healthcor Partners will also participate in the financing.
Close to $20bn of property funds will be launched this week as investment in the sector shows no sign of easing despite the economic downturn.
The Royal Bank of Scotland and Mizuho have swapped £175m (€220m) of debt for equity in mobile phone distributor 20:20 Mobile.
Warburg Pincus is selling Euromedic International to Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity and Ares Life Sciences for an undisclosed sum.
Ingenious Media Active Capital has invested £7m (€8.8m) for a 71.5 per cent stake in Review Centre, a newco set up to acquire Resource Team.