AAC Capital buys stake in James Dewhurst

AAC Capital Partners has acquired a stake in James Dewhurst, a manufacturer of engineered technical textiles. Debt was provided by Barclays and HSBC.

DIC appoints comms MD

Dubai International Capital has appointed Mark Lunn as managing director of corporate communications.

Activa takes 37 per cent stake in Sport 2000

Activa Capital, the Paris-based private equity firm, has agreed to take a 37 per cent stake in French sports retailer Sport 2000 for an undisclosed sum.

BS Private Equity exits Klopman in €70m sale

BS Private Equity has sold its controlling stake in Italian fabric manufacturer Klopman to Indian counterpart S Kumars for an enterprise value of €70m.

Quasar Elite Spain receives €5m funding round

Ingenia Capital, savings bank Caja Madrid and family office Roca Junyent have participated in a €5.1m first round of funding for Quasar Elite Spain.

GMT makes double hire

GMT Communications Partners has appointed Ian McKenzie, the executive chairman of Invitel, as a senior adviser.