De Agostini boss joins Palamon board

Palamon Capital Partners has recruited Lorenzo Pellicioli to its board of advisers.

Stirling Square hires Julien Horreard

Stirling Square Capital Partners has recruited Julien Horreard as an associate.

Iris Capital leads €10m Clear2Pay investment

Financial technology company Clear2Pay has raised €10m in a funding round led by Iris Capital. The company’s other existing investors also participated.

Invest Equity acquires Roltechnik

Invest Equity has acquired Czech manufacturing company Roltechnik for an undisclosed sum.

Private equity firms circle Mitchells & Butlers

A number of private equity firms are understood to be considering offers for pub chain Mitchells & Butlers after the company announced a £274m (€367m) post-tax loss and its finance director quit.

Advent appoints head of portfolio board development

Advent International has recruited Conor Boden from 3i to take up the newly created role of head of portfolio board development.