STAR Capital acquires aviation business ASL

European fund manger STAR Capital Partnership has acquired Dublin-based aviation company, ASL Aviation Holdings.
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Debt funds close to taking half of German LBO market

While 2018 was a successful year for direct lenders, the German LBO market overall posted its first decline since the financial crisis.
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BlueGem considers sale of London department store Liberty

Current shareholder BlueGem Capital Partners hopes to sell the premium retail business for around £300m, according to Sky News.

Storebrand buys Cubera Private Equity

The combined company will employ 20 investment professionals and manage more than €3bn.
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Summa buys Nordics construction technology provider Infobric

Infobric is headed in Sweden and is Summa Equity's first investment in the construction sector.
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UK pension schemes raise private equity fund to save on costs

The private equity fund will consist of “annual vintages” investing in a mix of fund and direct private equity investments to reduce external costs.