Riverside promotes three to partner

The Riverside Company has promoted Anne Hayes, Kristin Newhall and Volker Schmidt to the position of partner.

Lubricants joint venture attracts private equity interest

A number of potential buyers are believed to have expressed an interest in Infineum, a lubricant joint venture due to be put on the market by Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil.

Former AA chief exec joins CVC

CVC Capital Partners has hired the former chief executive of portfolio company the AA, Tim Parker.

Hedge fund manager to launch hybrid private equity product

Lionhart Advisors Group has launched a hybrid private equity vehicle, the Lionhart Talon Private Equity Fund.

Barclays Ventures invests in Strategic Team Group

Barclays Ventures has backed Strategic Team Group, a Castleford-based building contractor to the public and private sector, as part of a £11m deal.

Blackstone profits plummet by 90 per cent

Blackstone Group's profits slumped by 90 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, the firm revealed yesterday.