Vista Capital and the Carlyle Group are considering a flotation of Spanish-based tourism group Orizonia, according to Spanish news agency Bolsa Cinco.
Altor Equity Partners has acquired paper and packaging merchant Papyrus for an estimated €640m.
Cognetas and Englefield Capital have acquired Morrison Utility Services, part of Anglian Water Group, for £135m (€175m).
SEB Venture Capital has led a $10m (€6.5m) second funding round for wireless technology company Zinwave.
Piper Private Equity has invested an undisclosed sum in Justin Craig Education, providers of specialist GCSE, AS and A2 revision courses.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has launched a $100m (€67m) venture capital fund to invest exclusively in companies developing applications and services for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch.