BC Partners boosts US presence

BC Partners has recruited James Rubin and Daniel Selmonosky as senior partners in its US office.

Ysios to raise €75m biotech fund

Ysios Capital Partners is poised to raise a €75m fund dedicated exclusively to investments in the biotech sector.

Baird hires Chinese direct investment team

Baird Private Equity has established an investment team in China to make growth capital investments in smaller Chinese companies.

Lyceum hires three for legal services push

Lyceum Capital has hired three advisory board members to help tap opportunities arising from the Legal Services Act 2007.

Vista and Carlyle mull Orizonia flotation

Vista Capital and the Carlyle Group are considering a flotation of Spanish-based tourism group Orizonia, according to Spanish news agency Bolsa Cinco.

Altor buys Papyrus for €640m

Altor Equity Partners has acquired paper and packaging merchant Papyrus for an estimated €640m.