A strong 2018 for Action: 23% sales growth and 230 stores added in 7 European countries

Highlights 2018 (unaudited, amounts in € millions) 2018 2017 2018 vs 2017 Net sales 4,216 3,418 +23.3% LfL sales growth1 ...
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GP Bullhound advises Dudnyk on its sale to Fishawack

GP Bullhound acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dudnyk, a Philadelphia-based healthcare marketing communications agency, on its sale to the ...
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/ healthcare, Marketing, News

Gimv sells Oldelft Ultrasound, producer of innovative ultrasonic probes for medical diagnostics

In 2012, Gimv acquired a majority stake in medical diagnostics company Oldelft Ultrasound (Delft - NL, www.oldelft.nl), which develops and ...
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Castik supports further growth of dental chain AllDent

Funds advised by Castik Capital (“Castik”) partner with the founders of German dental chain AllDent to support further practice roll-out ...
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Bridgepoint sells eFront to BlackRock

New York, Paris – March 22nd 2019 – BlackRock today announced that it has made a binding offer and entered ...
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PDI Receives Investment from Insight Venture Partners to Fuel Continued Global Growth

Insight Venture Partners joins Genstar and TA Associates in backing PDI to help expand its global reach and solution portfolio. ATLANTA, March ...
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/ Information technology, News

ARDIAN INFRASTRUCTURE closes its fifth generation fund at €6.1BN

Paris, 20 March 2019. Ardian, a world leading private investment house, today announces it has raised €6.1 billion for its ...
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Nyxoah receives European CE Mark approval for the Genio™ system to treat sleep apnea

March 19, 2019 Utrecht, The Netherlands and Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – Nyxoah S.A., a healthtech company focusing on the development of innovative ...
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/ healthcare, News

3i invests in Magnitude to support international acceleration

3i Group plc (“3i”) today announces that it will invest c. $179m in Magnitude Software Inc., (“Magnitude”), a leading provider ...
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InfraRed NF successfully deploys capital committed to Hong Kong self-storage investment

USD$55m of initial capital committed to RedBox successfully deployed Three properties acquired in last year have expanded the GFA of ...
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/ News, Real estate

Ardian supports ELOQUANT in its growth

Paris, 18 March 2019 – Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, today announces the acquisition of a minority stake in Eloquant, a ...
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/ Information technology, News

CDPQ Expands Its Artificial Intelligence Offering

Creation of a $250-million fund dedicated to AI Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has announced the creation of ...
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IK Investment Partners opens Copenhagen office

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm with Nordic roots, announces the opening of a new office ...
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Ardian Private Debt provides financing to support HG’S investment in A-PLAN

London, March 15th – Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, today announces the arrangement of a Subordinated Debt Facility to support ...
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/ Insurance, News

The Carlyle Group Acquires Minority Shareholding in Jeanologia, a Spanish Developer of Eco-Efficient Technologies for the Global Apparel & Textile Industry

Investment will support the company’s growth and continued development of disruptive sustainable technologies London, Valencia - Global investment firm The Carlyle ...
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/ Fashion, News

MOBILEXPENSE strengthens international footprint by acquiring the Swedish market leader in travel expense management

MobileXpense, the Brussels-based company that provides worldwide mobile solutions for travel expense management, is making its first strategic acquisition in ...
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/ News, Telecom

Negotiations with the National Property Board of Sweden concerning Ratos property

Ratos AB (publ) owns and has its headquarters in the Stockholm Lejonet 4 property located between the Rosenbad building (the ...
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/ News, Real estate

FPE Capital announces the successful sale of leading UK human capital management SaaS investment Kallidus achieving 3.0x MoC and 31% IRR

FPE Capital (“FPE”) is pleased to announce its successful sale of Kallidus Holdings Limited (“Kallidus”), a leading human capital management ...
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Axon ICT I Fund is fully divested in seven years

14th march. Axon Partners Group successfully exited the last company in the portfolio of its ICT I Fund, marking the conclusion ...
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DIF consortium reaches financial close on Walloon street lighting PPP

Schiphol, 13 March 2019 – DIF is pleased to announce that, as part of the LuWa consortium, it has reached financial ...
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/ infrastructure, News

Gaw Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of 12 Shopping Centers in Hong Kong from Link REIT

March 13, 2019, Hong Kong – Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced that the firm, through ...
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Ceetrus Sells a Portfolio of 9 Commercial Assets in France to Carlyle and Othrys Asset Management

Paris – Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Othrys Asset Management today announced they have finalised the joint ...
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Tesi in 2018: Strong performance and new initiatives to boost sustainable growth

INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES, INVESTMENTS IN FUNDS, IMPACT - 13.3.2019 In 2018, Tesi made new investments of €121m to accelerate the growth and ...
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/ Investments, News

EURAZEO CAPITAL enters into exclusive discussions with MONTAGU to acquire DORC

Paris, March 13, 2019 - Eurazeo Capital entered into exclusive discussions with funds managed by Montagu Private Equity to acquire ...
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/ healthcare, News

Quimper declares the offer for Ahlsell unconditional, will acquire all tendered shares

On 11 December 2018, Quimper AB (a company that has been or will be indirectly invested in by CVC Funds) ...
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/ Industrie, News

EQT closes fourth Infrastructure fund at EUR 9 billion – strengthens position as a leading global infrastructure investor

EQT Infrastructure IV holds first and final close at EUR 9 billion hard cap after six months of fundraising Strong ...
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CapMan Buyout to sell Maintpartner’s operations in Finland, Estonia and Poland to Caverion

The funds managed by CapMan Buyout have agreed to sell Maintpartner Group Oy to Caverion. Maintpartner is one of the ...
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/ Industrie, News, Services

CXA Group Raises US$25 Million to Accelerate Expansion Across Asia-Pacific

New investors HSBC, Singtel Innov8, Telkom Indonesia MDI Ventures, Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia, Muang Thai Fuchsia Ventures, Humanica, Heritas Venture ...
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CSAM Announces Deal to Acquire Arcid AS

The transaction further strengthens CSAM’s leadership in the Nordic niche eHealth market OSLO, Norway (March 12th, 2018) – CSAM announced ...
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/ healthcare, News

Partners Group to invest in delivery of 500MW subsea interconnector between Great Britain and Ireland

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has provided equity financing for the Greenlink Interconnector ("Greenlink"), a project to ...
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/ Energy, infrastructure, News

KKR and Tivoli Capital to Develop New Co-Working Locations in France

France, 12 March 2019: KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Tivoli Capital, a specialist in real estate development in ...
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/ Investments, News

Gilde Healthcare acquires healthcare food supplier Eetgemak from Value8

Gilde Healthcare’s investment allows Eetgemak to realize new growth plans, including expansion into Belgium Utrecht and Frankfurt - Gilde Healthcare, the ...
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/ healthcare, News

New brand launches next generation payment solutions

The well-known Nordic brands OpenSolution (Sw), KDR (No) and Finnpos (Fi) have joined forces under the new brand OPEN. “We ...
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/ Information technology, News

Gilde Healthcare leads EUR 20M Series A financing round of Calypso Biotech

Utrecht, The Netherlands and Boston, US - Calypso Biotech (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), an emerging leader in the development of therapeutic antibodies ...
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/ healthcare, News

EQT to sell majority stake in Direct ChassisLink to Funds Managed by Affiliates of Apollo Global Management

EQT Infrastructure to sell majority stake in DCLI, the largest marine and domestic chassis provider in North America, to funds ...
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/ Car industry, News

Gilde Healthcare raises €200 million for new private equity fund

Targeting lower mid-market healthcare investments in the Benelux and DACH regions Utrecht (the Netherlands) and Frankfurt (Germany) – Gilde Healthcare, ...
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CycloMedia Acquires Floating Point FX to Fuel US and International Growth

Acquisition Strengthens CycloMedia’s US Presence, Enhances Data Analytics Capabilities Zaltbommel, Netherlands: 7 March 2019 – CycloMedia, the leading provider of accurate geospatial ...
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Gilde Healthcare raises €200 million for new private equity fund

Targeting lower mid-market healthcare investments in the Benelux and DACH regions Utrecht (the Netherlands) and Frankfurt (Germany) – Gilde Healthcare, ...
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/ News

Platinum Equity to Acquire Spanish Seafood Provider Iberconsa from Portobello Capital

LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2019) – Platinum Equity today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a majority ...
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/ Consumer brands, News

Connected Capital leads investment in ChannelSight

ChannelSight , the Dublin-based leaders in ‘Where to Buy’ technology for large brands has closed a Series-B financing round of ...
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/ Consumer brands, News

GI Partners Announces Strategic Minority Investment by Blackstone

San Francisco, March 6, 2019 – GI Partners, a leading middle-market alternative asset manager, announced today that funds affiliated with Blackstone’s ...
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Bluebee receives Health Data Hosting (HDS) accreditation

Rijswijk, The Netherlands: 6 March 2019 - Bluebee, a global bioinformatics solutions provider, has been awarded the HDS:2018 certification for ...
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Axonics® Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Operational Update

IRVINE, CA – Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXNX) a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel ...
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/ healthcare, News

Gaw Capital Partners Wins Two Awards at PERE Awards 2018 – Asia’s Deal of the Year & Industry Figure of the Year

HONG KONG, March 5, 2019 – Gaw Capital Partners is delighted to have been awarded Asia’s ‘Deal of the Year’ ...
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Onex Completes Sale of BrightSpring Health Services

Toronto, March 5, 2019 – Onex Corporation (“Onex”) (TSX: ONEX) and its affiliates (the “Onex Group”) today announced they have ...
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KKR Completes Acquisition of BrightSpring Health Services

BrightSpring merges with PharMerica to form leading provider of health and pharmacy services LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global investment firm KKR and ...
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/ healthcare, News

Cinven to acquire INSEEC U.

Investment in a leading European private higher education group International private equity firm, Cinven, today announces that it has agreed ...
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/ Education, News

The Carlyle Group to Make Strategic Investment in Aerospace Company NORDAM

Investment will accelerate growth and support strategic plan New York, NY and Tulsa, OK – Global investment firm The Carlyle Group ...
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/ Aerospace, News