The New York-based venture firm will make investments in communications, healthcare and information technology companies.
Washington DC-based Paladin Capital Group’s second fund will focus on early- and mid-stage venture capital investments, although the firm will consider buyout opportunities.
Greenpark Capital, the London-based private equity secondaries investor, has completed two hires, including Christophe Nicolas from European buyout heavyweight Permira.
Following the Metalmark spinout, Gustavo Schwed has joined Providence Equity Partners media investment effort in London.
The Israel venture capital firm continues to focus on seed and early-stage IT investments.
MMC Capital, the private equity arm of Marsh & McLennan, has rounded up a new mega-fund for investments in the global insurance, employee benefits and financial services industries.
Blackstone has joined the firm formerly known as Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in a $1.75bn investment in Vanguard Health Systems, an operator of acute care hospitals.
San Francisco-based Hellman & Friedman has also announced the opening of a London office led by managing director Patrick Healy.
The Cape Natexis private equity fund has held a final close of its oversubscribed small and mid cap buyout fund, ahead of its €110m target.
Boston-based ArcLight Capital Partners plans to use its Fund II to invest in the coal, natural gas, power generation, and electric and gas transmission and distribution industries.

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