Darby Overseas Investments has acquired Prudential Financial’s $246m Asian mezzanine fund.
Primary Capital has closed its second UK and European buyout fund at £100m.
The French firm has completed the fundraising for its mid-market Perfectis I fund.
Turkven, an affiliate of Advent International, has closed on $41m and will invest in Turkish growth opportunities alongside Advent’s Central and Eastern European team.
Opto Speed has secured a second round of funding worth E20m to support the company’s global expansion.
NewMedia SPARK invests in Kobalt; Carlyle leads $10m third round investment in Apama
Close Brothers Private Equity has announced the closure of its latest UK mid-market investment fund at £202m.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Wolfgang Hanrieder, of Star Ventures, new managing director for its European venture capital fund.
The Russian arm of Baring Private Equity Partners has closed the first foreign fund in Russia since the economic crisis of 1998.
The German private equity firm has hired Dirk Lupberger, former head of Siemens Venture Capital.

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