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Whitbread completes Pelican disposal; Inion secures E16m new financing; AMPJE backs Transys Projects MBO
The banks has made Olivier Boyadjian head into its 15-strong structured finance unit in Paris.
Digital Networks leads $10m funding; Argos-Soditic takes majority stake in SAIME
Dominic Shorthouse, the former Warburg Pincus dealmaker, has launched a E450m mid-market buyout fund.
Bullish on the prospects for the German-speaking market, Candover has hired Kurt Kinzius, a former Mannesmann board member, to develop the brand from a new base in Düsseldorf.
Edinburgh-based Albany Ventures has received commitments from Scottish Widows, BoS, Alliance Trusts and Martin Currie en route to a £40m final closing.
Star Capital Partners’ low-risk capital outsourcing fund and its co-investing limited partners are targeting transactions worth several billion Euros.
Sigma Technology Group’s VC fund has held a first closing following commitments from BoS and Scottish Widows.
Quester’s latest fund, the Quester Venture Partnership, has raised E115m at first closing.
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