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A question is vexing the minds of institutional investors: how much – if any - of my European portfolio should be in the East? Andy Thomson reports.
The UK mid-market buyout house has announced the final close of its latest vehicle four months after launch.
Buoyed by a number of exits and three refinancings, the listed entity that invests in funds managed by Candover has reported a 22.7 percent increase in total net assets to £313m.
Industri Kapital has announced a final close of its fifth buyout fund, more than two years after launch.
The Connecticut-based healthcare investor has closed its sale of EAS to pharma giant Abbott Laboratories for $320m.
Graphite Capital has made 5x its money on the £63m refinancing of Wagamama in a deal funded by Hutton Collins and Royal Bank of Scotland.
The New York- and Cleveland, Ohio-based middle-market specialist beat its original fundraising target set in June 2003, raising almost double the capital of its previous fund.
The UK-based mid-market buyout firm has secured E50m of commitments for its second fund including a E10m investment from Inflexion Plc.
Edinburgh-based Albany Ventures has received commitments from Scottish Widows, BoS, Alliance Trusts and Martin Currie en route to a £40m final closing.
The £84m deal makes it 47 realisations in 18 months for the firm, and over $1bn returned to investors.

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