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The €40 million investment in Lithuanian food retailer Palink is one of the largest private equity deals yet seen in the Baltic region.
Fortress Investment, the global private investment house, has agreed to take private Greek oil shipping company Stelmar Shipping.
Following the Metalmark spinout, Gustavo Schwed has joined Providence Equity Partners media investment effort in London.
The Texas-based buyout house has agreed to acquire Centennial Puerto Rico Cable TV Corp. in a $155m cash-funded buyout.
Following a transatlantic merger in 2002, Boston’s Audax Group has agreed to sell its vacuum pump platform Nash Elmo to publicly traded Gardner Denver for $223.5m.
Another exit gushes profits in the energy sector as the Irving, Texas energy investment specialist strikes a 3.2 times realization on the sale of Cortez Oil & Gas to publicly traded Encore Acquisition.
Franklin Templeton Investments has acquired the US emerging markets investment firm in a deal valued at $75m.
The US-based emerging markets private equity specialist has brought Denis Jungerman to assist with the roll-out of its Brazilian mezzanine operation.
The Los Angeles-based private equity firm Oaktree Capital Management has closed one of the year’s largest mezzanine funds on $800m.
Darby Asia Investors has completed its first mezzanine financing since acquiring Prudential Asia’s mezzanine fund in April.

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