At the beginning of last year, the feeling was uniformly that 2009 would be the year of portfolio management. This has, to a large extent, proven true. Most buyout firms were busy preserving value and steering their portfolio through the crisis - a crisis characterised by "low visibility". Nobody really knew where things were heading, and most acted defensively
Second vehicle will be larger than its predecessor, which closed on €843m in March 2010
Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures (DvH Ventures) has announced the launch of its first Digital Health fund, which has held a first close on €60m.
Sale ends a three-year holding period for Astorg, which acquired a 75% stake in the company from Xenon PE
Acquisition of Germany-based x-ray equipment and software was backed by senior debt from ApoBank