Irish VC firm Elkstone Partners has held a EUR 75m first close for Elkstone Ireland Ventures 1, a fund targeting Republic of Ireland-based start-ups; it aims to reach its hard-cap of EUR 100m by November, founder Alan Merriman told Unquote.
Multi-family office has seen strong appetite, with investor base growing since 2016 to more than 90 family offices, Meiping Yap told Unquote
Sponsor deploys Permira VIII to ride new wave of take-privates; Blackstone commits GBP 200m in financing for UK-based CRO
Sponsor acquired the public software group in July 2017 via the same-year vintage Partners Group Global Value 2017
EQT and Cinven seen as bellweather for funds to reassess options for listed assets trading underwater