Speaking exclusively in the next issue of Private Equity Europe , Alan Duncan affirmed Conservative support for private equity but also sounded a note of caution: 'I don’t believe that we need to see more regulation, but I do believe that we have a duty to ensure that the current financial regulatory structure takes account of the growing importance of the private equity sector in the UK economy and that it ensures a competitive level playing field between different categories of finance.' (for full comment see Private Equity Europe April 2007)
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