Alchemy Partners is reported to be interested in acquiring struggling software retailer Torex Retail. Aim-listed Torex hit trouble earlier this year with a profit warning and a suspension in the trading of its shares. It is currently under investigation from the Serious Fraud Office and surviving thanks to a recent £5m cash injection from Royal Bank of Scotland and a £15m short-term working capital facility put in place in February.
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