In its second survey of private equity realisations, 2004 has seen a strong increase of distributions to investors according to research by SCM. In the US and Europe total distributions amounted to about $57bn of which $49bn were distributions made by US funds – an increase of almost 50% compared to the year 2003. In Europe distributions increased somewhat less by 23%, which is still a significant increase compared to 2003.
DVI Equity Partners, Frontline Ventures and Enterprise Ireland also take part
Newcomer Target Global and existing investor Round Hill Ventures also take part in the round
GP invests €7.3m in the France-based point-of-sale merchandising equipment provider
Azimut appoints Jeffry Brown as CEO of AACP; Brown previously worked at Dyal Capital Partners