Palamon Capital Partners has appointed Lorenzo Pellicioli to its board of advisors. Pellicioli is currently CEO of the De Agostini Group, the Italian conglomerate with interests ranging from finance to publishing. As the CEO of Seat Pagine Gialle from 1997 to 2000, he led the largest and most successful leveraged buyout in Italy. He is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of Generali Insurance and serves as deputy chairman on the board of Générale de Santé.
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