US-based GP TPG Partners has held an $11.2bn interim close for TPG Partners VIII, a vehicle backing medium-sized and large companies in the US and Europe, according to filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
LDC portfolio company Lucid Group Communications has acquired a medical communications group
TriSpan acquired the majority stake in the business in a buyout in June last year
Altor Equity Partners and Shamrock Capital will remain invested in the merged company
Hamou joins from DC Advisory, where he was co-head of the business in France since 2012