Private Equity

Spotify Raises $1 Billion Through Financing Deal

Music streaming company Spotify raises $ 1 billion deal through financing in the form of convertible debt. TPG rounded the funds together with Dragoneer along with other institutional investors. The deal placed by Goldman Sachs is expected to close on April 2.

Yahoo Potential Buyers Have 14 Days to Present Their Bid

Yahoo potential buyers only have until April 11 to submit their bid. Along with the proposed amount are details on how the purchase would be financed, conditions or approvals to be met and what import..

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed wit..

Black Bear Diner Secured an Investment From PWP Growth Equity, Aims to Expand Business

Black Bear Diner had secured an investment from private equity fund PWP Growth Equity. The financial backing will be allocated to expand growth and coverage in new and existing markets. The restaurant..

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Saputo's AUD449 million bid permitted by WCB board and Australian government
Canadian company Saputo Inc's AUD449 million offer for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Ltd. has been recommended by the WCB board and subsequently approved by the Australian government.
KPMG launches USD100 million investment fund for big data analytics
KPMG launched its new USD100 million investment fund, London-based KPMG Capital, which would help identify and develop big data analytics firms all over the world.
Atomico Ventures scores USD 476.6 million for Atomico III
Atomico Ventures was able to raise USD 476.6 million for its third fund, based on an filing submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on October 25.
Shire Plc purchases ViroPharma
The USD4.2 billion purchase by Shire Plc of ViroPharma Inc is the highest purchase on EBITDA rates for a biotechnology firm in history, as the price is 58 times EBITDA.
Vodacom to grow in South African market
South African wireless operator Vodacom had laid out plans to increase its investments through increased pace of network upgrades according to its Chief Executive Officer Shameer Joosub.
Kingdom Holdings shares in Twitter valued at USD900 million
With the IPO of microblogging service Twitter recently concluded, the 3% shareholdings of Kingdom Holding initially worth USD300 million in 2011 is now worth USD900 million.
Deutsche Telekom acquires landline based GTS Central Europe
GTS Central Europe would provide expanded services through landline infrastructure to its purchaser Deutsche Telekom.
Dexus Property and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchase office trust from Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Dexus would be managing one fourth of commercial buildings in Sydney upon the takeover by CCPIB of the office trust held by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Nigeria is capable of building a USD 20 billion private equity industry- Henshaw Capital Partners founder
Nigeria-based Henshaw Capital Partners Founder and Chief Executive Officer Barbara James said Nigeria could build a USD 20 billion private equity industry by 2020.
Eman Mansour to open new investment banking firm
Dubai would be host to Eman Mansour's latest investment banking endeavor.
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