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PE-backed deals in Europe as of H1 2019, data from PitchBook

Europe PE dealflow slows in H1 as deal sizes grow – report

PE-backed deals in the region fell 22% to €132.6bn due to geopolitical headwinds, according to a report from PitchBook.

RDIF and EBRD in $107m textile deal

Since its inception in 2011, the RDIF has deployed nearly $3.5bn with co-investors.

RDIF and Baring Vostok in $48m coal deal

Following the investment in Tigers Realm Coal, Baring Vostok’s Fund V will be roughly 20 percent deployed.

RDIF-CIC fund plans $2bn top-up

Sean Glodek, RDIF’s director, says deal momentum is picking up.

CD&R seals $465m carve-out amid fundraise

The firm has made its third investment this year by buying the landscaping division of John Deere.

OPIC seeks EM fund managers(2)

Emerging market fund managers are being sought by the US government's DFI, which aims to commit $35m - $150m per qualified fund.

Emerging market fundraising wanes

Even with LPs still committing to emerging market funds, fundraising for such vehicles is declining, with Asia totals flat, according to PEI’s Research & Analytics division.

Trilantic in €45m Italian fashion deal

The firm, which has been actively targeting Southern Europe in recent years, has taken a minority stake in Betty Blue using its €574 million Trilantic Capital Partners IV Europe.

Study: Transparency among Indian companies high

Indian companies are the most transparent among the BRICS, while Chinese companies are the least, according to a new study by Transparency International.

RDIF in $237m telecom deal

The deal comes as the state-backed Russian Direct Investment Fund believes growth in the Russian economy means it’s the right time to invest in the telecom sector.

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