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Lyceum to lose seven partners – exclusive

Jeremy Hand and Simon Hitchcock will lead the UK private equity firm, while directors Adam Lewis, Luke Kingston and Martin Squier will become partners, PEI has learned.

Fundraising: not as easy as it looks

Lyceum’s decision to raise capital deal-by-deal shows bumper headline figures do not tell the whole story.

Cairngorm: Brexit drives UK businesses towards PE

The London-based firm has bolstered its investment team with two appointments after opening an Edinburgh office.

Bain seeks €1bn for European special sits – exclusive

The firm is aiming to hold a first close for Bain Capital Special Situations Europe in April, according to a Bain document seen by PEI.

LISTEN NOW: Salovaara on the impact of credit facilities

Finnish LP Katja Salovaara on how subscription credit lines have made life trickier for investors in private equity.

Bain eyes Q2 first and final close on Europe V – exclusive

The private equity firm is also expected to begin raising its fourth Asian fund in the third quarter, Private Equity International has learned.

Danske back in business with double partner hire – exclusive

The Danish bank’s private equity hires include a director from ATP Private Equity Partners.

Meet Coller Capital’s newest rainmaker

Private equity fundraising veteran will no doubt be called upon as the secondaries firm ramps up marketing for its eighth global fund.

Former bankers bolster Terra Firma bench

The firm has created a group CFO role and hired elsewhere in the business, as it tries to raise its first buyout fund in a decade.

Lyceum pulls fundraising, switches to deal-by-deal – exclusive

The UK mid-market investor has decided not to proceed with raising its fourth fund in the face of LP challenges.