Move the latest to highlight consolidation trend in French PE
European PE houses set to benefit from increasingly borrower-friendly environment for remainder of 2015
An in-depth look at newly created alternative lender Kartesia Advisors
Vehicle will look to invest in UK SMEs turning over £5-50m
GP exceeds initial €200m target
Fundraising surpasses €100m target, short of €150m hard-cap
Vehicle is backed by the EBRD, EIF and Swedbank
Fresh commitments to be invested globally in mid-market
Permira Credit Solutions II has hard-cap of €800m
GP aiming to raise €200m for Acto Mezzanine II vehicle
Firm also announces two new investments
Investor also announces new investments and recruits
Fund is largest Birmingham-focused growth vehicle
Change in Spain
Vehicle on track to reach €100m target
Fund held first close on €75m in February
Austrian mezzanine provider Syntaxis Capital has hired Rupert Coull as consultant for the firm's environmental, social and governance activities.
Indigo Capital France has held a first close on more than €200m for its first mezzanine fund following the team's spinout from UK-based Indigo Capital.
Enterprise Ireland has backed MML Capital Partners as a cornerstone investor in a new fund to back SMEs in Ireland.
Sonja Zwazl, president of the federal economic chamber of lower Austria, has called for more mezzanine financing to support local SMEs, according to local press reports.
French equity and mezzanine provider Capzanine has held a final closing of Capzanine 3 on its €350m hard-cap.
French GP CIC Mezzanine is understood to have held a final close for its third fund on €180m, €15m more than the amount announced at the beginning of May.
Northern European investor Beechbrook Capital has raised €67m for its latest mezzanine fund at first close.