Arcapita has acquired a controlling interest in MC Sign Company (MC Sign), a provider of signage and lighting services in the United States, for a total transaction value in excess of USD100 million.
Seedrs had its biggest year since launch in 2017, with GBP125 million invested into campaigns on the platform and 168 deals funded. The company recently surpassed GBP300 million invested into campaigns on the platform and has now funded over 590 deals since its launch.
Aurelius Equity Opportunities further builds UK team with appointment of Peter Wood as Principal.
Private equity funds managed by Blackstone (Blackstone) have completed the previously announced acquisition of Schenck Process (Schenck), a specialist in measuring and process technology equipment.
Brookfield Business Partners is to acquire a 75 per cent controlling interest in the Schoeller Allibert Group (Schoeller Allibert), a manufacturer of returnable plastic packaging systems, for EUR205 million.
Edge Investments, a specialist investment house focused on the creative industries sector, has added to its team with the appointment of two specialist investment professionals – Niall Santamaria and Joshua Burge.
FPE Capital (FPE), a growth private equity investor in UK lower mid-market companies, has appointed Connor Trendell as Investment Manager.
Inflexion Private Equity has invested in Lintbells Limited, a producer of nutritional supplements for pets.
Noerr has advised the airline Condor and its parent company Thomas Cook on the takeover of Air Berlin Aviation.
An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners is to sell Robertshaw Controls Company (Robertshaw), a global leader in thermal, flow, and control management products and solutions. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.