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December 15, 2016

CVC Capital Partners scouts for top talent to helm proposed India office: Mint

A Mint article titled CVC Capital Partners scouts for top talent to helm proposed India office quotes Venture Intelligence data on increasing number of transactions in the buyout space which is a "major part" of CVC's investment focus:
In H1 2016, buyouts showed strong momentum, with the total number of deals and deal value at 14 and $2.44 billion, respectively, data from PE and VC database Venture Intelligence shows.
Buyout deal value more than doubled from $1.14 billion in the same period last year. The top buyout deals in 2016 include Blackstone Group Lp’s $1.1 billion acquisition of a majority stake in listed IT firm Mphasis Ltd, Kedaara Capital and Swiss PE firm Partners Group’s purchase of mortgage lender AU Financiers for about $140 million and Abraaj Group’s $221 million deal to buy Care Hospitals.
According to the article some of the companies the fund had shown interest in were Mu Sigma, Minacs and Intelenet.

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