Internet giant Yahoo! has continued with its big spending acquisition activity by buying blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Datong deal is worth £7 million, with YFM involved in the financing.
The former CEO of Carlton Television has been recruited as chairman of Procam TV as part of the company's management buy-out.
Private equity firm ISIS Equity Partners has backed the £14 million management buy-out of software firm Red Box Recorders.
A second restaurant-based management buy-out of the week has seen Drake & Morgan complete a £30 million deal with help from Bowmark Capital.
Mid-market private equity house LDC has upped its interest in the retail and consumer sector by backing the management buy-out of restaurant group D&D London.
The Carlyle Group has made what it describes as a 'significant investment' in private hire service Addison Lee.
Business Growth Fund portfolio company Springfield Homecare Services has closed its first acquisition since the business was supported by the bank-backed fund in June 2012.
The private equity firm behind investments in Wagamama and Paperchase has sold its stake in Optimum Care through a trade sale.
Private equity player LDC sees exit in childcare sector as nursery care provider kidsunlimited is acquired.
Private equity firm Silverfleet Capital has looked to within its own industry for its latest buy-out.
Specialist restructuring firm Hilco has followed up on its January acquisition of HMV's debt by acquiring the business and certain assets.
Event services firm Arena Group, which was behind the Olympic beach volleyball court used at the 2012 London Olympics, has closed the acquisition of a US company.
Medical communications agency Fishawack has a new private equity backer through a secondary buy-out deal.
Data services company Six Degrees Group has closed its thirteenth acquisition since its October 2011 launch.
A smartphone app first created by a 15 year-old UK developer in 2011 has been sold to internet firm Yahoo! for a reported £20 million.
Lloyds Banking investment arm LDC has closed two deals by backing software company Validus-IVC and business services firm EDM Group.
Boutique hotel brands Malmaison and Hotel du Vin are now under private equity ownership following a deal involving American firm KSL Capital Partners.
Debt and equity finance support has been provided to baby products business Gro Group though a management buy-out.
NVM Private Equity has exited one of its oldest portfolio companies by selling Interlube Systems through a trade sale.
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