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AXA Private Equity has reportedly bought a US$1.9bn portfolio of private equity funds from Bank of America. Terms of the deal were not diclosed. The transaction, involving about 60 funds, would be the biggest ever on the secondary private equity market, the report stated. The deal follows AXA Private Equity's recent purchase of French bank Natixis's domestic private equity operations valued at around US$718mn. AXA Private Equity currently has US$25bn assets under management.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
The outlook is a flat start. The market will look to scale to new peaks though not much effort is needed for the same. HUL saw a rally and short-covering may have pulled it up further. Speculation is on that its parent will raise stake through an open offer. After the cooling in oil prices, Cairn results will be in focus.