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Perkins Coie LLP has hired a Dorsey & Whitney LLP partner with more than 15 years of experience counseling emerging life sciences and technology companies and their investors in Silicon Valley, Perkins Coie announced Monday.

The private equity backer of national IFA and employee benefits consultancy LEBC Holdings has taken a further £1m stake in the business.

Insurance industry experts have described the treatment of equity investments under Europe’s Solvency II regime as “harsh” and “punitive”

Loan Star Funds, a $70 billion private equity firm in Dallas, acquired DFC Global Corp. and gained control over retail brands including Money Mart.