Aureos To Double Fund Capital

Aureos Capital plans to double its capital under management from $600 million to $1.2 billion by 2008/2009. The London-based private equity firm focused on unlisted mid-market companies in Asia, Africa and < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Latin America. Among the new fund efforts will be a $120 million Central Asia Fund (first close in Q1 2007) and a $300 million Latin American Fund (first close on $150m in Q2 2007).< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />