Creadev backs urban agriculture firm Gotham Greens The American private equity house invested as part of a $27m funding round which brings Gotham Green's total amount raised to $45m. Gotham Green specialises in the development of urban greenhouses and the growing of sustainable produce. Read more.

TPG makes a minority investment in Anastasia Beverly Hills This is the latest beauty investment from the private equity firm which took a minority stake in Rodan & Fields earlier in the year. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed but WWD reports that the business was valued at around $3bn. Read more.

Palatine Private Equity-backed The Alchemist adds two new sites The cocktail bar and restaurant group has confirmed the acquisition of a further two sites in the capital. The move follows the announcement last week of plans to launch a new bar concept focused on cocktails and live music called Aether. Read more.

Bain Capital acquires Varsity Brands from Charlesbank Capital Partners The maker of cheerleading uniforms and school sports merchandise is under consideration for Olympics status. The private equity firm plans to create value through acquisitions and driving the development of its online offering. Read more.

Tengram Capital Partners acquires LA-based digital-first beauty brand Lime Crime The business also announced Stacy Panagakis as its new chief executive officer. Tengram plans to drive growth through retail partnerships and expanding the reach of Lime Crime's online channels. Read more.

GameStop reportedly in discussions with private equity houses over a potential buyout Reuters reports that interested parties, including Sycamore Capital, have held talks with the game retailer. GameStop has appointed advisors to explore its options following a period of tough trading conditions. Read more.