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Kirkland & Ellis advises HKW on closing of latest fund

Kirkland & Ellis has represented Indianapolis-based private equity firm Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company (HKW) on the final closing on limited partner commitments of HKW Capital Partners IV (Fund IV). »

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NASDAQ OMX expands London presence

The NASDAQ OMX Group has expanded its London business to new, larger premises. »

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GrowthCap extends PE platform to UHNWIs

GrowthCap has extended its private equity platform to include investment opportunities for ultra high net worth individuals.  »

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PGGM appoints Citi as depositary bank for range of alternative investment funds

PGGM Vermogensbeheer has appointed Citi as the depository bank for its range of alternative investment funds. »


Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund closes at almost USD700m

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has held the final close of Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund (CSSAF), reaching USD698 million, almost USD200 million above its initial target of USD500 million. »

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Equities to drive Euro dynamic asset allocation opportunities in 2014

Equities will continue to drive Euro-denominated dynamic asset allocation opportunities in 2014, says Christopher Mahon (pictured), investment manager, Baring Euro Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund…  »


Liquid PE continues to outperform major market indices, says Red Rocks GLPE index

The Red Rocks Capital Global Listed Private Equity Index (GLPE) returned 30.02 per cent per year, versus 21.14 per cent per year for the S&P 500 for the five years ending 31 March 2014. »

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Pomona Capital closes eighth secondary fund at USD1.75bn hard cap

Private equity firm Pomona Capital has held the final close of its eighth secondaries fund, Pomona Capital VIII, with commitments of USD1.75 billion. »


HarbourVest closes direct co-investment fund above target at USD1bn

HarbourVest Partners has held the final close of HarbourVest Partners 2013 Direct Fund LP, a global direct co-investment fund, at USD1.0bn, above its USD750m target.  »


Expanded Australian investor visa would open new opportunities for business

A more expansive Significant Investor visa programme would help innovative Australian businesses benefit from venture capital funding to fuel future economic growth. »

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