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Summa Equity’s first fund closes at SEK4.5 billion

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:43

Summa Equity’s first fund, Summa Equity Fund I, has closed with commitments of SEK4.5 billion, exceeding the initial target of SEK3.3 billion after being significantly oversubscribed. The fund size was limited to SEK4.5 billion despite oversubscription.  »

Preqin launches new division offering portfolio management solutions

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:11

Preqin has launched Preqin Solutions, which is aiming to provide a cost-effective, scalable and secure data solution to meet the market need for transparent, accurate and efficient tracking of private capital portfolio performance.  »

Private Equity Wire 2017 Global Awards – voting now open

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 08:29

We are conducting a survey of the Private Equity Wire readership to assess the best private equity fund performers and service providers during 2016 in a range of categories covering the entire private equity space.  »

Michael Rees, Dyal Capital

Dyal Capital Partners closes Fund III with USD5.3bn

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:50

Dyal Capital Partners (Dyal), a division of Neuberger Berman Group, has closed Dyal Capital Partners III (PE), its third fund, with approximately USD5.3 billion of committed capital.  »

One Equity Partners closes Fund VI on USD1.65bn

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:37

Middle market private equity firm One Equity Partners has completed fundraising for One Equity Partners VI, with total capital commitments of USD1.65 billion, surpassing its target. »

Bregal Sagemount closes second fund with USD960m in commitments

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 13:45

Private equity firm Bregal Sagemount has held the first and final close of Bregal Sagemount II at the hard cap with total commitments of USD960 million. »

Huron Capital Partners closes USD550m PE fund

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 12:55

Huron Capital Partners has closed the Huron Fund V with USD550 million of total limited partner capital commitments. »

Incline Equity Partners closes USD601m private equity fund

Thu, 26/01/2017 - 09:04

Sixpoint Partners has held the closing of Incline Equity Partners IV with over USD601 million of total capital commitments. »

Foresight Private Equity makes nine investments in Q4 2016

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 12:55

The private equity team at Foresight Private Equity invested over GBP17 million into nine companies across the UK during the last quarter of 2016. »

Moore Management assists Bank Saint Petersburg with PE fund launch

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 09:32

Moore Management has assisted Bank Saint Petersburg (BSPB) with the launch of its first private equity fund structure, BSPB Capital VPF. »

Angeles Equity Partners raises USD360m for first fund

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 08:48

Angeles Equity Partners has closed Angeles Equity Partners I (AEP I) with USD360 million in capital commitments. »

Veritable and Moelis AM launch Archean Capital Partners

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 09:28

Veritable and Moelis Asset Management have teamed up to launch Archean Capital Partners, which will provide new private equity portfolio managers with the initial capital, advice and infrastructure necessary to launch their own funds. »

Crown Capital Partners holds USD50m closing of Crown IV

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 13:18

Crown Capital Partners, a provider of growth capital to mid-market companies, has completed a USD50 million closing for Crown Capital Fund IV, bringing the current total capital committed to the fund to USD175 million. »

Rock Hill closes third private equity fund

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 08:46

Houston-based private equity firm Rock Hill Capital Group has held the final closing of Rock Hill Capital III, with USD150.6 million in capital commitments. »

Omnes Croissance 4 midcap fund closes at EUR210 million

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 10:45

Omnes Capital has held the final closing of its Omnes Croissance 4 midcap fund at EUR210 million. »

Constitution Capital Partners closes Ironsides IV with USD755m of commitments

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:43

Private equity firm Constitution Capital Partners (CCP) has held the final close of Ironsides IV and related segregated mandates with total commitments of USD755 million. »

J Christopher Mizer, Vivaris Capital

Vivaris Capital creates private equity hedge fund

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 09:09

Vivaris Capital has created what it says is the first private equity hedge fund, which is designed to deliver superior alternative asset returns while mitigating downside risk. »

Gamut raises USD1bn for debut middle market PE fund

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 09:04

Gamut Capital Management has closed its debut middle market private equity fund, Gamut Investment Fund I, at USD1 billion, exceeding the fund’s USD750 million target. »

Eolus acquires majority stake in Californian wind project

Mon, 02/01/2017 - 12:11

Eolus North America has signed an agreement to acquire a 60 per cent membership interest in Wind Wall Development, from ZCF Wind Wall.  »

Intera Fund III closes at EUR250 million

Mon, 02/01/2017 - 11:57

Finnish private equity group Intera Partners has closed its latest fund, Intera Fund III with capital commitments of EUR250 million.  »

Emrging markets

Sovereign wealth funds move to private markets and emerging markets

Thu, 22/12/2016 - 15:46

Two new white papers from State Street Corporation and the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) reveal changes in asset allocation among sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) over the past three to five years. »

Roberto Barragan, Manhattan West

Manhattan West Asset Management launches ESG fund

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 09:20

Manhattan West Asset Management has added an ESG (environmental, social and governance) focused private equity fund to its offerings. »

EuroMena holds second closing of third fund at USD150m

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:33

EuroMena has held the second and final closing of its third fund EuroMena III for a total consideration of USD150 million. »

Kohlberg closes on USD2.2bn Kohlberg Investors VIII

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 13:41

Kohlberg & Company, a private equity firm specialising in middle market investing, has held the final closing of its eighth private equity fund, Kohlberg Investors VIII, with USD2.2 billion in total commitments. »

Elaghmore’s first PE fund closes at GBP60m

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 09:44

Elaghmore Partners has closed its initial fund, Elaghmore I, at GBP60 million and completed its first acquisition. »

Providence Strategic Growth closes Fund II with USD640m of commitments

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 09:16

Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners (PSG), an affiliate of private equity and credit investment firm Providence Equity Partners, has closed its second fund with USD640 million of equity commitments. »

US PE and VC funds rebounded from weak Q1

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 09:05

Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds in the US showed stronger performance in the second quarter of 2016 than the first, according to Cambridge Associates. »

Adveq closes Adveq Europe VI above target

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 09:58

Private equity firm Adveq has held the final closing of Adveq Europe VI at EUR462 million, well above its initial target fund size of EUR350 million. »

KKR closes USD711m technology growth fund

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:15

KKR has held the final closing of KKR Next Generation Technology Growth Fund (NGT), a USD711 million fund dedicated to growth equity investment opportunities in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) space in North America, Europe and Israel. »

Kirkland & Ellis advises on closing of CD Capital Natural Resources Fund III

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 07:49

Kirkland & Ellis has advised CD Capital, a London-based specialist natural resources and mining private equity manager, on the closing of the CD Capital Natural Resources Fund III. »

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