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Growth in French private equity accelerates in 2016

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 13:34

French private equity market participants raised EUR14.7 billion in global commitments during 2016, up 51 per cent relative to 2015, according to a report from the Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance (AFIC) and Grant Thornton. »

Private Equity Wire 2017 Global Awards – voting closing soon...

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 11:19

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.  »

Progressio raising EUR225m for fourth fund

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:04

Progressio SGR, the Italian private equity firm, is raising a new fund, Progressio Investimenti III, in response to LP demand and a doubling of proprietary deal flow over the past five years. »

PE deal volume up 18 per cent in 2016, says Clearwater

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 09:08

Private equity funds continued to invest across Europe in 2016 with an 18 per cent annual growth rate in deals volume, according to data released by Clearwater International. »

Fengate launches private equity fund

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 08:07

Fengate Real Asset Investments has closed its new private equity fund, the LPF Equities Fund, with USD100 million in committed capital. »

Platinum Equity closes USD6.5bn fund

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 14:14

Platinum Equity has closed Platinum Equity Capital Partners IV, a USD6.5 billion global buyout fund. »

Permira closes flagship buyout fund at EUR7.5bn

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 09:13

Fried Frank has advised longstanding client Permira on the raising of its latest flagship buyout fund, Permira VI. »

Dyal Capital Partners closes third fund at USD5.3bn

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 09:12

Fried Frank has advised Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman, on the formation of Dyal Capital Partners III, a fund formed primarily to acquire interests in third-party private equity managers. »

KKR closes USD13.9bn Americas PE fund

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 14:00

KKR has held the final closing of KKR Americas XII Fund, a USD13.9 billion fund focused on opportunistic investments in private equity-related transactions primarily in the US, Canada and Mexico. »

Quad-C launches Fund IX

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 08:36

Quad-C Management, a middle market private equity firm, has held the final close and activation of its latest fund, Quad-C Partners IX. »

Private equity funds ‘face much tougher challenges than Trump and Brexit’

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 10:08

The risks posed to the UK private equity industry by recent political events have been grossly exaggerated, according to Matthew Hudson, chief executive of MJ Hudson, the alternative assets consultancy. »

Maven to manage GBP57.5m equity fund for NPIF

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:51

Private equity house Maven Capital Partners has been appointed by the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) to manage the GBP57.5 million NPIF Maven Equity Finance fund. »

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.  »

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.  »

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