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Launches & Fundraising

K2 Global raises USD183m venture fund

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:04

Venture capital firm K2 Global has raised USD183 million in committed capital for a new fund. »

TrueBridge closes direct investment fund above USD100m target

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:59

Venture capital investment firm TrueBridge Capital Partners has held the closing of its first direct investment fund, TrueBridge Direct Fund, with USD125 million in commitments, exceeding its target of USD100 million. »

Euronext launches family business index

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 12:02

Euronext has announced the launch of Euronext Family Business, the first European index dedicated to family businesses, designed to highlight the performance of 90 family companies listed in the four countries covered by Euronext. »

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.  »

BioMedPartners raises CHF75m in first closing of new healthcare venture fund

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:23

BioMedPartners has held the first closing of BioMedInvest III, the firm’s third equity venture capital fund, at CHF75 million.  »

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.  »

CVC Credit Partners prices CVC Cordatus Loan Fund VIII

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:38

CVC Credit Partners, an alternative investment manager focused on sub-investment grade debt markets in the US and Europe, has priced its CVC Cordatus Loan Fund VIII at EUR415.6 million via Goldman Sachs.  »

Shard Capital Partners launches VC fund in Ireland

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 14:03

Shard Capital Partners has held the first closing of the Suir Valley Venture Fund of Suir Valley Funds ICAV, the first Irish focused venture capital fund in Ireland that uses a regulated fund with a fully regulated Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).  »

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. »

Scania launches corporate VC fund

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 10:03

Scania is targeting investment in high-growth companies connected to the transport and automotive industries with its new venture capital fund, Scania Growth Capital. »

Beechbrook Capital closes GBP150m UK SME Credit I

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:19

Specialist direct lender Beechbrook Capital has held a final close of its inaugural UK SME credit fund with commitments in excess of GBP150 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. »

Nyca Partners closes USD125m venture fund II

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 08:22

Nyca Partners, which was launched in 2014 by Hans Morris, a long-time Citigroup banker and former president of Visa, has held the closing of its second venture capital fund with more than USD125 million in total 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. »

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. »

Chris Moench, Directed Capital

Directed Capital closes seventh fund at USD77m

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 08:35

Directed Capital, a distressed asset workout specialist firm that acquires, manages and resolves distressed commercial mortgage loans, has closed its seventh fund at USD77 million, its highest-grossing fund to date. »

Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II holds final close at USD950m

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 08:33

Northleaf Capital Partners has held the final closing for its second OECD-focused pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II (NICP II), at its USD950 million hard cap. »

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. »

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. »

CreditEase Israel Innovation Fund II holds first close at over USD30m

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 09:54

CreditEase Wealth Management has held the first closing of its second fund, CEIIF II, which has raised USD32.2 million since its launch one month ago towards a target capital commitment of USD50 million. »

Jeffrey Dickson, Prudential Capital Partners

Prudential Capital Partners raises USD1.8 billion for fifth mezzanine fund

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 09:21

Prudential Capital Partners has completed the fund raising for its fifth mezzanine fund, Prudential Capital Partners V, surpassing its target of USD1.4 billion. »

Jean-Marc Chapus, Crescent Capital Group

Crescent Mezzanine Fund VII closes at more than USD4.6bn

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 09:06

Alternative credit investment firm Crescent Capital Group has held the final close of Crescent Mezzanine Partners VII with commitments of over USD4.6 billion, surpassing the fundraising target of USD3 billion. »

Boe Pahari, AMP Capital

AMP Capital’s global infrastructure platform exceeds USD2 billion target

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 13:51

AMP Capital has raised USD2.4 billion for its global infrastructure platform at final close, with more than 50 institutional investors committing to its global mandate to invest in high-quality assets offering the best relative value. »

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. »

Versant Ventures closes sixth healthcare fund

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:41

Versant Ventures has closed its newest fund, Versant Venture Capital VI, at its hard cap of CAD538 million (USD400 million). »

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