Taurus Private Markets raises USD112m debut private equity fund
Taurus Private Markets, a Pennsylvania based private equity firm, has held the final close of Taurus Private Markets Fund, LP with USD112 million in capital commitments.
The fund secured capital commitments from a diversified investor base including public pension plans, Taft Hartley plans, and family offices.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have received such strong support from both the institutional investor and investment consultant communities. We are pleased to be starting a long-term partnership with these great investors,” says Kevin Campbell, Co-Founder and Managing General Partner of Taurus Private Markets.
Taurus Private Markets invests in value-oriented, lower middle market leverage buyout and private credit partnerships with target fund sizes less than USD1.25 billion. The firm also invests with blue chip venture capital partnerships with target fund sizes less than USD750 million.
“We have spent the majority of our professional careers investing in these segments of the private markets. By maintaining our focus in these areas, we have a terrific opportunity to deliver strong returns to investors,” says Eric Wilcomes, Co-Founder and Managing General Partner of Taurus Private Markets.
The firm has also added to its team. Notably, Jake Venable joined Taurus Private Markets as the Chief Financial Officer in April of last year. Venable is responsible for managing the firm’s finance, operations, and compliance functions.