Sign up for free newsletter


Keith Williams, Crestline

Crestline Investors closes Specialty Lending Fund II strategy with USD800m

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:17

Crestline Investors (Crestline), a credit-focussed institutional alternative asset manager, has closed Crestline Specialty Lending Fund II (SLF II) with over USD800 million in capital commitments. »

AfricInvest holds final close for Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 09:55

AfricInvest, a pan-African mid-cap-focused private equity firm, has held the final close of its North African Fund, Maghreb Private Equity IV (MPEF IV).   »

Ilfryn Carstairs, Varde Partners

Värde Partners closes first dedicated Asia credit fund

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 21:03

Alternative investment firm Värde Partners has held the final close of the Värde Asia Credit Fund with approximately USD400 million of committed capital. The fund, which exceeded its USD250 million target and closed after six months, is the firm’s first Asia-dedicated vehicle. »

Sole Source Capital closes inaugural fund at USD160m hard cap

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:13

Sole Source Capital (SSC), an operationally-focussed lower-middle market investment firm that targets controlling interests in manufacturing, distribution, and industrial service companies, has successfully closed its inaugural funds, SSC Partners I LP and SSC Partners I-A LP (collectively, the Fund), at its hard cap of USD160 million. »

MPOWER Financing raises USD110 million in latest funding round

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:20

MPOWER Financing, a fintech company providing educational loans to high-potential international and DACA students, has completed its largest funding round to-date with USD110 million in new financing for students enrolling in major US universities. »

Main Post Partners closes second fund with USD700m of capital commitments

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:12

Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies across the consumer value chain, has held the final closing of its second fund, Main Post Growth Capital II, with USD700 million of capital commitments. »

Octopus Titan VCT raises GBP60m in under eight weeks

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 09:53

Octopus Investments has reached its half-way milestone (GBP60 million) in under two months for its Octopus Titan VCT.  This is the fastest that Titan has raised this sum, with rising numbers of online applications helping to drive this trend. »

Christopher Botsford, ADM

ADM Capital closes Asia Secured Lending Facility II at USD178m

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 18:55

ADM Capital, a Hong Kong and London-based private credit investment manager, has held the final close for its Asia Secured Lending Facility II, (ASLF II) with proceeds raised of USD178 million. »

Picture of dollar bills

Monroe Capital closes USD1.33bn Private Credit Fund III

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 18:49

Monroe Capital (Monroe) has held the final close of its 2018 Monroe Capital Private Credit Fund III at USD1.33 billion of limited partner commitments with over 100 investors in eight countries, eclipsing the target of USD800 million.   »

Littlejohn & Co closes on USD2.84bn Private Equity Fund VI

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 07:36

Private investment firm Littlejohn & Co has held the final closing of Littlejohn Fund VI, with USD2.84 billion of committed capital, exceeding the fund’s target of USD2.5 billion. The firm’s previous fund, Littlejohn Fund V, with USD2.0 billion of committed capital, was raised in 2014. »


other gfm publications