YFM Equity Partners holds GBP60m first close of Buy-Out Fund II

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 10:47

YFM Equity Partners (YFM) has held the first close of its Buy-Out-Fund II with GBP60 million of investment committed. This follows the GBP45 million raised for its Buy-Out Fund I, which had a final close in April 2017.   »

Crane Venture Partners closes USD90m enterprise & data focused seed fund for Europe

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 13:22

Crane Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage intelligent enterprise startups, has closed Crane I, its first institutional fund. Crane Venture Partners is thematically focused on the pervasive impact of data and data driven solutions on the enterprise. »

Advent International raises USD17.5 billion for ninth global PE fund

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 10:38

Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds team has advised Advent International on the successful completion of its fundraising for Advent International GPE IX Limited Partnership (GPE IX).  »

Estera supports launch of Greensphere Capital fund

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:12

Estera has provided fund services support to Greensphere Capital’s launch of its second private fund and will also be providing ongoing fund administration services.  »

Westbridge closes fund II at GBP140m

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 10:59

Westbridge Capital has held the final close of WestBridge II (the Fund) having raised GBP140 million in fund commitments and associated earmarked co-investment monies.  »

Northleaf hits USD300m hard cap for Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund II

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 10:58

Northleaf Capital Partners’ (Northleaf) has held the final closing of the Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund II (NVCF II) at its hard cap of USD300 million.  »

Glennmont raises EUR850m for Clean Energy Fund III

Tue, 04/06/2019 - 10:50

Glennmont Partners has successfully raised EUR850 million at the final close of its Third Fund investing in clean energy infrastructure projects in Europe significantly in excess of the fund’s original EUR600 million target. »

Nick Scullion, Foresight

Foresight launches new open-ended real infrastructure investment fund

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 13:17

Foresight Group (Foresight) has launched the FP Foresight Global Real Infrastructure Fund (GRIF), which has now received FCA regulatory approval. The actively managed fund will invest directly into publicly listed companies that own and operate real infrastructure or renewable energy assets globally.  »

MMC Ventures launches new GBP52 million seed fund to support early-stage London businesses

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 14:37

MMC Ventures has launched the GBP52 million MMC Greater London Fund as part of the Mayor of London’s new initiative - the Greater London Investment Fund.  »

Bill Sacher, Adams Street Partners

Adams Street Partners closes inaugural private credit programme with over USD1.1bn of investable capital

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 10:43

Adams Street Partners, a private markets investment management firm with USD37 billion of assets under management, as successfully completed fundraising for its inaugural Private Credit programme with approximately USD1.1 billion of capital available to deploy, including leverage. »


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