Pennsylvania school pension schemes loses four from PE team

The Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System, one of the biggest US public pension schemes, has lost most of its private equity team after the fund made changes that hindered the group’s ability to make allocations to the asset class, according to a report by Bloomberg.

KKR targeting up to $7bn for first global climate fund

Global private investment firm KKR & Co is planning to launch its first global climate fund and is targeting a fundraise of up to $7bn to invest in energy transition opportunities, according to a report by Reuters.

Arctos Partners acquires minority stake in PSG

Arctos Partners has agreed an investment deal that sees the private equity firm acquire a minority common equity stake in Paris Saint-Germain, one of France’s leading football clubs, from Qatar Sports Investments.

BioStar Capital closes Fund V at $130.3m

BioStar Capital, a strategic healthtech venture capital firm focused on cardiovascular disease, orthopaedics, and robotics, has closed its fifth fund at $130.3m, more than the combined amount raised by the firm’s three previous funds.

Growthdeck exits EV charge point specialist BMM to Drax

Private equity firm Growthdeck has successfully sold its investment in electric vehicle charge point specialist BMM Energy Solutions to Drax Energy Solutions, part of Drax Group, the FTSE 250 energy generation business.

CAIA names new President

The board of directors of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, the global professional body for the alternative investment industry, has unanimously elected John L Bowman as its President, effective from the beginning of 2024.

Bain Capital is frontrunner to acquire SoftwareOne

Buyout group Bain Capital is the frontrunner to acquire software company SoftWare One Holdings after other interested parties including rival private equity firm Apax Partners, dropped out of the race to acquire the Swiss firm, according to a report by Reuters.


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