Venture capital firm Menlo Ventures has raised $1.35bn in new capital that will be invested by the firm’s flagship venture fund Menlo XVI and Menlo Inflection III and affiliated funds, in promising AI technology companies.
BlackRock has held the first close of its Evergreen Infrastructure Fund with client commitments of over $1bn from European founding partners. The fund has already begun to commit capital, including to the acquisition of a US commercial and industrial solar and battery platform.
L Squared Capital Partners has held the final closing for its fourth private equity fund with $840m of capital commitments, taking the total raised by the firm from investors since its launch in July 2014, to over $2bn.
TOP STORY: Blackstone is in the final stages of borrowing around $400m through collateralised loan obligations to boost the lending power of its $52bn flagship private credit fund, according to a report by The Financial Times.
Gilde Healthcare has held the final close of its Gilde Healthcare Venture&Growth VI fund with €740m in total capital commitments. Fund VI reached its hard cap following a first close at €600m in April this year.
Brinley Partners, an asset management firm focused on secured and unsecured credit, and preferred equity investments across various industries, is targeting a fundraise of at least $1bn for its second private credit fund, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Barings is targeting a AUD1.4bn ($893m) fundraise for a planned Australian private credit fund, which is aiming to provide borrowers with an alternative source of funding to banks and the bond market, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Stafford Capital Partners, an international private markets investment and advisory group, has finalised the deployment of its fourth infrastructure secondaries fund, SISF IV, and made the first investment of its fifth fund, SISF V.
Pantheon, a global private markets investor, has launched the Pantheon Global Private Equity Fund, an open-ended, evergreen fund and the latest addition to the firm’s growing global private wealth platform.
Lightspeed Faction, a blockchain-focused venture capital firm, has launched its inaugural venture with $285m in capital commitments, to invest in early stage blockchain projects and serve as a long-term capital partner as projects scale.
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