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New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments

The $246bn-managing New York State Common Retirement Fund has picked Cinven's latest large buyout fund among $1.4bn of new alternatives fund commitments. The post New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments first appeared

Blackstone sells famed UK holiday resort Butlin’s back to former owners after 20 month hold

Blackstone‘s 20-month ownership of venerable UK holiday resort chain Butlin’s has already come to an end through a buy-back deal from the family behind the company’s former owners. The post Blackstone sells famed UK holiday resort

CalPERS commits another $7.4bn to alts, picks Advent, Thoma Bravo, Silver Lake among big PE investments

Pension giant CalPERS has revealed an enormous $7.4bn of new commitments to alternative investment funds. The post CalPERS commits another $7.4bn to alts, picks Advent, Thoma Bravo, Silver Lake among big PE investments first appeared

BayPine closes inaugural PE fund on $2.2bn

Private investment firm BayPine has closed its inaugural private equity fund on $2.2bn. The post BayPine closes inaugural PE fund on $2.2bn first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Blackstone expands PE presence to US West Coast, senior exec Bavishi relocates

Blackstone has expanded its corporate private equity business' footprint in North America by launching a new team based in San Francisco. The post Blackstone expands PE presence to US West Coast, senior exec Bavishi relocates

Blackstone among suitors for Pink Floyd back catalogue, deal could fetch nearly $500m – report

Legendary British prog-rock band Pink Floyd has reportedly picked up interest from private equity giant Blackstone as suitors circle the group's music rights catalogue. The post Blackstone among suitors for Pink Floyd back catalogue, deal

Crypto opportunity continues to tempt Blackstone as firm brings in ex-Coinbase general manager White as advisor

Blackstone has brought in former Coinbase exec Adam White as its looks to boost its investments in digital assets, especially through its Blackstone Growth platform. The post Crypto opportunity continues to tempt Blackstone as firm

Blackstone could sell Butlin’s back to former owner family, just over 18 months after buyout

Blackstone's 18-month ownership of venerable UK holiday resort chain Butlin's could already be coming to an end amid report of a £300m buy-back offer from the family behind the company's former owners. The post Blackstone

Pollen Street’s US expansion continues with ex-Blackstone, Siguler Guff hire as partner

Former Royal Bank of Scotland private equity arm Pollen Street Capital has named a new partner for US business development by bringing in former Blackstone, Siguler Guff and Vida Capital exec William Tice. The post

Blackstone to buy rooftop solar mounting system Esdec

Blackstone has agreed to buy into rooftop solar mounting system Esdec Solar Group from Rivean Capital. The post Blackstone to buy rooftop solar mounting system Esdec first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Blackstone collects $24.1bn for latest real estate fund, said to eye $30bn

Global buyout giant Blackstone has secured $24.1bn of commitments for its latest real estate fund, according to a regulatory filing. The post Blackstone collects $24.1bn for latest real estate fund, said to eye $30bn first

Blackstone, EQT megafunds among latest Texas Teachers’ commitments

The $204bn-managing Texas Teachers' Retirement System has backed a string of new private equity and real estate funds managed by firms including Blackstone and EQT. The post Blackstone, EQT megafunds among latest Texas Teachers’ commitments

PennSERS makes latest commitments to Veritas, Blackstone as it lowers investment return assumption

The Board of the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System has picked Veritas Capital and Blackstone for its latest round of alternative asset fund commitments. The post PennSERS makes latest commitments to Veritas, Blackstone as it

Blackstone, CPPIB buy into Genstar Capital’s Advarra, valuation believed to be about $5bn

Blackstone and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have agreed the buyout of Genstar Capital’s Advarra, in a deal believed to value the business at about $5bn. Genstar and Linden Capital Partners will continue to

Successor to world’s biggest PE real estate fund gets ATRS pension backing

Blackstone and BV Investment Partners have picked up new fund commitments from the $21.6bn-managing Arkansas Teacher Retirement System. The post Successor to world’s biggest PE real estate fund gets ATRS pension backing first appeared on

Blackstone near deal to buy Advarra from Genstar at $5bn valuation – report

Private equity giant Blackstone is said to be nearing a deal to buy pharmaceuticals and regulatory consulting business Advarra from Genstar Capital at $5bn valuation. The post Blackstone near deal to buy Advarra from Genstar

Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia

Blackstone has hired Mark Glengarry from Anchorage Capital Group as head of Asia Pacific origination, Blackstone Credit (BXC). The post Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia first appeared on AltAssets Private

Advent pulls in $25bn to close second-largest private equity fund ever raised

Private equity giant Advent International has raised the second-largest private equity fund in history by bringing in $25bn for its new flagship investment vehicle, GPE X. The post Advent pulls in $25bn to close second-largest

Bain, Blackstone, KKR among ten potential bidder for Toshiba Group – report

Private capital firms Bain Capital, Blackstone, KKR and Canadian investment firm Brookfield are among the ten potential investors filing interest for Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Group after the group had solicited buyout offers. The post Bain,

Blackstone brings in former COO of mobile gaming giant Zynga as new senior advisor

Blackstone has hired mobile gaming giant Zynga's former COO Matthew Bromberg as a senior advisor. The post Blackstone brings in former COO of mobile gaming giant Zynga as new senior advisor first appeared on AltAssets

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