GP Profile: Key Capital upbeat about SME deals with next fund in the making

UK-based small-cap sponsor Key Capital Partners is expecting to see strong dealflow from entrepreneur-backed SMEs in 2023 as it lays the groundwork for its next fund, managing partner James Hall told Unquote.

GP Profile: Armen eyes “new frontier” for GP stakes in Europe

France-headquartered Armen, an investor in GP stakes, is reviewing investment opportunities in the European market as it continues to fundraise for its debut vehicle, co-founder and president Dominique Gaillard told Unquote at IPEM 2023 in

IPEM 2023: GPs battle fundraising blues on the Côte d'Azur

Panels and conversations at IPEM 2023 in Cannes were dominated by sponsors’ and LPs’ need to overcome the tough fundraising and deal-making environment, with a noticeable change in dynamics as the industry works out how

Flight to quality, impact investing to drive allocations in 2023 – HarbourVest

Ahead of a challenging year, LPs are seeking ways to commit to private markets and take advantage of impact, secondaries and co-investment opportunities, London-based members of private assets manager HarbourVest’s investment team told Unquote.

Podcast: The PE auction in times of exit scarcity

With sponsors looking to bypass challenging debt markets and macroeconomic uncertainty, funds editor Harriet Matthews hosts private equity reporter Rachel Lewis to discuss how the dynamics of auction processes and GPs’ approach to exits are

Trio of new partners at Alpine Investors help firm ring in new year

Software-focused private equity house Alpine Investors has named a trio of new partners amid a string of new year promotions and hires. Dorothy Walter, Daniel Cohen and Jake Brodsky become partners at the San Francisco-based investor,

KKR Appoints Tim Lawler as Executive Advisor

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced today the appointment of Tim Lawler as an Executive Advisor. Mr. Lawler will work alongside the KKR Americas Health Care team to help develop a

Inflexion hires new head of financial services from Cinven

London-based GP Inflexion has hired Andrea Bertolini as head of financial services from Cinven, alongside making new appointments into its Benelux and Northern England teams.

IK launches mini-cap strategy in UK and Benelux with robust pipeline

IK Partners is counting on a robust pipeline of small targets in the UK and Benelux as the pan-European GP rolled out its Development Capital strategy in those markets this week, Pierre Gallix, head of

Dyal raises USD 12.9bn for new fund with CVC, PAI stakes in portfolio

New York-headquartered asset manager Blue Owl Capital has held a final close for Dyal Capital Partners V, raising USD 12.9bn for its latest GP stakes vehicle.

GP stake buyer Dyal Capital brings in $12.9bn for new deals with Fund V final close

Blue Owl investment arm Dyal Capital Partners has soared to a $12.9bn final close for its latest fund targeting minority stakes in private equity firms. The post GP stake buyer Dyal Capital brings in $12.9bn

TPG gets $500m CalPERS backing for first fund focused on growing diverse-led asset managers

Private equity giant TPG has picked up a $500m anchor commitment from CalPERS for its inaugural NEXT fund targeting the next generation of underrepresented alternative asset managers. The post TPG gets $500m CalPERS backing for

Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise

Private equity giant GTCR  has picked up more LP support for its $9.5bn-targeting flagship fund. The post Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Hamilton Lane hits $2.1bn for new direct equity fundraise amid rising LP appetite

Private market investment major Hamilton Lane has hauled in about $2.1bn for the final close for its latest direct equity fund. Hamilton Lane Equity Opportunities Fund V is the largest vehicle of its kind raised

GLP Capital Partners taps Kirkland & Ellis PE partner

Global investment manager GLP Capital Partners is bringing in a private equity partner from the London office of Kirkland & Ellis, sources familiar with the situation said.

LPs score over 2.5x return from DBAG Fund V as firm secures vehicle’s final exit

German private equity investor Deutsche Beteiligungs has scored a better than 2.5x return for investors in its fifth flagship fund following the sale of its final portfolio business. The post LPs score over 2.5x return from

KKR to acquire Clinisupplies to accelerate growth and help build a leading international chronic care medical devices platform

KKR to support organic and inorganic growth to enhance Clinisupplies’ leadership position in collecting devices and expand its broader chronic care portfolio Claus Bjerre, KKR Senior Advisor and former Chief Executive Officer of Atos Medical

Soho Square Capital exits Alpine Fire Engineers to WestBridge

Soho Square Capital, an investment firm focused on UK and European SMEs, has exited its position in Alpine Fire Engineers to UK-focused private equity firm WestBridge. The post Soho Square Capital exits Alpine Fire Engineers

GrowthCap Announces The Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors of 2022

The most competitive nominee pool since GrowthCap's annual awards began nearly a decade ago, these awardees were selected based on the depth of deal experience, ability to help scale companies,...(PRWeb December 22, 2022)Read the full

FSI eyes new fund with near EUR 1bn returned to LPs this year

Italian growth investor FSI has a new fund in sight after returning close to EUR 1bn to its limited partners via four exits, chief investment officer Barnaba Ravanne told Unquote.

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