Secrets of a pandemic fundraise: Alpine Investors explains $2.25bn hard cap success

Software-focused private equity house Alpine Investors closed its eighth investment fund on its $2.25bn hard cap in September, less than four months after launch. Adding to the impressive size and speed was the fact that

GLP raises $2.75bn for record-breaking Japan RE fund, eyes up to $3.7bn

Infrastructure and real estate investment giant GLP has raised a record-breaking JPY311bn ($2.75bn) for the biggest ever fund dedicated to Japanese RE deals - and is still on the hunt for more capital. The post

GP Profile: Phoenix returns record amounts in last 12 months

Phoenix Equity Partners has enjoyed a strong run of exits over recent months, while also pushing its 2016 fund closer to full deployment. Greg Gille catches up with managing partner David Burns to discuss recent

Less than half of UK GPs report in detail on ESG impact – survey

Less than half (48%) of UK GPs report in detail on the ESG impact of their investments, according to a survey conducted by advisory firm BDO.

University Endowments Make Billions in Returns in a Bumper Year

A big reason for the gains is investments with private equity firms, which in some years have received more in fees than endowments have paid out in tuition help.

One third of LPs plan to increase PE allocation within a year – survey

More than one third (37%) of the institutional investors surveyed in Schroders' Institutional Investor Study in the spring of 2021 reported that they expected to increase their allocation to private equity in the ensuing 12

Clearlake gets another big LP commitment towards $10bn-targeting new fund

US pension giant LACERA is the latest big instutional investor to commit to Clearlake Capital's hefty new fundraise, which is reportedly targeting $10bn. The post Clearlake gets another big LP commitment towards $10bn-targeting new fund

Vendis puts Sylphar on the market

Vendis Capital has hired Rothschild to advise on the sale of Sylphar, a Belgium-based over-the-counter (OTC) health products and cosmetics specialist, two sources familiar with the situation said.

Genesis Park PE team launch new $275m fund

Four Houston-based finance leaders have launched a new $275m private equity fund, GP Capital Partners, to extend their existing Genesis Park PE investing platform. The post Genesis Park PE team launch new $275m fund first

Sapphire hires Ralph DeBernardo in new head of investor relations role

Venture Capital firm Sapphire has hired Ralph DeBernardo from mid-market private investment firm Peak Rock Capital in its newly created head of investor relations role. The post Sapphire hires Ralph DeBernardo in new head of

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