EQT: Private Equity with a Purpose

The private equity (PE) industry has grown enormously over the past 20 years, from roughly $650 billion in assets under management (AUM) in 2000 to almost $5 trillion in September 2019 (of which some $1.7…

GP Profile: Consilium Private Equity

Consilium Private Equity founding partner and CEO Stefano Iamoni talks to Alessia Argentieri about the launch of a new fund, as well as deal activity and market perspectives.

Charlesbank Capital could raise up to $3.75bn for tenth flagship fund, LP documents show

Charlesbank Capital Partners is already back in the fundraising market eyeing its biggest ever vehicle, just a couple of years after beginning to invest its $3bn ninth flagship fund.

How private equity can help billionaires save the planet

The super wealthy alone will not stop climate change, but together with the private equity industry, they certainly have a role

$100bn in fresh financing deployed to world's businesses in 2020

Opalesque Industry Update - Private credit managers will provide borrowers with more than $100bn of fresh financing during 2020, according to new research published by the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) and Allen Overy LLP (A…

Latour Capital joins €1bn fundraise club thanks to huge confidence from returning LPs

Latour Capital has continued its blistering rise with a €1bn final close for its third fund.

Private equity ESG reports still ‘too superficial’ for LPs’ taste

Institutional investors call out the buyout industry for 'greenwashing' – in the same week that the UK government announced an ambitious green investment plan

LPs planning big renewable energy infrastructure investment push as climate change response grows

Global institutional investors plan to almost double their allocations to renewable energy infrastructure in the near-term as the global response to climate change continues to gain momentum.

Apax scores over 4x return from sale of ECI Software to LGP

The exit of the Texas-based software company generated an IRR of 55%

Covid-19, oversubscribed funds fuel interest in early secondaries

Early secondaries are tipped to become more plentiful in the coming months, as some LPs will want to offload undrawn liabilities while buyers look for alternative ways to get into oversubscribed, must-have funds. But market…

Virtual Reality Startup Raises $12M to Help Displaced Workers Retrain for New Jobs

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ICG launches new secondaries fund ahead of schedule

ICG is raising a new secondaries vehicle, Strategic Equity IV, which will focus on GP-led transactions.

Unquote Private Equity Podcast: LP perspectives

This week, the Unquote Podcast focuses on LP appetite and concerns for the private equity industry, with an exclusive interview with Hermes GPE's Elias Korosis.

Teleo Capital, LP Closes $250 Million Inaugural Fund

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Abacus.AI announces Series B funding of $22M and Abacus.AI Deconstructed, a set of stand-alone modules that help organizations deploy AI models in production

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KKR Invests in CMC Machinery to Drive Innovation in Sustainable Packaging

Investment is part of KKR’s Global Impact strategy, helping deliver commercial solutions to significant societal challenges LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading global investment firm KKR today announced an investment in CMC Machinery, a manufacturer of automated packaging…

Covid-19 boosts inflows into European VC, report finds

Some 64% of limited partners want to increase investment into female-led venture capital firms

PE, VC firms help International payroll platform Remote closes $35m Series A round

Remote, a HR platform to help manage payroll, benefits and compliance, has closed its Series A round on $35m.

The Limits of Corwin in the Sale of a Company to a PE Buyer

In In re MINDBODY, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the plaintiffs challenged the merger (the “Merger”) pursuant to which private equity firm Vista Equity Partners acquired MINDBODY, Inc. (the “Company”). The key allegations were that the Company’s…

Vista Equity Partners helps Pipedrive hit unicorn status through majority investment

Software-focused private equity major Vista Equity Partners has helped CRM platform Pipedrive reach unicorn status through a majority investment.