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The Most Curious Rule Proposal in Securities and Exchange Commission History

Posted by Joseph Grundfest (Stanford University), on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Editor's Note: Joseph A. Grundfest is William A. Franke Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School. This post is based on his

LPs look to up PE, infra allocations, digital asset appetite booms

Professional investors are looking to up their commitments to private equity, infrastructure and digital assets this year as they look to take advantage of illiquid asset returns, new research shows. The post LPs look to

Louisiana pension latest LP to buy into Silver Lake’s mammoth new fundraise

The $26.4bn-managing Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana has picked Silver Lake Partners’ giant buyout fundraise among its latest commitments, it has been reported. TRSL agreed to commit up to $25m to Silver Lake Partners VII

Endeit Capital extends third fund to EUR 303m

Technology scale-up firm Endeit Capital has extended the fundraise for Endeit Capital III, bringing its total volume from EUR 250m to EUR 303m with additional commitments from Germany’s KfW and several existing LPs.

KKR Expands U.S. Industrial Real Estate Strategy with Investments in Ground-up Development

KKR is investing in eight development projects serving the Atlanta, Dallas, Denver and Orlando markets Industry veterans Greg Bradley and Matt Singleton join KKR’s Alpha Industrial Properties to oversee development and construction NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Institutional LPs still hungry for GP-led secondaries despite market volatility, global headwinds

Institutional investors continue to have a strong appetite for GP-led secondary recap transactions across the globe, even in the face of increased market volatility, high inflation, and geopolitical instability, new research suggests. The post Institutional

LP Profile: Novo Ventures ready for steady deployment amid IPO lull

Danish biotech investor Novo Ventures is set for steady deployment this year as it expects companies across the market to raise larger funding rounds in lieu of public listings, senior partner Naveed Siddiqi told Unquote.

GP Profile: Nordic Alpha Partners on hard-tech, hypergrowth mode

With a value creation model made for hypergrowth in greentech industries, co-founding partner Laurits Bach Sørensen tells Unquote about Nordic Alpha Partners’ now fully invested Fund I, and the milestones ahead.

Thomas H Lee Partners leads weighty $130m Series A round for Kinexon

Private equity major Thomas H Lee has helped German connected and automated processes specialist Kinexon by leading a hefty $130m Series A round for the business. The post Thomas H Lee Partners leads weighty $130m

Impressive LP reups help Growth Capital Partners more than triple AUM with $270m Fund II close

Growth Catalyst Partners has more than tripled its capital under management through a $270m final close of its second fund at its amended hard cap. The post Impressive LP reups help Growth Capital Partners more

Cleantech investment pair get L’Oreal backing to reach $160m Circular Innovation Fund first close

Cleantech-focused investment managers Cycle Capital and Demeter have hit a $160m first close for their Circular Innovation Fund thanks to help from anchor investor L'Oréal. The post Cleantech investment pair get L’Oreal backing to reach $160m

Volpi exits Version 1 to Partners Group

Tech specialist private equity firm Volpi Capital has sold Irish IT solutions provider Version 1 to Partners Group.

Monument Group partner Bart Molloy: “2022 – a promising but volatile year ahead”

Private equity fundraising rebounded to record levels last year with the industry hauling in a mammoth $940bn, despite fears over the appetite of LPs to commit to more risk-on assets like alternatives amid the fallout

Thoma Bravo to take SailPoint private at $6.9bn valuation

Software-focused investor Thoma Bravo has agreed to take enterprise identity security business SailPoint Technologies private at a valuation of $6.9bn. The post Thoma Bravo to take SailPoint private at $6.9bn valuation first appeared on AltAssets

European PE fundraising forges ahead amidst macro uncertainty

In a fundraising market that has never been as crowded or competitive, LPs and GPs alike are contending with the need to commit and raise capital amidst macroeconomic uncertainty. Unquote explores LP preferences, GP behaviour

Volpi hires Fairlie from Synova

Volip Capital, a tech specialist mid-market private equity firm, has hired Scott Fairlie from Synova.

Strong Fund I performance helps healthcare-focused Havencrest beat $300m target to close sophomore fund

Healthcare-focused private equity house Havencrest Capital Management has beaten its target for its second fund thanks to strong performance from its debut investment vehicle. The post Strong Fund I performance helps healthcare-focused Havencrest beat $300m

Institutional investment pair help Ares to initial $250m close for new secondaries fund

Investment major Ares Management has launched a new private equity secondaries fund with more than $250m of initial capital. The post Institutional investment pair help Ares to initial $250m close for new secondaries fund first

Soho Square explores Alpine Fire Engineers sale

UK sponsor Soho Square is prepping the sale of its portfolio company Alpine Fire Engineers, three sources familiar with the situation said.

Recent SEC Enforcement Developments

Posted by Haimavathi V. Marlier, Jina Choi, and Michael D. Birnbaum, Morrison & Foerster LLP, on Sunday, March 27, 2022 Editor's Note: Haimavathi V. Marlier, Jina Choi, and Michael D. Birnbaum are partners at Morrison

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