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Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire Partners after two years

Centerbridge Partners has sold its majority stake in enterprise cloud services company Ahead to co-investor Berkshire Partners, just two years after buying into the business. The post Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire

Greenbriar eyes big fund size increase with $2.75bn sixth fund – report

Services and manufacturing-focused private equity specialist Greenbriar is reportedly already back in the fundraising market eyeing up to $2.75bn for its sixth flagship fund. The post Greenbriar eyes big fund size increase with $2.75bn sixth

Thoma Bravo, Apollo, Silver Lake megafunds among $1.1bn of new Maryland pension commitments

The $64.6bn-managing Maryland State Retirement & Pension System has picked a trio of major private equity fundraises among its latest $1.1bn of commitments. Thoma Bravo’s mammoth new software-focused private equity fund picked up $125m from

KKR raising fourth direct lending fund amid soaring debt appetite from LPs

KKR is back in the market with its fourth debt fund, with eyes on up to $2bn for the vehicle amid a surge in LP demand for more risk-averse alternative asset classes. The post KKR

PwC names new global PE, sovereign wealth leader as it expands its ESG focus

Global professional services major PwC has named its veteran deals specialist Eric Janson to global private equity, real assets and sovereign funds leader. The post PwC names new global PE, sovereign wealth leader as it

Space, aviation and defence-focused Starburst Venture launches new early-stage fund

Aviation, defence and space-focused venture capital house Starburst Ventures has launched a new early-stage investment fund dedicated to the sectors. The post Space, aviation and defence-focused Starburst Venture launches new early-stage fund first appeared on

Advent loses chief legal officer and ‘important force’ James Westra after 11 years

Advent International is losing long-time managing partner and chief legal officer James Westra after 11 years with the firm. The post Advent loses chief legal officer and ‘important force’ James Westra after 11 years first

HarbourVest soars to over $3bn for new US buyout fund, 50% larger than target

HarbourVest Partners has surged past its target for its twelfth flagship US private equity fund to close the vehicle on more than $3bn. Fund XII will target buyout, micro buyout, venture capital, and growth equity

HIG out raising fourth mid-market LBO fund, picks up Ohio pension commitment

HIG Capital is back in the market with the follow-up to its $3.1bn mid-market buyout fund closed in 2019. The post HIG out raising fourth mid-market LBO fund, picks up Ohio pension commitment first appeared

Clean power business Mainspring closes hefty $290m Series E round

Clean power generation provider Mainspring Energy has picked up a hefty $290m Series E round from backers including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The post Clean power business Mainspring closes hefty $290m Series E

Revelation Partners co-founder Zack Scott leaves to join Norwest Venture Partners

Growth equity and early stage investor Norwest Venture Partners has brought in Revelation Partners co-founder Zack Scott as general partner for its healthcare practice. The post Revelation Partners co-founder Zack Scott leaves to join Norwest Venture Partners

OMERS infra arm teams with Spring Lane Capital for sustainability deals

Canadian pension giant OMERS' infrastructure investment arm has teamed with Spring Lane Capital to explore investments in companies addressing sustainability issues. The post OMERS infra arm teams with Spring Lane Capital for sustainability deals first

Oil and gas investment specialist Silver Hill raises over $1bn for first institutional fund

Oil and gas investor Silver Hill Energy Partners has raised more than $1bn for its first institutional private equity fund. The post Oil and gas investment specialist Silver Hill raises over $1bn for first institutional

TA creates “unique product in market” with new $1.1bn debt fund close

TA Associates has followed last year's $12.5bn hard cap flagship fund close with a new $1.1bn vehicle targeting debt deals. The post TA creates “unique product in market” with new $1.1bn debt fund close first

Neuberger Berman destroys target for new secondaries fundraise with $4.9bn final close

Asset management giant Neuberger Berman has smashed its target for its latest flagship secondaries fundraise by reaching a $4.9bn final close. The post Neuberger Berman destroys target for new secondaries fundraise with $4.9bn final close first

Avanta Ventures eyes next wave of insurtech startups with $225m Fund II

Avanta Ventures, the venture capital arm of CSAA Insurance Group, has hit a $225m final close for its second early-stage investment fund. The post Avanta Ventures eyes next wave of insurtech startups with $225m Fund

Whitehorse boosts AUM to over $11.7bn with new GP liquidity fund

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners has kept up its lightning fundraises pace with a target-beating final close of a new secondaries fund looking to provide liquidity to GPs. The post Whitehorse boosts AUM to over $11.7bn with

Clearlake keeps adding capital after $14bn Fund VII close, raises new Opportunity Fund

Clearlake Capital has kept its foot on the fundraising gas in the wake of its $14.1bn flagship fund close in May, having just raised more than $2.5bn for its third Opportunity Partners fund. The post

Union Capital scores 50% fund size increase with $309m Fund III hard cap close

Lower mid-market private equity firm Union Capital Associates has hit a $300m hard cap close for its third flagship fund. The post Union Capital scores 50% fund size increase with $309m Fund III hard cap

Solar sales, design software maker Solo gets Bregal Sagemount backing

New York-based buyout house Bregal Sagemount has made a minority strategic growth investment in Solo, a provider of solar sales, proposal and design software. The post Solar sales, design software maker Solo gets Bregal Sagemount backing first appeared

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