Third buyout giant this month seals big-money music rights deal

KKR has become the third private equity giant this month to score a big-money deal in the music rights sector. The post Third buyout giant this month seals big-money music rights deal first appeared on

M&A deals soar following Covid-crisis dip, North America leads way

M&A dealmaking activity has surged in the first half of the year as the recovery from the coronavirus crisis continues, new research shows. The post M&A deals soar following Covid-crisis dip, North America leads way

Texas pension giant commits to new TPG Growth Fund amid $116m of new investments

The $34bn-managing Texas Employees Retirement System has revealed $116 of new commitments across a trio of alternative investment providers. The post Texas pension giant commits to new TPG Growth Fund amid $116m of new investments

LBO France boosts digital health strategy with €155m sophomore fund close

LBO France's digital health venture strategy has received a huge boost through the €155m final close of its second fund. The post LBO France boosts digital health strategy with €155m sophomore fund close first appeared

Asterion powers past €1.5bn hard cap for Fund II, just a year after closing debut vehicle

European infra investor Asterion Industrial Partners has soared to a roughly €1.5bn final close for its second fundraise, despite only closing its €1.1bn debut fund last year. The post Asterion powers past €1.5bn hard cap for Fund

ECI Fund IX scores 3x money, 36% IRR after final realisation

Mid-market UK private equity house ECI Partners has hit an impressive 3x return and 36% IRR for its ninth fund after sealing its final realisation. The post ECI Fund IX scores 3x money, 36% IRR

Partners Group, Kohlberg & Co buy into real estate restoration service BluSky

Switzerland-headquartered buyout firm Partners Group has teamed with New York-based investment firm Kohlberg & Co to jointly acquire real estate restoration service provider BluSky Restoration Contractors. The post Partners Group, Kohlberg & Co buy into

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

Cybersecurity, internet infrastructure veteran joins Siris as latest executive partner

Tech and telecoms-focused private equity house Siris has brought in veteran cybersecurity and internet infrastructure expert John McCormack as an executive partner. The post Cybersecurity, internet infrastructure veteran joins Siris as latest executive partner first

EY names new Americas private equity head to replace Stoffel

Professional services giant EY has named Chris Smyth as its Americas Private Equity lead to replace the recently promoted Bill Stoffel. The post EY names new Americas private equity head to replace Stoffel first appeared on AltAssets

Vistria sells hospice, palliative care specialist Agape to Ridgemont Equity Partners

Chicago-based Vistria Group has sold hospice and palliative care provider Agape Care Group to Ridgemont Equity Partners. Agape offers full end-of-life care in patient homes and healthcare facilities throughout South Carolina, and recently expanded into Georgia

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

Silver Lake strikes Euroclear deal to value business at almost €7.2bn

Tech-focused private equity giant Silver Lake has struck a deal to buy Intercontinental Exchange's stake in Euroclear to value the business at almost €7.2bn. The post Silver Lake strikes Euroclear deal to value business at

Pension investment major CDPQ buys into rapidly growing Mexican lab testing group GDA

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has bought a "significant" minority stake in Grupo Diagnóstico Aries, one of the fastest growing medical diagnostic services groups in Mexico. The post Pension investment major CDPQ buys

PE-backed Informatica eyes $9bn valuation in stock market return

Private equity-backed enterprise software business Informatica is eyeing a return to the stock market which could see it valued at up to $9bn. The post PE-backed Informatica eyes $9bn valuation in stock market return first

Antin Infrastructure taps €6.5bn Fund IV to buy into US renewable energy platform Origis Energy

€20bn-managing investment firm Antin Infrastructure Partners has agreed to buy into US renewable energy platform Origis Energy. The post Antin Infrastructure taps €6.5bn Fund IV to buy into US renewable energy platform Origis Energy first

Gryphon ends years-long search for nutrition investment with Metagenics buyout

Gryphon Investors has agreed to buy nutritional supplement company Metagenics from Alticor Inc. The post Gryphon ends years-long search for nutrition investment with Metagenics buyout first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Ares passes $5bn to close new private credit fund well above target

Alternative investment major Ares Management has hit a $5.1bn final close for its new private credit fundraise, surging past its initial $4bn goal. The post Ares passes $5bn to close new private credit fund well

ACON creates sustainable scallop, lobster-fishing major with triple buyout, merger

ACON Investments has created a new major player in the sustainable scallop and lobster industry through the buyout and merger of Northern Wind, Suncoast Seafood and Raymond O'Neill & Son Fisheries. The post ACON creates sustainable

A&M Capital Europe agrees Ayesa buyout, company plans to double turnover over next five years

London-based mid-market-private equity house A&M Capital Europe has agreed to buy a majority stake in tech and engineering services provider Ayesa. The post A&M Capital Europe agrees Ayesa buyout, company plans to double turnover over

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