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CPPIB names new head of private equity to manage C$125.1bn portfolio

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has named Suyi Kim as its new global head of private equity - the first woman to be named to the role at the LP. The post CPPIB names…

WM Partners picks plant-based protein powder business Vega for latest buyout

Health and wellness-focused private equity house WM Partners has picked plant-based protein powder business Vega as its latest investment. The post WM Partners picks plant-based protein powder business Vega for latest buyout first appeared on…

Apollo taps second dedicated infra fund to back FirstDigital Telecom

Apollo Global Management has agreed to invest $200m of preferred equity in FirstDigital Telecom, a fiber-based telecoms carrier in the western US. The post Apollo taps second dedicated infra fund to back FirstDigital Telecom first…

Three Hills Capital exits $1bn ACT to Bridgepoint, first full exit for THCS III

Three Hills Capital Partners has sold portfolio company ACT at a $1bn enterprise value to fellow buyout house Bridgepoint, after expanding the business into France and Asia. The post Three Hills Capital exits $1bn ACT…

Brookfield raises $7bn towards world’s biggest ‘net-zero’ emissions investment fund, eyes $12.5bn hard cap

Brookfield Asset Management has raised an initial $7bn for the world's biggest investment fund focused on the global transition to a net-zero economy. The post Brookfield raises $7bn towards world’s biggest ‘net-zero’ emissions investment fund,…

Ares’ Asia arm raises what could be biggest pan-Asian secured lending fund

Ares Management's Asian investment arm Ares SSG has raised more than $1.6bn for the final close of its third secured lending opportunities fund. The post Ares’ Asia arm raises what could be biggest pan-Asian secured…

Booming payments platform Airwallex launches $200m venture capital fundraise

Global payments platform Airwallex has launched a $200m venture capital fundraise to target early stage, high-growth technology-enabled companies powered by the company's infrastructure. The post Booming payments platform Airwallex launches $200m venture capital fundraise first…

Recently-created asset management major Blue Owl closes Opportunistic Fund with $2.5bn of firepower

Blue Owl Capital, the asset manager created in May through the merger of Owl Rock and Altimar Acquisition Corp, has closed its inaugural Opportunistic Fund. The post Recently-created asset management major Blue Owl closes Opportunistic…

EQT has second Iress bid rejected, this time valuing company at A$2.96bn

Private equity major EQT has had two bids for Australian financial software provider Iress rebuffed, with the latter valuing the company at up to A$2.96bn. The post EQT has second Iress bid rejected, this time…

Wynnchurch Capital buys up residential doormaker Trimlite

US private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has acquired residential doormaker Trimlite using its $2.2bn fifth fund. The post Wynnchurch Capital buys up residential doormaker Trimlite first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Rubicon Technology Partners sells on Uplight at $1.5bn valuation, keeps minority stake

Rubicon Technology Partners has completed a sale of its majority stake in energy provider data software specialist Uplight to value the business at $1.5bn. The post Rubicon Technology Partners sells on Uplight at $1.5bn valuation,…

Pritzker Private Capital raises $2.7bn for one of North America’s biggest family investment vehicles

Pritzker Private Capital has hit a $2.7bn hard cap close for one of the largest family investment vehicles raised in North America. The post Pritzker Private Capital raises $2.7bn for one of North America’s biggest…

Macquarie soars to $6.9bn final close for latest Americas-focused infra fund

Macquarie Asset Management has hit a $6.9bn final close for its sixth Americas fund targeting unlisted infrastrructure. The post Macquarie soars to $6.9bn final close for latest Americas-focused infra fund first appeared on AltAssets Private…

Arcline backed sensor maker Dwyer Instruments eyeing growing market demand

Arcline Investment has acquired a controlling stake in sensor maker Dwyer Instruments amid growing demand within the sector. The post Arcline backed sensor maker Dwyer Instruments eyeing growing market demand first appeared on AltAssets Private…

Spring Windows gets another new private equity owner as AEA, BCIM agree exit

Clearlake Capital has agreed to buy Springs Window Fashions from AEA Investors and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. The post Spring Windows gets another new private equity owner as AEA, BCIM agree exit first appeared…

KKR, OTPP move closer to Spark buyout with improved $3.78bn buyout offer

A consortium including buyout giant KKR and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has moved a step closer to a buyout of Australian electricity infrastructure business Spark at a roughly A$5.13bn ($3.78bn) valuation. The post KKR,…

Navis primed for imminent Fund VIII close, raising new Continuation Fund – report

Asian private equity house Navis Capital Partners is reportedly nearing an imminent final close for its eighth flagship fund, as well as raising a new continuation vehicle. The post Navis primed for imminent Fund VIII…

Blackstone to acquire minority stake in fellow PE house GTCR through specialist GP stakes business

Global buyout giant Blackstone has agreed to tap its specialist GP stakes fund to acquire a minority stake in fellow private equity house GTCR. The partnership will provide GTCR’s portfolio companies with access to Blackstone’s…

TPG hauls in $5.4bn for first close of new climate investment fundraise

Private equity giant TPG has raised an impressive $5.4bn for the first close of its debut fund specifically targeting climate investing. The post TPG hauls in $5.4bn for first close of new climate investment fundraise…

Thoma Bravo seals $6.4bn Medallia take-private to capitalize on ‘massive and growing’ market opportunity

Private equity major Thoma Bravo has agreed to take customer feedback software maker Medallia private in an all-cash transaction that values the company at $6.4bn. The firm said the deal would provide the company with…

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