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Francisco Partners picks premium PC peripheral provider Glorious Gaming as latest investment

Tech-focused private equity giant Francisco Partners has bought into high-performance PC gaming peripherals business Glorious Gaming. Glorious, which was founded in 2014, provides premium mice, custom mechanical keyboards, mouse pads and other accessories. Never miss a story!

Francisco Partners follows giant Fund VII raise with SAP Litmos carve-out

Tech-focused private equity giant Francisco Partners has agreed to carve out business software major SAP's learning management system business Litmos. The post Francisco Partners follows giant Fund VII raise with SAP Litmos carve-out first appeared

Francisco Partners cements place among private equity giants with $17bn double fundraise

Tech-focused investor Francisco Partners has raised a mammoth $17bn across its new flagship private equity fund and a new growth vehicle. The post Francisco Partners cements place among private equity giants with $17bn double fundraise

Another US pension major commits to $10bn-targeting Francisco Partners fundraise

Francisco Partners has picked up another commitment to its $10bn-targeting megafund thanks to the South Carolina Retirement System. The post Another US pension major commits to $10bn-targeting Francisco Partners fundraise first appeared on AltAssets Private

Clearlake Capital buys majority stake in Francisco Partners portfolio business Discovery Education

Francisco Partners has agreed to sell a majority stake in edtech business Discovery Education to fellow private equity house Clearlake Capital. The post Clearlake Capital buys majority stake in Francisco Partners portfolio business Discovery Education

Thoma Bravo, Francisco Partners megafunds get PennSERS backing

The $39.9bn-managing Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System has picked a string of Thoma Bravo and Francisco Partners funds for its latest round of commitments. The post Thoma Bravo, Francisco Partners megafunds get PennSERS backing first

Levine Leichtman exits West Academic after three years

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has sold legal education materials publisher West Academic to BARBRI Global, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners. The post Levine Leichtman exits West Academic after three years first appeared on AltAssets

Francisco Partners acquires healthcare administrative software provider Office Ally

Tech-focused buyout house Francisco Partners has acquired healthcare administrative software provider Office Ally. The post Francisco Partners acquires healthcare administrative software provider Office Ally first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Francisco Partners seals impressive Quest Software exit as Clearlake agrees $5.4bn buyout

Francisco Partners has agreed to sell cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations software specialist Quest Software to Clearlake Capital in a deal believed to value the business at about $5.4bn. The post Francisco Partners seals

NYSCRF puts over half of its new private equity commitments in Asia investments

The New York State Common Retirement Fund has committed over $210m towards Asia Alternatives' New York Balanced Pool Asia Investors IV. The post NYSCRF puts over half of its new private equity commitments in Asia

Francisco Partners follows $2.2bn credit fund close with Paradigm legal software deal

Francisco Partners has followed yesterday's $2.2bn credit fund close with a growth investment in Paradigm, a provider of practice management software and integrated payments to the legal industry. The post Francisco Partners follows $2.2bn credit

Francisco Partners holds $2.2bn hard cap final close for second opportunistic credit fund, almost 3x size of debut fund

Tech investment firm Francisco Partners has held a $2.2bn hard cap final close for its second opportunistic credit fund, beating its original $1.25bn target. It almost tripled the size of its $750m inaugural credit fund

Insight Partners buys into Great Hill, Francisco Partners-backed payment processor NMI

Insight Partners has become the latest private equity backer of payment processor NMI through a "significant new equity investment". The post Insight Partners buys into Great Hill, Francisco Partners-backed payment processor NMI first appeared on

Franscisco Partners follows Blackstone into genealogy sector with reported $600m MyHeritage deal

Francisco Partners is following private equity giant Blackstone into the genealogy sector by picking up DNA tracking business MyHeritage in a reported $600m deal.

10 of the biggest funds LPs have poured money into since the Covid crisis

A cloud of uncertainty was placed on the private equity fundraising market back when global coronavirus lockdowns began. While a lot of theories suggested LPs would be less interested in backing funds, or be hamstrung

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