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Another StepStone fundraise sees firm bring in over $600m for new credit opportunities vehicle

StepStone Group has raised more than $600m for its Credit Opportunities Fund I, which will target both liquid and illiquid credit at stressed, dislocated, and distressed entry points. The post Another StepStone fundraise sees firm bring

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

Exclusive: Värde Partners eyes up to $1.5bn for new dislocation fund, in addition to $2bn Fund XIV raise

Credit and distressed private equity specialist Värde Partners is out raising up to $1.5bn for its second dislocation fund, less than 18 months after hauling in over $1.6bn for its predecessor in the strategy. Värde went

CalSTRS PE portfolio outperforms in rebound from Covid, LP reveals $3.7bn of fund commitments

US pension giant CalSTRS has revealed $3.7bn of new private equity investments amid reporting above-benchmark portfolio performance for the asset class in the rebound from the Covid-19 crisis. The post CalSTRS PE portfolio outperforms in

SEC Proposes Additional Private Fund Disclosures

Posted by Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker, Robert Holton, and Patrick Derocher, Arnold & Porter LLP, on Friday, March 4, 2022 Editor's Note: Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker and Robert Holton are partners and Patrick Derocher is an associate

Hefty Summa impact fund, Blackstone Asian RE vehicle among almost $1bn of new Florida SBA commitments

The $251bn-managing Florida State Board of Administration has made almost $1bn of new commitments across private equity, real estate and distressed debt funds. The post Hefty Summa impact fund, Blackstone Asian RE vehicle among almost

Värde Partners unveils trio of partner promotions

Credit and distressed private equity specialist Värde Partners has made a trio of partner promotions. The post Värde Partners unveils trio of partner promotions first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

UK leading Europe’s private equity rebound from Covid amid ‘unprecedented’ mega-deal surge

Private equity activity in the UK last year reached levels not seen since before the global financial crisis, a spectacular result given ongoing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The post UK leading Europe’s private

Varde Partners seals £380m BizSpace sale following repositioning of business

Credit and distressed investment specialist Värde Partners has agreed a £380m sale of UK flexible workspace business BizSpace. The post Varde Partners seals £380m BizSpace sale following repositioning of business first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

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

Federal cybersecurity, IT and telecoms provider NetCentrics gets Cerberus Capital backing

Distressed investment specialist Cerberus Capital Management has bought cybersecurity, enterprise information technology, and telecommunications specialist NetCentrics. The post Federal cybersecurity, IT and telecoms provider NetCentrics gets Cerberus Capital backing first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

More succession planning at Värde Partners as firm names two new co-CIOs

Credit and distressed investment specialist Värde Partners has promoted Brad Bauer and Giuseppe Naglieri to co-CIOs alongside Ilfryn Carstairs, as the firm continues to reshape its senior leadership with an eye on the future. The

How LA buyout house Diversis turned the crisis of Covid into a striking fundraising success

Traditional wisdom might tell you there are opportunities in every risk – but in times of uncertainty, it is just sometimes not so easily compensable. The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most uncertain times globally in recent human

Investible launches A$100m climate crisis fund amid ‘once in a generation’ opportunity

Australian venture capital firm Investible has launched an A$100m fundraise amid a 'once in a generation' opportunity caused by the climate emergency and global tailwinds in the sector. The post Investible launches A$100m climate crisis

ESM hits road for first time in 18 months

The funding team of the European Stability Mechanism has launched its first physical roadshow to meet investors in person for 18 months, making the supranational agency one of the first, if not the first, to

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