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VC dealmaking is defying macroeconomic concerns in UK & Ireland – but PE is struggling

As global inflation woes and a rising energy crisis continue to grow, the winners and losers of the current macroneconomic conditions are slowly beginning to emerge. The post VC dealmaking is defying macroeconomic concerns in

Bain Capital on why Asia is where it’s at for distressed opportunities

As global markets tank under the pressure of high inflation and the fallout from Russia's Ukraine invasion, so investment eyes turn to distressed assets in the hunt for powerful returns. Among the slew of big-name

Zetland Capital closes second distressed fund amid ‘once in a decade opportunity’

Distressed and special situations-focused private equity house Zetland Capital has picked up €620m for its sophomore fundraise - and has already almost completely invested the vehicle. The post Zetland Capital closes second distressed fund amid

Statement by Chair Gensler on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Gary Gensler is Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on his recent public statement.

Siguler Guff spin-out Banner Ridge bags $639m for hard cap close of new fund

Multi-strategy private equity house Banner Ridge Partners has hit a $639m hard cap close for its second vehicle targeting distressed, special situations and credit fund, co-invest and early secondaries opportunities. The post Siguler Guff spin-out

Aurelius to buy Footasylum following antitrust ruling

Distressed investor Aurelius is to acquire UK streetwear and sportswear retailer Footasylum from JD Sports in a deal valued at around EUR 45m.

Invesco closes Credit Partners Fund II on $644m to target distressed credit, special situations opportunities

Global Asset Management firm Invesco has held the final close of Invesco Credit Partners Fund II on $644m. The post Invesco closes Credit Partners Fund II on $644m to target distressed credit, special situations opportunities

Global M&A Industry Trends: 2022 Mid-Year Update

Posted by Malcolm Lloyd, Colin Wittmer, and John Potter, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Monday, July 25, 2022 Editor's Note: Malcolm Lloyd is Deals Leader, PwC Global and EMEA; Colin Wittmer is Deals Leader, PwC US; and

DPE-backed building service provider Calvias files for insolvency

Germany-headquartered technical building service specialist Calvias, a portfolio company of Deutsche Private Equity (DPE), has filed for insolvency, according to a German district court filing.

HIG promotes debt specialist Malezieux to managing director in Bayside arm

HIG Capital’s distressed debt and special situations arm, HIG Bayside, has promoted Mathilde Malezieux to managing director. The post HIG promotes debt specialist Malezieux to managing director in Bayside arm first appeared on AltAssets Private

HIG Bayside promotes Malezieux to managing director

Special situations and distressed debt-focused GP HIG Bayside Capital has announced the promotion of Mathilde Malezieux to managing director.

LPs' net returns highest since financial crisis – Coller Capital

LPs’ returns across the lifetime of their private equity portfolios are nearing record levels not seen since the run-up to the global financial crisis, according to secondaries firm Coller Capital’s Summer 2022 Barometer.

JP Morgan AM hauls in $2.4bn to close new stressed, distressed investment fund

JP Morgan Asset Management has raised $2.4bn for the final close of its second Lynstone Special Situations Fund, targeting stressed, distressed, and event driven situations in European and North American businesses. The post JP Morgan

CBREIM closes global special situations fund on $599m, targeting distressed RE assets

CBRE Global Investment Partners has collected $599m for its Global Special Situations Fund together with its co-investment vehicles. The post CBREIM closes global special situations fund on $599m, targeting distressed RE assets first appeared on

Baird Capital exits Crisp Thinking to Kroll

Baird Capital has announced the sale of online safety and crisis monitoring service Crisp Thinking Group to US-headquartered professional service provider Kroll.

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

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