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Sterling Investment Partners exceeds target for Fund IV

Mid-market private equity firm Sterling Investment Partners has closed its fourth fund on $934m, slightly exceeding its initial target of $900m. The post Sterling Investment Partners exceeds target for Fund IV first appeared on AltAssets

BlackRock Alternatives holds $4.5bn first close for fourth infrastructure fund

BlackRock Alternatives has raised $4.5bn in the first close of its fourth Global Infrastructure Fund, which is more than half its targeted size. The post BlackRock Alternatives holds $4.5bn first close for fourth infrastructure fund

Post Road Group hits $300m for sophomore special opportunity fund

Post Road Group, an alternative investment firm aimed at mid-market corporate strategies and real estate, has closed its sophomore Special Opportunity Fund (SOF II). The post Post Road Group hits $300m for sophomore special opportunity

Alternative protein investor Lever VC closes $80m debut fund, already tapping up LPs for Fund II

Specialist investor Lever VC has held an $80m final close for its inaugural fund to back early-stage plant-based and cultivated meat and dairy companies. The firm said it is already actively speaking with investors to

Vista Equity Partners boosts Olive’s valuation to $4bn, a 1.6x increase in just six months

Software and data-focused Vista Equity Partners has driven AI-enabled healthcare provider Olive's valuation to $4bn to continue a massive funding surge for the business since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The post Vista Equity Partners

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice makes its 12th investment into the industrial distribution sector over the past decade

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has acquired Wolseley UK, a specialist distributor of plumbing, heating, climate control, pipe and infrastructure & utility products, in a deal worth £308m.

Madrona Venture closes pair of funds totalling more than $500m

Madrona Venture Group has collected more than $500m across a pair of new funds.

Summit Partners joins with The Jordan Company to make investment into Syndigo

Growth equity firm Summit Partners has invested into software-as-a-service platform Syndigo, alongside fellow private equity firm The Jordan Company.

Maranon Capital holds $350m final close for new CLO fund

Maranon Capital has held the $350m final close of its fifth collateralised loan obligation.

AlpInvest Partners scores $9bn for its seventh secondaries fund

AlpInvest Partners, The Carlyle Group’s dedicated private equity primary fund, co-investment, and secondary solutions platform, has closed its seventh vehicle on its $9bn hard cap.

Mexican challenger bank albo gets $45m of venture capital funding

Mexican challenger bank albo has secured $45m of VC funding amid plans to become the nation’s answer to Chime.

Child-focused banking app gohenry gets $40m Edison Partners-led funding round

Gohenry, developers of a prepaid card that aims to help children build healthy financial habits, has collected $40m for its latest funding round.

Norwegian private equity firm Longship said to close its sophomore fund

Norwegian private equity firm Longship has reportedly closed its sophomore buyout fund on NOK 1.7bn (€160m).

Stripe’s PE, VC backers lick their lips amid talk of possible $100bn valuation through new funding round

Payments giant Stripe is reportedly looking to raise a funding round which could see its valuation reach somewhere between $70bn and $100bn.

Builders VC looks to raise $250m for its new fund

Builders VC, which supports companies innovating in “antiquated industries,” is looking to raise up to $250m for its new fund.

One Rock Capital raises up to $1.7bn for its third fund

One Rock Capital, a private equity firm focused on middle-market businesses, has raised up to $1.7bn for its third fund.

TVM Capital Life Science closes its new fund on $478m

TVM Capital Life Science has held the $478m final close of its second Innovation fund, which will back life science companies in North America and Europe.

EMH Partners closes sophomore growth fund on nearly double the capital of the predecessor

EMH Partners has held the final close of its Growth Fund II on €650m, which will invest into small and medium-sized (SME) businesses in Germany.

The Engine closes its second fund to back companies solving Earth’s biggest threats

The Engine, which is a new venture firm spun out from MIT, has raised $230m for its sophomore fund.

Intuitive launches new investment division and fund to support healthcare companies

Intuitive, a global technology developer for minimally invasive care and robotic-assisted surgery, has launched an investment division, which includes a $100m fund.

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