Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire Partners after two years

Centerbridge Partners has sold its majority stake in enterprise cloud services company Ahead to co-investor Berkshire Partners, just two years after buying into the business. The post Centerbridge sells majority Ahead stake to co-investor Berkshire

UK waste specialist Biffa accepts cut-price Energy Capital Partners buyout offer

UK waste management major Biffa has accepted a cut-price buyout offer from US private equity firm Energy Capital Partners amid the pound crashing to its lowest ever level against the dollar. The post UK waste

Greenbriar eyes big fund size increase with $2.75bn sixth fund – report

Services and manufacturing-focused private equity specialist Greenbriar is reportedly already back in the fundraising market eyeing up to $2.75bn for its sixth flagship fund. The post Greenbriar eyes big fund size increase with $2.75bn sixth

Trind VC targets C2C deals in Estonia, Finland with target-beating Fund II

European seed-stage investor Trind VC has beaten its target for its second fundraise through a €55m final close. The post Trind VC targets C2C deals in Estonia, Finland with target-beating Fund II first appeared on

General Partners
Onex Partners aims for USD 8bn target with sixth flagship fund

Onex Partners aims for USD 8bn target with sixth flagship fund

Canadian GP Onex Partners is looking to raise around USD 8bn for its sixth fund, with a first close expected before the end of 2023, London-based senior managing director Nigel Wright told Unquote.

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LPs and GPs draw battle lines over expenses, transparency as market turmoil impacts sector

LPs and GPs draw battle lines over expenses, transparency as market turmoil impacts sector

Public markets investors have been slamming on the brakes for the past 12 months as macro factors continue to weigh heavy on the global dealmaking and trading environment. But is a different picture appearing in

Blockchain VC firm Theta Capital eyes October second close for $250m-targeting Fund III

Blockchain venture capital investor Theta Capital Management has eyes on the end of October for a second close of its new $250m-targeting fund of funds. The post Blockchain VC firm Theta Capital eyes October second

Angel / Venture
Kharis, Verlinvest lead USD 80m round for Not So Dark

Kharis, Verlinvest lead USD 80m round for Not So Dark

Kharis Capital and Verlinvest have led a USD 80m (EUR 82.9m) Series B funding for Not So Dark, a French online food delivery services provider; the round, which also had the participation of Conviviality Ventures,

Europe
Private equity players warn of fundraising “shake-out”

Private equity players warn of fundraising “shake-out”

The increasingly tough European PE fundraising environment is likely to lead to a fundraising “shake-out”, with European generalist buyout strategies touted as some of the first potential casualties, attendees at IPEM 2022 in Cannes told

Angel / Venture
Thoma Bravo, Apollo, Silver Lake megafunds among $1.1bn of new Maryland pension commitments

Thoma Bravo, Apollo, Silver Lake megafunds among $1.1bn of new Maryland pension commitments

The $64.6bn-managing Maryland State Retirement & Pension System has picked a trio of major private equity fundraises among its latest $1.1bn of commitments. Thoma Bravo’s mammoth new software-focused private equity fund picked up $125m from

Europe
Adams Street launches private credit platform in Europe

Adams Street launches private credit platform in Europe

Private markets investor Adams Street has launched a private credit strategy in Europe with the hire of James Charalambides from Sixth Street.

Australia
HarbourVest launches first Australian office amid region’s growing LP demand

HarbourVest launches first Australian office amid region’s growing LP demand

HarbourVest Partners has opened its first office in Australia amid increased demand for alternatives from LPs and rich individuals in the region, the firm said. The post HarbourVest launches first Australian office amid region’s growing

Adams Street brings in Sixth Street’s Charalambides for launch of European private credit platform

Asset management major Adams Street Partners has launched a European private credit platform alongside the hire of former Sixth Street managing director James Charalambides. The post Adams Street brings in Sixth Street’s Charalambides for launch of

Capital Four surges past €1bn fund target to reach €1.5bn for new debt vehicle

Credit asset management boutique Capital Four has hauled in €1.5bn for the final close of its third private debt fund, well above its €1bn target. The post Capital Four surges past €1bn fund target to

Buyout
KKR raising fourth direct lending fund amid soaring debt appetite from LPs

KKR raising fourth direct lending fund amid soaring debt appetite from LPs

KKR is back in the market with its fourth debt fund, with eyes on up to $2bn for the vehicle amid a surge in LP demand for more risk-averse alternative asset classes. The post KKR

Digital Transformation
Stirling Square buys Eurofins Digital Testing for EUR 220m

Stirling Square buys Eurofins Digital Testing for EUR 220m

Stirling Square Capital has agreed to acquire Eurofins Digital Testing in a carve-out deal from listed parent company Eurofins Scientific.

Angel / Venture
Iris bolsters Paris and Berlin teams with two hires

Iris bolsters Paris and Berlin teams with two hires

European VC firm Iris Capital has hired Nicolas Herschtel as partner from InfraVia and Silvia Ersetti as analyst from Gorillas.

Apax Partners races past $10bn for new flagship fundraise – report

Private equity major Apax Partners has reportedly raced to more than $10bn for its latest flagship buyout fund after just five months in the market. The post Apax Partners races past $10bn for new flagship fundraise

Europe
Triago expands primary directs strategy to Europe

Triago expands primary directs strategy to Europe

Private capital advisory firm Triago has formed a five-strong EMEA primary directs team, aiming to assist independent sponsors raising capital on a deal-by-deal basis. Global CEO Matt Swain speaks to Unquote about why now is

CPC, LLC announced that David Lin has joined the team as Chief…

CPC Management, LLC has hired David Lin as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. David and his team will support CPC’s operating companies and their management teams in the pursuit of continuous...(PRWeb September 26, 2022)Read the

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