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Africa records one of its strongest-ever halves for private capital investment

Africa has scored one of its strongest six months of private equity and venture capital investment ever, with $4.7bn of new capital flowing into companies in the continent. The post Africa records one of its

Succession confirmed at Court Square Capital as firm picks next gen leaders

Court Square Capital Partners has revealed its next generation of leaders as it prepares for its long-term future. The post Succession confirmed at Court Square Capital as firm picks next gen leaders first appeared on

Investcorp buys into Californian produce wholesaler Sunrise

Alternatives investment major Investcorp has bought a majority stake in Sunrise Produce, a wholesale produce distribution company based in Southern California. The post Investcorp buys into Californian produce wholesaler Sunrise first appeared on AltAssets Private

Stafford Capital leverages central bank rate rises to launch direct lending, speciality finance fund

Stafford Capital Partners has launced a new open-ended direct lending and speciality finance fund. The post Stafford Capital leverages central bank rate rises to launch direct lending, speciality finance fund first appeared on AltAssets Private

Private capital AUM set to double to over $18tn in next five years

Global private capital assets under management is expected to almost double to $18.3tn by the end of 2027 as investors continue to seek alternative sources of returns in an uncertain economic environment. The post Private

Vista exits AGDATA after eight years to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has bought agribusiness workflow and data services provider AGDATA from Vista Equity Partners. The post Vista exits AGDATA after eight years to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners first appeared on AltAssets Private

Graycliff sells WorldWide Electric to AEA Investors after four-year transformation

Graycliff Partners has agreed to sell WorldWide Electric to fellow buyout house AEA Investors after four years in its portfolio. The post Graycliff sells WorldWide Electric to AEA Investors after four-year transformation first appeared on

Sista launches €100m-targeting fund to back female founders, gender-balanced teams

NGO Sista has launched a €100m early stage European venture capital fund dedicated to backing female founders and gender balanced teams. The post Sista launches €100m-targeting fund to back female founders, gender-balanced teams first appeared

83North looks to add to 14 unicorns with new $400m fund

London and Tel Aviv-based VC investor 83North - formerly known as Greylock IL - has raised $400m for its latest flagship fund. The post 83North looks to add to 14 unicorns with new $400m fund

Ara Partners brings in another infra head as O’Flynn joins from BlackRock

Ara Partners, a specialist buyout firm focusing on industrial decarbonization investments, has brought in BlackRock's Teresa O’Flynn as co-head of its infra strategy. The post Ara Partners brings in another infra head as O’Flynn joins

New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments

The $246bn-managing New York State Common Retirement Fund has picked Cinven's latest large buyout fund among $1.4bn of new alternatives fund commitments. The post New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments first appeared

AnaCap’s credit arm spins out to become Veld Capital

Private equity house AnaCap Financial Partners has carved out its credit business into a new investment house called Veld Capital. The post AnaCap’s credit arm spins out to become Veld Capital first appeared on AltAssets

AE Industrial Partners brings in veteran fundraiser Short in wake of Fund III launch

Aerospace, defence and government services-focused buyout house AE Industrial Partners has brought in asset management veteran Charles Short as head of capital formation. The post AE Industrial Partners brings in veteran fundraiser Short in wake of

Huge profit rise at Egyptian retailer B.TECH sees DPI’s 2016 investment pay off

African investment major Development Partners International has sold its stake in Egyptian electronics retailer B.TECH after huge sales and profit increases at the company. The post Huge profit rise at Egyptian retailer B.TECH sees DPI’s

Green Arrow Capital buys into Europe’s second biggest chilled snacks maker Richetti

Italian private equity house Green Arrow Capital has bought a majority stake in Richetti, the second biggest European manufacturer of chilled snacks. Richetti specialises in milk slices and bars sold in the dairy aisles of supermarkets, and is

India’s Elev8 launches $200m fund targeting deeptech, complex computing companies

Indian early stage investor Elev8 Venture Partners has launched a $200m-targeting fundraise to back Series B and C rounds for tech-driven companies. The post India’s Elev8 launches $200m fund targeting deeptech, complex computing companies first

Industry Ventures targets ‘changing venture landscape’ with new $300m direct fund

Industry Ventures has raised $300m to close its third fund focused on early and mid-stage technology investments. The post Industry Ventures targets ‘changing venture landscape’ with new $300m direct fund first appeared on AltAssets Private

Shore Capital exits EyeSouth to Olympus Partners after huge expansion programme

Microcap investor Shore Capital Partners has agreed to sell eye care management services business EyeSouth to fellow private equity investor Olympus Partners. The post Shore Capital exits EyeSouth to Olympus Partners after huge expansion programme first

Ardian’s battle with Lexington for world’s biggest secondaries PE fund gets PennSERS boost

The $34.5bn-managing Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System has picked Ardian's latest secondaries megafund for its latest alternatives investment. The post Ardian’s battle with Lexington for world’s biggest secondaries PE fund gets PennSERS boost first appeared

Beleaugered Atos rejects €4.2bn ICG, onepoint buyout offer for Evidian unit

UK private equity house ICG has seen its €4.2bn buyout offer for the Evidian unit of beleagured French tech consultancy Atos unit rejected. The post Beleaugered Atos rejects €4.2bn ICG, onepoint buyout offer for Evidian

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