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OceanSound Partners races past debut fund target to hit $780m final close

Tech investor OceanSound Partners has breezed past its target for its inaugural fund to reach an impressive $780m final close. The post OceanSound Partners races past debut fund target to hit $780m final close first

Bain Capital seals $800m final close for second impact investing fund: WSJ

Bain Capital has more than tripled its capital under management dedicated to impact investing through an $800m fund close, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Ex-Cinven exec Robinson boosts Aberdeen Standard Investments’ European private equity team

Global investment giant Aberdeen Standard Investments has boosted its private equity capabilities by bringing in former Cinven exec Chris Robinson for its European operation.

Silver Lake, Thoma Bravo funds pick up big NYSTRS backing among $1.66bn of new PE commitments

The New York State Teachers' Retirement System has boosted its $22.6bn private equity program with more than $1.66bn of new commitments.

Dell family investment arm MSD Partners soars past target to reach $825m credit fund close

MSD Partners, a subsidiary of Michael Dell's family private investment firm, has soared past its latest fundraising target to reach an $825m final close.

Europe’s VC firms defy Covid-19 woes with deal surge – with one region even on track to beat record 2019 total

Europe's venture capital industry has staged a remarkable fightback against the coronavirus-induced market slump by posting one of the largest dealmaking totals on record in Q2.

Investcorp follows biggest European CLO raise of 2020 so far with €250m follow-up fund

Investcorp has hit a €250m final close for its second CLO fund of the year to bring its total assets under management in the asset class to more than €7bn.

GoldPoint Partners co-founder Schumacher joins WM Partners as senior advisor

Mid-market private equity house WM Partners has named Goldpoint Partners co-founder John Schumacher as a senior advisor.

Nuveen launches new impact investment fund eyeing income inequality, climate change-battling deals

The $1tn-managing investment house Nuveen has pulled in its first capital for a new private equity fund targeting income inequality and climate change.

KKR raises smaller sophomore real estate credit fund at $950m

KKR has raised a smaller sophomore fund in its real estate credit strategy, pulling in $950m for the final close of the vehicle.

Capza cruises to €450m first close for latest mid-cap private equity fund

European investor Capza has hit a €450m first close for its latest fundraise, putting it within touching distance of its €500m goal.

UK private equity fundraising surged to £47.5bn in 2019, capital flowing into VC funds more than doubles – BVCA

UK private equity fundraising surged to more than £47.5bn last year amid a more than doubling of capital flowing into venture capital fundraises, new data from industry body BVCA shows.

Yellow Wood eyes massive fund size hike latest raise, could collect up to $750m

Consumer-focused private equity firm Yellow Wood Partners is back on the fundraising trail eyeing up to $750m - more than twice the amount it collected for its last fund.

Private equity funds being used for mass-scale money laundering: FBI

Private equity funds are being used for mass-scale money laundering according to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, which said the industry lacks adequate money-laundering programmes.

Advent helps Amazon.com seller acquirer Thrasio to $1bn valuation through debut tech fund investment

Advent International has helped Amazon.com FBA business acquirer Thrasio to a $1bn valuation by leading a hefty investment round for the company.

VC-backed Penta picks up another funding round to follow €18.5m Series B in March

Digital business bank Penta has collected €4m in a new funding round, adding to the €18.5m it raised in March for its Series B. The capital infusion was supplied by S7V, Presight Capital and two

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