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

PwC names new global PE, sovereign wealth leader as it expands its ESG focus

Global professional services major PwC has named its veteran deals specialist Eric Janson to global private equity, real assets and sovereign funds leader. The post PwC names new global PE, sovereign wealth leader as it

HIG out raising fourth mid-market LBO fund, picks up Ohio pension commitment

HIG Capital is back in the market with the follow-up to its $3.1bn mid-market buyout fund closed in 2019. The post HIG out raising fourth mid-market LBO fund, picks up Ohio pension commitment first appeared

Clean power business Mainspring closes hefty $290m Series E round

Clean power generation provider Mainspring Energy has picked up a hefty $290m Series E round from backers including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The post Clean power business Mainspring closes hefty $290m Series E

OMERS infra arm teams with Spring Lane Capital for sustainability deals

Canadian pension giant OMERS' infrastructure investment arm has teamed with Spring Lane Capital to explore investments in companies addressing sustainability issues. The post OMERS infra arm teams with Spring Lane Capital for sustainability deals first

CalPERS commits another $7.4bn to alts, picks Advent, Thoma Bravo, Silver Lake among big PE investments

Pension giant CalPERS has revealed an enormous $7.4bn of new commitments to alternative investment funds. The post CalPERS commits another $7.4bn to alts, picks Advent, Thoma Bravo, Silver Lake among big PE investments first appeared

Montagu reinvests in Universal Investment, CPPI takes minority stake

European mid-market sponsor Montagu has reinvested in German fund management company Universal Investment Group alongside Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), which will acquire a significant stake through CPP Investment Board Europe.

Norway’s KLP said to have committed $199m to Quinbrook’s Net Zero Power Fund

Norwegian pension fund Kommunal Landspensjonskasse has committed 2 billion Norwegian kroner ($199 million) to Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners III - Net Zero Power Fund, Pension & Investments reported quoting an email from spokesman Glenn Slydal Johansen.

Adelis to sell Säkra in SBO to Cinven

Adelis Equity Partners has agreed to sell its majority stake in Säkra, a Stockholm-based pension and insurance broker, to international private equity firm Cinven.

Maguar Capital bolsters investment team with two new hires

DACH small-cap software sponsor Maguar Capital has hired Andreas Walleter as investment manager from Munich-based FORUM Family Office and Johannes Losbichler as investment director from Triton Partners.

YFM picks water leak detection specialist SOS as latest technical services deal

UK private equity investor YFM has backed water leak detection specialist SOS Leak Detection. The post YFM picks water leak detection specialist SOS as latest technical services deal first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Holland Capital sells Eshgro to Strikwerda Investments

Holland Capital has sold Dutch IT services provider Eshgro to Strikwerda Investments, a Netherlands-based family office.

Ontario Teachers makes first Indian control buyout deal with Sahyadri Hospitals Group investment

The C$240bn-managing Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has agreed to buy a majority stake in Indian private hospitals chain Sahyadri Hospitals Group from Everstone. The post Ontario Teachers makes first Indian control buyout deal with Sahyadri

OTPP veteran Cenanovic moves to PSG to lead Canadian dealmaking push

Canadian pension giant OTPP's head of TMT, financial services and healthcare investing Bogdan Cenanovic has moved to growth equity house PSG as a managing director. The post OTPP veteran Cenanovic moves to PSG to lead

IK Partners prepares Quanos exit, Raymond James advises

IK Investment Partners is getting ready to exit its portfolio asset Quanos Content Solutions, a German digital documents and business software provider, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

EQT, Trustar and others get backing from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

EQT and Trustar are among the latest firms to get backing from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The post EQT, Trustar and others get backing from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board first appeared on

Statement by Commissioner Uyeda on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Mark T. Uyeda, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Mark T. Uyeda is a Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on

OTPP to exit funeral service provider Mémora for €600m

The board of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has agreed to exit funeral services company Mémora Group to Spanish insurance company Grupo Catalana Occidente for a €600m enterprise value. The post OTPP to exit funeral service provider

BlackRock closes £1.7bn Diversified Private Debt Fund designed specifically for UK pension schemes

BlackRock has held a £1.7bn final close for its Diversified Private Debt Fund designed specifically for UK pension schemes' investment and diversification across a variety of global private debt markets. The post BlackRock closes £1.7bn

Nest mandates HarbourVest for PE investing

UK-based defined contribution workplace pension scheme Nest (National Employment Savings Trust) has mandated HarbourVest to make investments in private equity, marking the pension scheme’s second mandate to the asset class.

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