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LGT Capital expands to San Francisco with new office launch, Heitmann to helm

The $80bn-managing LGT Capital Partners has launched a San Francisco office to expand its long-time coverage of North America. The post LGT Capital expands to San Francisco with new office launch, Heitmann to helm first

CDPQ names new executive vice president and head of private equity

Canadian investment firm CDPQ has named Martin Longchamps as its new executive vice-president and head of private equity. The post CDPQ names new executive vice president and head of private equity first appeared on AltAssets

Trinity Hunt Partners closes $618m fund to support existing portfolio

Trinity Hunt Partners, a mid-market private equity firm, has closed its first Continuation Fund on $618m, to support its existing portfolio companies. The post Trinity Hunt Partners closes $618m fund to support existing portfolio first

Ex-Hamilton Lane, Neuberger veteran Drew Fox named 17Capital North America IR head

Private equity secondaries specialist 17Capital has brought in investor relations veteran Drew Fox to lead its fundraising and IR in North America. The post Ex-Hamilton Lane, Neuberger veteran Drew Fox named 17Capital North America IR

Sentinel acquire online customizable safety signs maker SmartSign

Lower mid-market focused Sentinel Capital Parnters has acquired online customizable safety signs maker SmartSign. The post Sentinel acquire online customizable safety signs maker SmartSign first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

BayPine closes inaugural PE fund on $2.2bn

Private investment firm BayPine has closed its inaugural private equity fund on $2.2bn. The post BayPine closes inaugural PE fund on $2.2bn first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Ardian beats hard cap to close AAIF V on $2.1bn, more than 2.5x of predecessor

Secondaries giant Ardian has beat the hard cap to close its latest Americas Infrastructure Fund on $2.1bn, more than 2.5x of predecessor The post Ardian beats hard cap to close AAIF V on $2.1bn, more

Sequoia-backed MetaWeb Ventures launches first fund to target crypto start-ups

MetaWeb Ventures has launched its first fund to focus on pre-seed and seed investments in crypto start-ups. The post Sequoia-backed MetaWeb Ventures launches first fund to target crypto start-ups first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

LLCP brought in second investment management group director in two months

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has brought in William Trevelyan Thomas as director in the firm's investment management group, making it the third senior hire in three months. The post LLCP brought in second investment management

Verdane hires Helena Svancar from Ericsson as partner in the investment team

European PE firm Verdane has hired Helena Svancar from Ericsson as partner in the investment team. The post Verdane hires Helena Svancar from Ericsson as partner in the investment team first appeared on AltAssets Private

Kim Kardashian partners with ex-Carlyle partner Jay Sammons to launch new PE firm

Reality television star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has teamed up with ex-Carlyle global head of consumer, media and retail Jay Sammons to set up new private equity firm SKKY Partners. The post Kim Kardashian partners

Arcline adds Kings III to portfolio after building Standard Elevator

Arcline Investment Management has bought elevator and pool emergency monitoring business Kings III of America from Rockbridge Growth Equity and Thayer Street Partners after launching Standard Elevator in January. The post Arcline adds Kings III

Advent hires Susan Gentile as CFO to succeed Eileen Sivolella after 13 years in the role

Global buyout major Advent International has hired Susan Gentile from HIG Capital as CFO and managing director, succeeding long-time serving Eileen Sivolella. The post Advent hires Susan Gentile as CFO to succeed Eileen Sivolella after

Institutions are shifting from equity to debt – but are they being risk-averse enough?

You know the alarm bell is ringing when you see institutional investors rebalancing their portfolios from equity to debt. But Raul Ramos, director of fund services at Crestbridge, believes that the current surge in debt

Infra investment major Stonepeak to buy over 2,000 telecom towers for $472m

Infrastructure investment major Stonepeak has agreed a $472m deal to acquire 2,180 telecom towers and related passive infrastructure from Globe Telecom. The post Infra investment major Stonepeak to buy over 2,000 telecom towers for $472m first appeared

HIG continues to add in new execs with Carlos Soto joining as new head of US PE business development

HIG Capital has hired Carlos Soto from MSD Partners as managing director and head of US private equity business development. The post HIG continues to add in new execs with Carlos Soto joining as new

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

The Riverside Company sells speciality food ingredients maker Parker Food to Investindustrial

Lower mid-market investor The Riverside Company has exited specialty food ingredients maker Parker Food Group to Investindustrial private equity group. The post The Riverside Company sells speciality food ingredients maker Parker Food to Investindustrial first

Wafra buys strategic minority ownership in fellow buyout house Thompson Street

Private equity investor Wafra has acquired a strategic minority ownership in fellow buyout house Thompson Street. The post Wafra buys strategic minority ownership in fellow buyout house Thompson Street first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

Partners Group buys FRP from WP for the growing American insurance brokerage market

Global buyout major Partners Group has agreed to acquire specialist insurance broker Foundation Risk Partners from Warburg Pincus. The post Partners Group buys FRP from WP for the growing American insurance brokerage market first appeared on AltAssets

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