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HarbourVest soars to over $3bn for new US buyout fund, 50% larger than target

HarbourVest Partners has surged past its target for its twelfth flagship US private equity fund to close the vehicle on more than $3bn. Fund XII will target buyout, micro buyout, venture capital, and growth equity

How demographic change is impacting asset allocations

Demographic changes around the globe are forcing asset allocators to question and update their strategies - with the surge in new technologies top of the list for shaping new opportunities. The post How demographic change

EQT seals largest first-time growth fundraise in Europe with €2.2bn final close

EQT has raised €2.2bn for its debut growth investment fund to target fast-growing tech businesses in Europe and Israel. The post EQT seals largest first-time growth fundraise in Europe with €2.2bn final close first appeared

ICG on EUR 10bn-plus direct lending fundraise for large deals

ICG is raising a new direct lending fund, targeting EUR 10bn-plus for a vehicle that will be one of the largest of its kind in Europe, sister publication Debtwire reported citing three sources familiar with

Proposed Additional Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Jessica Forbes, Philip Heimowitz, and Mark Highman, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, on Saturday, September 10, 2022 Editor's Note: Jessica Forbes and Philip Heimowitz are partners and Mark Highman is special

Hamilton Lane closes biggest ever fund in the strategic opportunities series just one year after predecessor

Hamilton Lane has closed its largest ever fund in the strategic opportunities series on $953m in commitments, just a year after closing its predecessor on $900m. The post Hamilton Lane closes biggest ever fund in

Cinven taps new financial services fund for Swedish insurance brokerage Säkra

European buyout major Cinven has agreed a buyout of Swedish insurance brokerage Säkra, one of the country's largest insurance intermediaries. The post Cinven taps new financial services fund for Swedish insurance brokerage Säkra first appeared

VC dealmaking is defying macroeconomic concerns in UK & Ireland – but PE is struggling

As global inflation woes and a rising energy crisis continue to grow, the winners and losers of the current macroneconomic conditions are slowly beginning to emerge. The post VC dealmaking is defying macroeconomic concerns in

Verdane taps Europe’s largest growth impact fund to buy ADHD test specialist and mobility aids provider

European growth equity specialist Verdane has tapped its Idun impact fund for a pair of new investments. The post Verdane taps Europe’s largest growth impact fund to buy ADHD test specialist and mobility aids provider

InvestBev Fund III Invests in Cann Social Tonic Beverage

InvestBev LLC, the Nation’s largest adult beverage only focused private equity firm has completed a multi-million dollar investment into Cann Social Tonics: America's #1 selling microdosed...(PRWeb August 31, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2022/8/prweb18862956.htm

About 80% of investors believe venture capital is overvalued as market headwinds continue

Venture capital firms are always quick to blow their trumpet announcing the latest impressive valuations of their portfolio businesses - but such largesse in investments rounds could be about to come back and bite them.

Apollo buys into US gastroenterology major GI Alliance at $2.2bn valuation

Global buyout giant Apollo has bought into GI Alliance, the largest independent gastroenterology practice in the US, at a $2.2bn valuation. The post Apollo buys into US gastroenterology major GI Alliance at $2.2bn valuation first

Advent, GHO could explore sale of intensive care providers in 12-18 months

Two large German outpatient intensive care assets, GHO-owned Linimed and Advent-owned Deutsche Fachpflege, are expected to hit the block in the next 12-18 months, according to four sources familiar with the situation, as peer Opseo

Hg hauls in more than €17bn across two funds, eyes imminent flagship vehicle close – report

European private equity major Hg has reportedly breezed past its $8.5bn target for its third large-cap fundraise ahead of an imminent final close. The firm has hauled in $11bn for Saturn 3 according to PEI, which

Vast majority of institutional investors braced for prolonged recession amid lack of faith in govt inflation fight

More than 90% of instutional investors are bracing themselves for a prolonged recession amid sinking optimism the US government's ability to successfully fight inflation without hamstringing the economy, new research shows. The post Vast majority

PE’s Covid comeback stutters, LPs ‘overwhelmed’ at fundraising pace

Private equity's record-breaking comeback from the coronavirus pandemic last year has stuttered in 2022 as geopolitical tensions and inflationary pressures continue to take their toll on markets, new research shows. The post PE’s Covid comeback

Here’s how GPs can overcome exit woes due to the ongoing global economic uncertainty

Huge and ongoing uncertainty in the global economic outlook is forcing GPs to get creative with their exit options. Ed Ford and Katie McMenamin, partners at law firm Travers Smith, explain how alternative secondary solutions

Statement by Chair Gensler on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Gary Gensler is Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on his recent public statement.

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

The Market for CEOs: Evidence from Private Equity

Posted by Paul A. Gompers (Harvard Business School), Steven N. Kaplan (University of Chicago), and Vladimir Mukharlyamov (Georgetown University), on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Editor's Note: Paul A. Gompers is Eugene Holman Professor of Business Administration

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