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CAI Capital strikes $125m hard cap in Fund VI final close

Canada's CAI Capital has reached the $125m hard cap for its sixth flagship fundraise.

Aberdeen Standard Investments beats infra fundraise goal with €820m final close

Aberdeen Standard Investments has beaten its target for its second core infrastructure fundraise through an €820m final close.

Euro VC investor Target Global nears second growth fund goal through €300m-plus first close

Pan-European investment house Target Global is in sight of its target for its new growth fundraise after hauling in over €300m for a first close.

GP Profile: EMH aims for three deals per year following close of second fund

Following the final close of Munich-headquartered EMH Partners' second fund on its €650m hard-cap in October 2020, co-founder and managing partner Maximilian Kuss speaks to Unquote about the fundraising process and EMH's deal-making plans

Outlook negative for global asset management industry in 2021 amid wavering investor appetite for risk: Moody’s

A wavering investor appetite for risk and a deteriorating competitive environment are leading to a negative outlook for the global asset management industry next year, new research from Moody's shows.

AIIM expands third flagship Africa infra fund to $400m through capital increase

African Infrastructure Investment Managers has brought its third flagship pan-continental infra fund to $400m through a capital increase.

Former teen startup founder Josh Buckley eyes up to $200m for second venture capital fundraise

Buckley Ventures, the early-stage investment firm launched by former teenage entrepreneur Josh Buckley, could collect up to $200m for its second fund.

Baltic-based INVL seals debut deal from €200m-targeting sustainable timber, farmland fund

Baltic private equity house INVL Asset Management has made the first deal from its latest sustainable timber and farmland fund, which is currently out fundraising for up to €200m.

CVC raises €379m for fifth CLO fund in as many months, brings Europe CLO AUM to about $7.5bn

CVC Credit Partners has collected €379m for its fifth CLO fund raised in as many months.

Committed Advisors soars to €1.6bn hard cap Fund IV close as it celebrates 10 years in business

Secondaries private equity specialist Committed Advisors has surged past the target for its fourth fund to hit a €1.6bn hard cap final close.

Charlesbank Capital could raise up to $3.75bn for tenth flagship fund, LP documents show

Charlesbank Capital Partners is already back in the fundraising market eyeing its biggest ever vehicle, just a couple of years after beginning to invest its $3bn ninth flagship fund.

Round Hill Ventures raises €200m fund for growing European proptech opportunities

Round Hill Ventures has hit a €200m final close for a European proptech fund targeting late seed to Series B investments.

Latour Capital joins €1bn fundraise club thanks to huge confidence from returning LPs

Latour Capital has continued its blistering rise with a €1bn final close for its third fund.

Ibex Investors closes second Israel fund on $100m, eyes deals dismissed as ‘too difficult or different’

Multi-strategy-focused Ibex Investors has scored a $100m final close for its second Israel fund eyeing markets and opportunities it believes are being dismissed as too difficult or too different by other asset managers.

HIG Capital rounds up €1.1bn to target European lower mid-market companies

HIG Capital has hit a €1.1bn final close for its third fund targeting lower mid-market European investments.

Andreessen Horowitz hauls in $4.5bn to close two new early-stage, growth funds

Venture capital major Andreessen Horowitz has boosted its capital under management to almost $16.5bn by closing $4.5bn across two new fundraises.

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.

New York VC Work-Bench back fundraising, could collect up to $100m

New York-based Work-Bench is eyeing a big fund size increase by targeting up to $100m for its third flagship investment vehicle.

Blackstone said to eye at least $5bn for second Asia private equity fundraise

Global buyout giant Blackstone is reportedly looking to raise at least $5bn for its second Asia-focused private equity fund.

LPs planning big renewable energy infrastructure investment push as climate change response grows

Global institutional investors plan to almost double their allocations to renewable energy infrastructure in the near-term as the global response to climate change continues to gain momentum.