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24 July 2014

Asia’s CLSA teams with Korean tyre maker Nexen for co-investment fund

news_tyres_lrg Asian alternative asset manager CLSA Capital Partners has reportedly launched a KRW300bn ($295m) co-investment fund alongside Korean tyre maker Nexen.

24 July 2014

CVC eyes new $750m tech fund to follow €10.5bn buyout vehicle

binary_tech_170sq CVC Capital Partners is reportedly back in the fundraising market for a $750m growth vehicle to follow up the €10.5bn mega fund it closed last year.

24 July 2014

African Development Partners II nearly at $500m targetp

news_africa.lrg The second Africa-focused fund from Development Partners International is close to its $500m target with $412m LP commitments registered so far.

24 July 2014

Topspin turns back to fundraising seven years after closing debut vehiclep

spinning-top_lrg Lower mid-market US private equity firm Topspin Partners is back in the market for its second fund seven years after closing its debut vehicle, AltAssets can reveal.

23 July 2014

Sofinnova Ventures tops out Fund VIII raise at $500m hard cap

microscope7_sq Biotechnology-focused Sofinnova Ventures has held a final close of its ninth fund on its $500m hard cap, confirming an AltAssets story from mid-July.

23 July 2014

Africa’s Ascent Capital closes East Africa fund on $50m

africa-grow-green-shoot Africa-focused private equity firm Ascent Capital has held a $50m final close for a new growth capital vehicle targeting East Africa.

22 July 2014

Guardian over half way to Fund II target with $87m registered commitments

half full Lower mid-market focused Guardian Capital Partners is more than halfway to its $150m target having harvested $87.1m from LPs.

22 July 2014

Blackstone-backed Patria pulls in $1.75bn for latest Brazil fund

south-america-map Blackstone-backed Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos has reportedly held a $1.75bn hard cap final close for its fifth buyout fund.

22 July 2014

UPDATE: UK’s Sovereign Capital pulls in £300m for Fund IV from LPs across globep

pounds3_lrg Buy and build-focused Sovereign Capital has attracted £300m of LP commitments for its fourth fund, AltAssets can reveal.

22 July 2014

JP Morgan surges towards $1bn in second digital tech fundraisep

50dollars JP Morgan’s asset management unit has pulled in almost $1bn for the main vehicle of its second tech-focused private equity fund, AltAssets can reveal.

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