Los Angeles-based private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners has raised $14.75bn for the final close of two private equity funds.
Israeli med-tech investor Peregrine Ventures has raised $115m for the final close of its fourth fund, bringing its total capital to $400m.
PE firm Apis Partners has hit a $550m hard cap for the final close of its second investment fund focused on financial services companies in growth markets globally.
Long-established PE house Thomas H Lee Partners has agreed to sell off its $17bn-managing alternative credit business, THL Credit, to First Eagle Investment Management.
The already gargantuan levels of private equity and venture capital dry powder are set to rise even further next year, top-level execs at UK buyout and VC houses believe.
UK private equity house Horizon Capital has bought Ascent Software and made a simultaneous bolt-on of TechHuddle in a £30m deal.
Mid-market US private equity firm HGGC is back in the fundraising market eyeing up to $2.25bn for its latest vehicle.
Plexo Capital, the venture capital house launched by former GV partner Lo Toney, has sealed a $42.5m final close for its debut fund.
Wind Point Partners has tapped the $1.2bn-targeting Fund IX it is currently raising to make an investment in frozen novelty products business Tropicale Foods.