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10 February 2014

OGX secures $215m from creditors

Oleo & Gas Participacoes has reached an agreement with its creditors including Pacific Investment Management, which will provide capital to the oil and gas company.

14 January 2014

Turn valued at nearly $700m in latest round

Advertising software company Turn has reportedly raised an $80m round led by BlackRock and Fidelity Investments.

13 November 2013

CamberView Partners hires former BlackRock exec Zivnuska as principal

Robert Zivnuska Advisory firm CamberView Partners has hired former BlackRock executive Robert Zivnuska as a principal.

30 October 2013

Asian insurers increasingly eyeing private equity, infrastructure in bid to raise yieldsp

Asia Pacific Asian insurance companies are increasingly turning to riskier assets such as private equity to raise yields, and are more committed to implementing change than their counterparts in the rest of the world, according to a new survey.

30 September 2013

Blackstone head Schwarzman admits BlackRock sale was ‘heroic’ mistake

The head of private equity giant Blackstone has reportedly described his 19-year-old decision to sell what would become BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, as a “heroic” mistake.

30 July 2013

IMRF backs Vista Equity Partners’ credit opportunities fundp

chicago illinois_sq The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund has made new fund commitments including a $50m investment in Vista Equity Partners’ first credit fund, while withdrawing $200m from a vehicle managed by BlackRock.

25 July 2013

BlackRock boss says private equity deals held back by high valuationsp

It is currently a seller's market in private equity, with firms finding it easier to exit investments than make new deals and raise funds according to BlackRock managing director Nathalie von Niederhaeusern.

24 July 2013

BlackRock gathers £250m for new UK-focused property fund

Asset management firm BlackRock has launched a new property investment fund, which has already raised £250m from six pension funds.

6 June 2013

BlackRock buys up real estate investor MGPA

Global investment group BlackRock has agreed to acquire private equity real estate investment advisory company MGPA, significantly extending BlackRock’s real estate investment capabilities in Asia-Pacific and Europe.

5 June 2013

Crosslink Capital leads $25m round for Personal Capital

payment_lrg Crosslink Capital led a $25m Series C funding round for digital wealth management specialist Personal Capital, which has doubled its assets and client base this year.

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