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4 July 2014

Spectrum Equity nearly at $1bn after soaring past target for seventh flagship fund

rainbow-cables-pattern-1262823-m Software and digital media-focused buyout house Spectrum Equity is fast approaching $1bn for Fund VII after flying past its initial target.

3 July 2014

Morgan Stanley raises $1.5bn for infra fund in six months

gas-pipes-370311-m Morgan Stanley’s second infrastructure fund has raised more than $1.5bn from nine investors since it registered the vehicle in January this year.

23 June 2014

TL Ventures pays $300,000 to settle pay to play charges

SEC Philadelphia-based venture capital firm TL Ventures has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s charges of violating the pay-to-play rules.

18 June 2014

Bain Capital Ventures reels in nearly $1bn for new fund

shore-angling-2-662100-m Early stage investment major Bain Capital Ventures has pulled in almost $1bn for its latest fund.

12 June 2014

GPs needs to do more work on disclosures to LPs, says SEC official

SEC The US Securities and Exchange Commission told private equity firms that they need more work to do on disclosures to investors.

1 May 2014

SEC launches investigation into fund fee disclosures

dc The US Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether private equity fund advisers are collecting illegal fees.

7 April 2014

SEC appoints team to examine private equity funds

dc The US Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly appointed a team to examine private equity and hedge funds following the 2010 Dodd-Frank law.

26 February 2014

Private equity CEO used $3m of fund capital to pay bonuses, SEC claims

law-court5_lrg A private equity manager fraudulently channeled $3m of fund capital into his firm’s expenses to pay bonuses, employee tuition fees and pensions according to charges brought by the US securities regulator.

24 February 2014

SEC could grant private equity special exemption over deal fees

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission could make private equity firms exempt from needing to register as broker-dealers and therefore allow it to continue charging transaction fees, in a previously disputed area of regulation.

31 January 2014

SEC charges New York fund manager over $9m private equity ‘slush fund’

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Manhattan-based private equity manager and his firm with stealing $9m from investors in their private equity fund.

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