Monday, September 23, 2019

Fund news

Morgan Stanley PE unit raises $366m for latest Asia-focused fund

The private equity unit of Morgan Stanley has registered more than $366m of commitments for its fifth North Haven Private Equity Asia vehicle.

Deal news

Triton carve-out target Thomas Cook collapses into liquidation

Historic holiday booking business Thomas Cook, the target of a potential carve-out from private equity house Triton, has collapsed into liquidation.

People news

HIG spearheads US infra push by bringing in ex-Goldman MD Pallesen...

HIG Capital has a new head for its US infrastructure team after bringing in ex-Goldman Sachs managing director Ed Pallesen to spearhead investment in the sector.

Features

We are in a Golden Era for infrastructure fundraising – but...

A 'Golden Age' of infrastructure fundraising is upon us - but GPs must still be wary of expecting a capital raising cakewalk. Alvarez and Marsal managing directors Jason Clatworthy and Jay Moody explain.

Knowledge Bank

Yield-starved LPs help buoy record European VC dealmaking quarter

Yield-starved LPs pouring capital into European VC funds have helped early-stage investors deploy a record amount of capital into startups in the region in Q2, new research shows.

Popular Articles

Triton carve-out target Thomas Cook collapses into liquidation

Historic holiday booking business Thomas Cook, the target of a potential carve-out from private equity house Triton, has collapsed into liquidation.

Morgan Stanley PE unit raises $366m for latest Asia-focused fund

The private equity unit of Morgan Stanley has registered more than $366m of commitments for its fifth North Haven Private Equity Asia vehicle.

Warburg Pincus buys Qualifacts from Great Hill Partners

Warburg Pincus has bought out healthcare Software-as-a-Service business, Qualifacts, from fellow buyout house Great Hill Partners.

HIG spearheads US infra push by bringing in ex-Goldman MD Pallesen to lead strategy

HIG Capital has a new head for its US infrastructure team after bringing in ex-Goldman Sachs managing director Ed Pallesen to spearhead investment in the sector.

Advent said to consider Osram takeover with Bain amid bidding war

Advent International has reportedly become the latest private equity major considering the takeover of German lighting business, Osram, in collaboration with fellow fund manager Bain Capital.

Search fund specialist Pacific Lake Partners eyes up to $175m for fourth fundraise

Private equity firm Pacific Lake Partners is out eyeing up to $175m for its fourth fundraise.

Stone-Goff Partners picks up B2B brands marketing business Walker Sands

Stone-Goff Partners has backed B2B brands marketing agency Walker Sands to help expand out the business.

Golden Goose could change private equity hands yet again, just two years after Carlyle...

US private equity giant Carlyle is reportedly already prepping a sale of Italian luxury show business Golden Goose Deluxe, just two years after buying the company.

Partners Group picks up stake in Latin America energy generation business EnfraGen

Global private investment major Partners Group has agreed to pick up a 50 per cent stake in Latin America-focused power generation business EnfraGen.

KKR-backed Latitude Financial said to revive IPO plans, could hit A$3.7bn valuation

KKR-backed Latitude Financial has reportedly resurrected its plans for an Australian public listing which could see it valued at about A$3.7bn.

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