Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fund news

Bain Capital VC arm closes $1bn early-,growth-stage tech fund

Bain Capital Ventures has raised $1bn for the final close of a new fund focused on growth-stage technology startups, taking its assets under management to $4.9bn.

Deal news

Privet Capital seals quick return exiting toy business Vivid to trade...

London-based private equity investor Privet Capital has exited independent UK toy major Vivid Toy Group to global trade buyer Goliath after less than two years in its portfolio.

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LP News

Hellman & Friedman, Thoma Bravo, Vista megafunds secure latest SFERS...

The San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System has announced $823m of capital commitments, featuring some of the biggest buyout funds currently in the markets.

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Popular Articles

Bain Capital VC arm closes $1bn early-,growth-stage tech fund

Bain Capital Ventures has raised $1bn for the final close of a new fund focused on growth-stage technology startups, taking its assets under management to $4.9bn.

Catalyst Principal Partners pulls in $155m for second East Africa fund

Catalyst Principal Partners has raised $155m (Kes. 15.5 Billion) for its second fund focused on East African investment.

Apis Capital unveils AI-focused fund

Apis Capital Management has been fundraising for a new vehicle focused on investing in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and neural networks enterprises.

Privet Capital seals quick return exiting toy business Vivid to trade major Goliath

London-based private equity investor Privet Capital has exited independent UK toy major Vivid Toy Group to global trade buyer Goliath after less than two years in its portfolio.

Advent, Apollo, SK Capital make second round for Evonik unit auction

Advent International, Apollo Global Management and SK Capital Partners have joined a consortium of Triton and Rhone to the second round of bidding for Evonik’s methacrylates plastics unit.

Permira picks up Asian aquatic feed business, Grobest Group

Permira has agreed to buy a 50 per cent stake in Asian aquatic feed producer Grobest Group, representing the firm’s third investment in aquaculture sector.

Terra Capital Partners names new CEO amid leadership shakeup

Terra Capital Partners has promoted its chief investment officer Vik Uppal to chief executive officer.

Lovell Minnick backs PE, VC, corporate M&A finance, deal services platform SRS Acquiom

Finance and business services private equity specialist Lovell Minnick has tied up a deal for a majority stake in corporate, PE and VC tech-enabled services software company SRS Acquiom.

KKR recommits to Calabrio two years after $200m buyout

Buyout major KKR has made a follow-on investment in customer engagement and analytics software business Calabrio, two years after buying the business in a rumoured $200m deal.

Niche secondaries fund from ODDO BHF PE arm beats €160m in quick first close

The private equity arm of Franco-German financial services veteran ODDO BHF has passed €160m to hit a first close of its new secondaries fund.

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