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Alaska Permanent Fund reveals alternatives staffing woes amid $1.2bn of new PE activity

The $67bn-managing Alaska Permanent Fund has revealed more than $1.2bn of new private equity fund commitments and direct investments - despite admitting it is struggling with staffing numbers for its alternative assets unit.

Thompson Street taps Fund V for Len the Plumber buyout

Thompson Street Capital Partners has agreed to buy Len the Plumber, a full-service residential plumbing contractor in the Baltimore-Washington metro area and the surrounding regions.

Carlyle said to begin PA Consulting sale process

The Carlyle Group has reportedly begun the sale process for multi-field consultancy PA Consulting Group.

Indiana’s Boomerang names new venture partner

Boomerang Ventures has appointed former ClearObject CEO John McDonald as its newest ventures partner.

Sofinnova Partners brings in ex-PwC exec Carroll has new head of fundraising, IR

European life science venture capital firm Sofinnova Partners has a new fundraising and investor relations head after bringing in ex-PwC exec Robert Carroll.

Yellow Wood names second partner this year with promotion of CFO Pizzi

Yellow Wood Partners has named its second new partner this year with the promotion of CFO Tracey Pizzi.

BGF names first executive chairman, promotions as Sir Nigel Rudd prepares to leave role

BGF founder CEO Stephen Welton has been appointed executive chairman at the firm, with Sir Nigel Rudd set to retire as chairman this summer.

Data software specialist eClinical Solutions gets Summit Partners backing

Summit Partners has picked up a minority stake in eClinical Solutions, a global provider of cloud-based enterprise software and software-driven clinical data services.

Frazier Healthcare hits $617m final close for latest life sciences fund

Frazier Healthcare Partners has hit a $617m final close for its third dedicated life sciences fund.

Sofinnova Partners promotes Krel to partner of industrial biotech team

Life science-focused venture capital house Sofinnova Partners has promoted Michael Krel to partner of its industrial biotechnology team.

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HIG takes a punt on Lagardère Sports through buyout

€31bn-manging HIG Capital has agreed to buy a majority stake in global sports marketing firm Lagardère Sports.

Sterling Group tempts back Arnold from Madison Dearborn as director amid new hires, promotions

Mid-market Texas buyout house The Sterling Group has tempted back Erin Arnold from Madison Dearborn amid a cluster of hires and promotions at the firm.

EXCLUSIVE: NorthEdge Capital back with upsized Fund III raise, powers to £200m first close

NorthEdge Capital is back fundraising for an upsized flagship vehicle as it looks to take advantage of its expanded footprint in the UK's regional powerhouses, AltAssets can reveal.

Private equity-backed Uniasselvi takes first steps towards potential $1bn IPO – report

Private equity-backed distance learning business Uniasselvi has reportedly hired investment banks to manage its initial public offering, with hopes of hitting a $1bn valuation.

Kansas City brothers-in-law eye $150m fund targeting US Midwest

Two brothers-in-law are banking on their expertise as Kansas City natives as they look to raise up to $150m for a private equity fund targeting the American Midwest.

Long-time BC Partners investor relations head Bott joins placement agent Campbell Lutyens

Charlie Bott, the long-time BC Partners investor relations head, has been hired by placement agent Campbell Lutyens just over a year after leaving the private equity house.

Endeavour Capital hops back into fundraising mode with follow up to $775m Fund VII...

US-based private equity firm Endeavour Capital is out raising its eighth flagship fund, after closing its predecessor vehicle five years ago.

TRP Capital Partners collects $83m for Fund V

Transport-focused TRP Capital Partners has raised over $83m in capital commitments for its fifth buyout fund.

Phyto Partners to hunt for potential unicorns with $50m cannabis-focused fundraise

Phyto Partners believes there is 'no better industry to hunt for unicorns' as it launches a new $50m-targeting cannabis-focused private equity fund.

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