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Vestar Capital nears $1bn goal for Fund VII

Mid-market buyout house Vestar Capital Partners is within touching distance of its $1bn goal for its seventh flagship investment fund.

Benhamou eyes $120m for fourth venture capital fundraise

Benhamou Global Ventures is aiming to pull in $120m of capital commitments for its latest flagship investment vehicle.

Fledgling VC Piva closes $250m debut fund with Petronas backing

Newly launched venture firm Piva has closed its $250m inaugural fund, as it looks to back early to growth-stage energy and industrial companies.

South Carolina Retirement System commits $370m to alternatives

The South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission has revealed $370m of new commitments to a range of alternative asset funds.

GIC to buy $1bn European logistics real estate portfolio from Apollo

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC has agreed to buy a European logistics real estate portfolio from private equity major Apollo Global Management for close to €950m ($1bn).

OMERS names Hutcheson as new CEO as Latimer eyes retirement

Canadian pension giant OMERS has named Blake Hutcheson as its new CEO, as the pension giant details its succession plans for next year.

Apollo Global said to bid for Thomas Cook airline unit

Three bidding groups including private equity major Apollo Global are reportedly looking to acquire Condor, the German airline business of defunct holiday maker Thomas Cook.

PE dealmaking slump continues, deal volume hits lowest total since February 2017

Private equity's global dealmaking slump in the second half of the year has continued into November, with the month recording its lowest transaction volume since February 2017.

Oakley Capital seals 6.7x return selling WebPros to CVC Capital Partners

Oakley Capital has made a hefty 6.7x money multiple selling its stake in web hosting automation software business WebPros Group to CVC Capital Partners.

Biotech backer Column Group eyes up to $700m for fourth VC fund

Biotechnology-focused investor The Column Group could collect up to $700m for its fourth venture capital fund, it has emerged.

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