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Blackstone biggest winner in $900m round of Minnesota SBI commitments

The Minnesota State Board of Investment has announced $1bn of private market commitments, in which private equity giant Blackstone has taken the biggest slice.

Tikehau Capital raises €350m for T2 Energy Transition Fund at first close

Tikehau Investment Management raised €350m for the first close of its T2 Energy Transition Fund.

Siris Capital names ex Cisco’ senior exec Cozzolino as new executive partner

Siris Capital Group has appointed former Cisco exec Joe Cozzolino as its latest executive partner.

Kleiner Perkins, Ribbit Capital lead $80m funding round for South Korea’s Toss

Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital have led an $80m investment round in Viva Republic, the company behind South Korean payments app Toss.

Actis exits South African credit business Compuscan to Experian for $263m

Actis has agreed to sell its credit information and analytics services provider Compuscan to Experian for ZAR3.72bn ($260m).

Apax Partners triumphs in $1.8bn Trade Me buyout after late Hellman & Friedman offer

Apax Partners has triumphed in its bid to buy New Zealand online marketplace company Trade Me Group after matching a late $1.8bn offer from Hellman & Friedman for the business.

Altus exits specialist print business IIMAK to ACON Investments

Altus Capital Partners has ended its six-year investment in specialist print consumables business International Imaging Materials through a sale to private equity peer ACON Investments.

Chinese overseas PE investor Sailing said to seek about $1.5bn for Fund II

Chinese private equity player Sailing Capital is said to be eyeing about $1.5bn (CNY10bn) for its second yuan-denominated fundraise targeting out-of-country investments.

Vista buys up investment house, Fortune 500 data analytics provider 7Park Data

Software-focused buyout major Vista Equity Partners has bought institutional investment data analytics player 7Park Data.

VC titan Meeker leads funding to give Plaid $2.65bn valuation, could be her last...

VC industry heavyweight Mary Meeker is taking part in what could be her final deal for Kleiner Perkins, through a Plaid financing round which values the business at about $2.65bn.

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