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Hermes GPE raises $603.5m for PEC IV alongside $1bn BTPS mandate

Hermes GPE has raised $603.5m to close its latest co-investment fund, PEC IV, on alongside a $1bn commitment for a new private equity mandate from the BT Pension Scheme.

Wellington Management closes oversubscribed biotech fund on $393m

Wellington Management has raised $393m for the final close of its Biomedical Innovation Fund I.

Unusual Ventures races to $400m final close for Fund II

Unusual Ventures, the firm launched by Lightspeed Venture Partners veteran John Vrionis, has raised $400m for the final close for its Fund II just a year after the close of its inaugural vehicle.

Ocean impact investment fund reaches $92m second close

A new fund dedicated to impact investments into sustainable marine and coastal projects has reached more than $92m of commitments through a second close.

KKR said to contact private equity majors for Goodpack sale

KKR has reportedly contacted private equity majors Blackstone and EQT as well as CK Infrastructure Holdings to gauge buyer interest in Singaporean bulk containers provider Goodpack.

Level 20 names ex-PwC exec as new chief executive

Level 20, the not-for-profit body launched to inspire women to join and succeed in private equity, has named former PwC partner Pam Jackson as its new chief executive.

CDPQ loses second top exec in week as international PE head steps down

Canadian institutional investment major Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has a new head of private equity after revealing Stephane Etroy has decided to leave the firm.

HIG continues busy fundraising year by closing $3.1bn mid-market buyout vehicle

HIG Capital has scored a huge fund size increase for its latest mid-market LBO fund by hauling in $3.1bn for a final close of the vehicle.

Warburg celebrates successful Accelya exit to Vista Equity Partners at ‘close to $1.5bn’ valuation

Warburg Pincus has sealed the sale of airline financial, commercial and analytic tech business Accelya to fellow buyout house Vista Equity Partners in a deal said to be worth almost $1.5bn.

Science, tech investor Kairos Ventures launches second fundraise of the year, could collect up...

Science and engineering investor Kairos Ventures is looking to raise its biggest fund yet by targeting up to $250m for its third flagship investment vehicle.

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