Wind Point Partners has tapped the $1.2bn-targeting Fund IX it is currently raising to make an investment in frozen novelty products business Tropicale Foods.
The Minnesota State Board of Investments has reportedly committed $950m to a number of alternative asset funds managed by Leonard Green & Partners and Vista Equity, among others.
Mark Wiseman, a private equity industry veteran, was an executive being groomed for the top job at BlackRock, before being sacked this week for an undisclosed relationship with a co-worker.
Former New York Life Insurance president and chief investment officer John Kim is looking to raise $200m for a new FinTech venture fund.
Apollo Global Management has named former Bain Capital exec Tetsuji Okamoto as a partner and head of its Japanese private equity business.
The $29.6bn-managing Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System has revealed another $150m of private equity investments.
French asset manager Amundi's private equity arm has launched a €500m investment program targeting European SMEs.
TCV has swooped for Providence Equity Partners managing director Gopi Vaddi as its latest general partner.
Africa-focused impact investor DOB Equity has bought Tanzanian natural vanilla flavour maker Natural Extracts Industries.
Kaiser Permanente Ventures has hit a $141m final close for its fifth fund targeting growth businesses aiming to address unmet medical needs in the US healthcare system.