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3 July 2015

KPCB’s Doerr says firm is committed to diversity, three months after Pao case

IMG_3043lowres Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Doerr has stated that diversity is a core value at the firm and that “it is so hard for women and minorities in the tech and venture industry.”

2 July 2015

KKR to keep status as an eligible securities issuer following SEC settlement

SEC Global buyout house KKR will not lose its status as an eligible securities issuer after reaching a settlement with the SEC.

30 June 2015

KKR to pay $30m for misallocating expenses

hand money dollars Buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co has been forced to pay $30m to settle SEC charges that it misallocated more than $17m in expenses.

22 June 2015

KPCB releases diversity report following Pao trial

ellen-pao-kleiner-perkins-KPCB Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has released its first-ever diversity report, just months after winning a gender discrimination case against former partner Ellen Pao.

18 June 2015

Former TPG spokesman withdraws lawsuit against buyout firm

gavel-952313-m TPG Capital has announced that former its former head of public affairs Adam Levine has agreed to drop his lawsuit against the buyout firm.

17 June 2015

Frank Vlayen moves up to Waterland group managing partner, CEO, as Thielen steps back

Frank Vlayen Waterland Waterland Private Equity Investments has promoted Frank Vlayen to group managing partner and chief executive, as chairman Rob Thielen steps back from day-to-day management of the company that he founded.

17 June 2015

KPCB reveals new software-based seed initiative Edge

edge Early-stage investment major Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has revealed a new seed-stage initiative providing software-based services for fledgling startups.

16 June 2015

Sofimac acquires majority stake in iSource for greater VC clout

Mario Caria, Sofimac Sofimac Partners, a 40-year-old French firm specialising in private equity and venture capital investing, has acquired a majority stake in fellow French VC investor iSource Gestion as part of an effort to increase both companies’ presence in the European venture capital marketplace.

12 June 2015

KPS Capital to recoup Anchor Glass investment after less than year

KPS Capital Partners is set to get its money back on its Anchor Glass Container investment after less than year, with the company reportedly paying a $145 mln dividend to shareholders.

11 June 2015

Ares closes in on Kayne Anderson purchase to bolster energy efforts

Ares Management is reportedly looking to buy private equity company Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, AltAssets understands.

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