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CITIC Capital strikes $1.57bn hard cap for dollar section of third China fund

CITIC Capital Partners has hit a $1.57bn hard cap final close for the dollar-denominated part of its third China-focused fund.

JP Morgan AM closes one of largest shipping funds ever raised on $480m

JP Morgan Asset Management has raised one the largest private equity funds dedicated to shipping by holding a $480m final close for the vehicle.

Apollo mega fund, latest New Mountain vehicle among $850m Illinois Teachers’ commitments

The $47bn-managing Illinois Teachers' Retirement System is the latest LP to back Apollo's mammoth $22.5bn-targeting fundraise.

LeapFrog laps up Ghanian growth by making biggest ever investment

Emerging markets investment firm LeapFrog has made its largest deal to date by backing Ghanaian financial services provider Enterprise Group.

Catalyst said to seek new Therapure exit options after last year’s scrapped IPO

Canadian buyout house Catalyst Capital Partners is reportedly having another tilt at exiting portfolio company Therapure Biopharma, just over a year after scrapping its planned IPO.

Brentwood brings in Austin Ventures veteran as managing director amid Fund VI raise

Private equity house Brentwood Associates has hired ex- Austin Ventures veteran Craig Milius as managing director.

CalSTRS director Sheehan named chair of SEC investor rights advisory board

CalSTRS' director of corporate governance has been elected as chairman of the US securities regulator's investor advisory committee as it continues its work enhancing investor rights.

Trio of buyout majors linked with €1.5bn return of Ducati to private equity hands

A trio of private equity majors are reportedly looking to bring Italian motorcycle maker Ducati back into buyout hands, five years after missing out on the business to carmaking giant Volkswagen.

Home Chef could deliver quick return for L Catterton amid $600m-plus sale talk

L Catterton could be in line for a quick return on its Home Chef investment amid reports the US meal kit company is exploring options for a sale.

Australis to target Pacific Alliance trade bloc with $379m debut fund

Latin America-focused private equity house Australis Partners has closed its debut fund on $379m.