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5 December 2013

RDIF, CIC plan to expand joint investment fund

The Russian Direct Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation are planning a $2bn top-up to their joint fund, according to Private Equity International.

5 December 2013

TCDRS commits $100m to two funds $

The Texas County & District Retirement System has committed $100m to two private equity funds, AltAssets has learned.

5 December 2013

Bain Capital’s Sankaty Advisors nears second fund’s $1.5bn hard cap $

dollar envelope money Bain Capital's credit arm Sankaty Advisors’ second mid-market fund is nearing its $1.5bn hard cap after reaching its $1bn target earlier this year, AltAssets has learned.

5 December 2013

Coller Capital given go-ahead to buy Credit Suisse mid-market buyout arm stake

cheque_deal_pen_170sq Secondary private equity investment giant Coller Capital has reportedly picked up Credit Suisse's stake in its mid-market buyout arm, DLJ Merchant Banking.

5 December 2013

Wendel in exclusive talks to sell Kerneos to Astorg Partners for €610m

forge_hot_coal_170sq French private equity firm Wendel has revealed it has entered exclusive negotiations to sell calcium aluminates maker Kerneos to fellow buyout house Astorg Partners in a €610m deal.

5 December 2013

Burrill transfers control of Capital Fund IV to Biomark

san francisco tram_sq San Francisco-based private equity firm Burrill & Co has transferred ownership of its Capital Fund IV to new firm Biomark Capital Partners, it emerged.

5 December 2013

Vector Capital makes another experienced hire as fundraise expectations rise

Andrew Jacobson Vector Capital Technology-focused private equity firm Vector Capital has made another experienced hire as expectations rise over it announcing a new fundraise.

5 December 2013

US House votes to exempt private equity firms from Dodd-Frank disclosure rules

dc The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to exempt private equity firms from the Dodd-Frank law's requirement to register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

5 December 2013

Accel Partners brings in ex-Battery Ventures general partner Brian O’Malley

Brian O'Malley Battery Accel Venture capital major Accel Partners has hired former Battery Ventures general partner Brian O’Malley as a partner.

5 December 2013

Fidelity Ventures spin-out Volition beats $150m target for first independent fundraise

dollar large_sq Fidelity Ventures spin-out Volition Capital Partners has beaten its target for its first independent fundraise by bagging $170m from LPs for a final close.


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