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17 April 2015

AlpInvest brings in Noah Keys as principal

tieshot-1-605363-m Private equity investor AlpInvest Partners has hired Noah Keys as principal, AltAssets can reveal.

17 April 2015

Ares closes Special Situations Fund IV on $1.5bn

coins-in-hand-1269975-m Alternative investment firm Ares Management looks to have closed its fourth special situations fund after hitting the $1.5bn hard cap, AltAssets can reveal.

17 April 2015

Thoma Bravo closes Special Opportunities Fund II over $1bn target

chicago-city-skyline-2-1388504-m Chicago-based private equity firm Thoma Bravo has closed its second special opportunities fund at its hard cap of $1.06bn.

17 April 2015

Garrison grabs more capital for fourth opportunity fund

debt dollars Mid-market credit and debt investor Garrison Investment Group is almost half way to its $800m target for its fourth opportunity fund according to its latest filing with the SEC.

17 April 2015

Smartphone-powered meal delivery service Sprig grabs $45m Series B

Sprig Greylock Partners and the Social+Capital Partnership have led a $45m Series B financing round for on-demand meal service Sprig.

17 April 2015

Private equity overtakes RE to double Blackstone’s Q1 profits

money New York-based private equity giant Blackstone has announced that its first-quarter profits have doubled from a year ago, with private equity overtaking real estate as its biggest earnings driver.

16 April 2015

KKR closes second direct lending fund at $1.34bn

money-in-hand-1035691-m US Private equity major Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & co has closed its second direct lending fund at $1.34bn, after less than a year on the road.

16 April 2015

Goldman, Bain back $25m round for invoice management company Billtrust

accounting tax calculator For the first time Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing has led a $25m financing round for invoice-to-cash streamlining business Billtrust.

16 April 2015

Carlyle hires Wal-Mart CEO Duke as operating exec

handshake deal Global buyout major Carlyle has hired former president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Mike Duke as operating executing in its Global Consumer & Retail group.

16 April 2015

Lead Edge scores $21m for third venture capital fund

dollars capital money cash US-based venture capital firm Lead Edge Capital has launched its third fund and registered just under $21.3m of commitments for the vehicle.

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