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12 March 2015

CalPERS commits $100m to Blackstone Tac Ops co-investment

surfing_sq Californian pension giant CalPERS has revealed a $100m co-investment in concert with Blackstone's Tactical Opportunities Fund.

12 March 2015

PSERS eyes commitments to Partners, Blackstone and ICG funds

boardroom The Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System is considering a commitment to Partners Group Secondary ( 2015), AltAssets has learned.

12 March 2015

Blackstone credit arm GSO eyes $3bn-targeting energy fund

gas-valve-360536-m Blackstone’s credit arm GSO is reportedly looking to raise between $2.5bn and $3bn for its first energy credit fund.

12 March 2015

Kennet in buyout of software company TreeHouse Interactive

abandoned-tree-house-302974-m Tech-focused private equity firm Kennet Partners has taken majority ownership of SaaS company TreeHouse Interactive, together with co-investor and software pro Joe Wang.

12 March 2015

Small-satellite business Spaceflight Industries nets $20m Series B from VC firms

news_cleantech_earth.lrg_ Space products and services business Spaceflight Industries has picked up a $20m Series B financing round led by RRE Venture Capital and Vulcan Capital.

11 March 2015

Meritech leads $30m Series B in SaaS provider Looker

data-binary Meritech Capital has led a weighty $30m Series B financing round in business intelligence platform Locker.

11 March 2015

Wellington, Blackrock in $115m round for SaaS subscription company Zuora

usa-dollar-bills-1431130-m Investment giant Blackrock and Wellington Management Company have joined a $115m funding round to help US software-as-a-service company Zuora expand to new markets.

11 March 2015

Starwood sails past target, closing largest RE fund to date on $5.6bn

sailing-dinghy-1436082-m Private equity firm Starwood Capital Group has closed its Global Opportunity Fund X (SOF X) on its hard cap of around $5.6bn, making it the firm's largest investment vehicle to date.

11 March 2015

Thoma Bravo seals Blue Coat exit through Bain Capital buyout

cyber security Thoma Bravo has agreed to sell computer security business Blue Coat Systems to fellow US private equity firm Bain Capital in an all-cash deal worth about $2.4bn.

11 March 2015

KKR nears $2bn deal for Bain’s Air Medical

CHC helicopter US buyout house KKR is nearing a deal to acquire helicopter ambulance company Air Medical Group Holdings in a $2bn deal, AltAssets understands.

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