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24 April 2015

KKR’s Petraeus gets 2 years’ probation, $100,000 fine

David_H._Petraeus_square Chairman of KKR Global Institute and former US military commander and CIA director David Petraeus has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay a$100,000 fine after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information.

24 April 2015

KKR looking to launch new US fund

new york3_lrg New York-based private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co is looking to hit the fundraising trail later this year, two years since its last vehicle.

24 April 2015

Jasper Ridge helps IVP close biggest venture fund to date on $1.4bn

money pile capital cash dollar California-based Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) has scored $1.4bn for its fifteenth fund, which will be used to make later-stage venture capital and growth equity investments.

23 April 2015

Wellington, Redmile back $56m for cancer fighting company Jounce

lab-work-803087-m Venture capital investors Wellington Management Company, Redmile Group and Nextech Invest have backed a $56m Series B round for cancer immunotherapeutics developer Jounce Therapuetics.

23 April 2015

Longworth joins existing backers in Swirl Networks’ $18m round

shopping-442708-m Longworth Venture Partners has joined existing investors in mobile marketing platform Swirl Networks’ $18m Series C round.

23 April 2015

Antin increases stake in gas transporter CATS to 99 per cent

gas-pipes-370311-m UK-based Antin Infrastructure Partners has agreed to increase its stake in the Central Area Transmission System to 99 per cent after buying an additional 36 per cent stake from BP.

23 April 2015

KKR reports 4.9 per drop in first-quarter profit

money-in-hand-1037536-m Private equity major KKR relied on proceeds from private equity asset sales to offset most credit investment losses, reporting 4.9 per cent year-on-year drop in first-quarter profit.

23 April 2015

Oberland Capital claims $425m for debut royalty, credit healthcare fund

healthcare vaccination Healthcare-focused investment firm Oberland Capital has held a $425m final close for its first royalty and credit fund after heavy oversubscription

23 April 2015

UPDATE: Silver Lake spinout Sumeru launches $600m-targeting tech fund

thunderstorm-on-lake-1429317-m Global private equity investor Sumeru Equity Partners has launched a private equity fund with a target of $600m.

23 April 2015

North Carolina pension launches second state-focused investment fund

dollar The $88.8bn North Carolina Retirement System has launched a second fund targeting private equity investments and companies based in the state.

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