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Welsh Carson exits buy-side data management business AIM to SimCorp in €60m deal

Private equity house Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe has exited buy-side data management business AIM to trade buyer SimCorp in a €60m deal.

WCAS raises $254m for co-investment fund XIII

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has registered more than $250m of capital commitments for its 13th co-investment fund.

CalPERS sets aside $1.1bn for IVP, PAG and KKR private equity funds

The California Public Employees' Retirement System has named funds managed by Insight Venture Partners, PAG and KKR among recipients of $1.1bn of commitments.

KKR investment gives FinTech business OneStream $1bn-plus valuation

Private equity major KKR has given OneStream Software a valuation of more than $1bn by investing in the company through its buyout and growth funds.

Fundraising flurry sweeps Welsh Carson towards its biggest ever vehicle

A flurry of LP commitments have helped US private equity player Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe reach about $3.5bn for its ongoing Fund XIII raise, just a few months after its summer launch.

Welsh Carson among winners in latest CalPERS commitments

The California Public Employees' Retirement System has committed $400m to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XIII.

WCAS company makes offer for Abzena, values at £34.4m

Astro Bidco – a Welsh Carson, Anderson & Stowe portfolio business – has made an offer for biopharmaceutical services company Abzena, valuing it at £34.4m.

UPDATE: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe strikes $2.8bn first close for Fund XIII

New-York buyout house Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has raised over $2.8bn for the first close of its latest flagship fund and related vehicles, AltAssets can reveal.

New State Capital staffs up following oversubscribed $255m Fund II close

New State Capital Partners has followed the recent $255m final close of its second fund by bringing in four new executives.

TPG, Welsh Carson team with Humana Inc for $1.4bn Curo Health Services buyout

TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe have teamed up with NYSE-listed Humana Inc to buy hospice operator Curo Health Services for about $1.4bn.

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