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Ex-JPMorgan Chase senior exec Watters joins Lightyear Capital as Fund V advisor

Financial services-focused private equity house Lightyear Capital has named former JPMorgan senior exec Kevin Watters as an advisor for its fifth flagship fund.

Peterson Ventures raises $65m third fund after a decade of ‘flying under the radar’

Peterson Ventures, a seed-stage firm which has quietly built up a portfolio including Bonobos, AllBirds and Ethos, has raised $65m for its third fund.

Fierce US-China tensions no obstacle to GGV as firm eyes up to $2bn through...

Sino-US private equity investor GGV Capital is reportedly eyeing $2bn of fresh capital across a trio of new funds amid fierce tensions between the US and China.

Blackstone, NEA help Bright Health to $500m Series E investment round

Blackstone and NEA have helped health insurance company Bright Health close its Series E round on $500m, bringing its total capital raised to $1.5bn.

Newly-crowned Decacorn Robinhood has already raised a new pile of cash from investors

Newly crowned decacorn Robinhood has reportedly jumped straight back in the fundraising market to increase its Series G round to $660m.

L Squared soars past $1bn under management with close of biggest fund yet

L Squared Capital, a California growth investor launched by a pair of Chicago Growth Partners execs, has soared passed $1bn under management with the final close of its biggest fund yet.

Blue Sage Capital doubles previous fund size with $300m Fund III close

Texas buyout house Blue Sage Capital has stormed to a $300m target-beating final close for its third fundraise - double the total it gathered for its previous vehicle.

Japan’s CLSA Capital strikes $450m hard cap for oversubscribed fourth buyout fund

Japan's CLSA Capital has shrugged off market instability due to the coronavirus crisis by hitting a $450m hard cap final close for its heavily oversubscribed fourth fundraise.

Apollo becomes frontrunner for Walmart’s UK supermarket chain Asda after Lone Star pulls out...

Private equity giant Apollo Global is reportedly in pole position for a £6.5bn buyout of Walmart's Uk supermarket chain Asda after fellow buyout house Lone Star Funds apparently pulled out of the race for the business.

Five-strong private equity team leaves Sidley Austin for rival Goodwin Proctor

Law firm Goodwin Proctor has tempted a five-strong private equity team from rival Sidley Austin to join its London practice.

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