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17 April 2015

China ‘critical’ to any Asia-focused private equity portfolio $

tower-at-great-wall-1402683-m Despite Asia Alternatives having a pan-Asia outlook for its latest pool of funds, the firm’s co-founder and managing partner says that China is the core and critical consideration when considering the whole fund.

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.

16 April 2015

Equistone closes Europe Fund V on €2bn hard cap

euros payments Mid-market investor Equistone Partners Europe has closed its fifth Europe fund on €2bn hard cap, AltAssets understands.

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.

16 April 2015

Lindsay Goldberg nears €500m deal for ThyssenKrupp’s alloys company VDM

euros payments Private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg Vogel is reportedly edging closer to buying the loss-making alloys unit VDM from German multinational ThyssenKrupp.

15 April 2015

Menlo matches Fund XI with $400m Fund XII close

road-closed-sign-2-1003255-m Multi-stage venture capital firm Menlo Ventures has closed its twelfth fund on $400m, exactly the same figure that Menlo XI closed on in 2010.

15 April 2015

South Dakota commits $300m to Blackstone Real Estate Fund VIII

mount-rushmore-53533-m The South Dakota Investment Council has reportedly earmarked $300m to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Fund VIII, which is said to have a target of $15bn.

15 April 2015

Florida State, Illinois Teachers’ help Asia Alternatives reach $1.8bn close for FoF IV

garden-temple-1425868-m Private equity fund-of-funds Asia Alternatives has seen 80 per cent of its existing LPs re-up for its Capital Partners IV and related vehicles which have closed on $1.8bn.

14 April 2015

Doughty halts fundraising to focus on maximising returns

stop-brake-halt European private equity firm Doughty Hanson has halted its current fundraising to concentrate on maximising the value of remaining portfolio companies, AltAssets understands.

14 April 2015

EnCap’s LPs upping exposure to energy amid low oil prices, says IR head $

oil well drill Instead of shying away from the comparatively more volatile energy markets, LPs rushed to invest in the tenth oil and gas fund from EnCap Investments, helping the vehicle close on a hefty $6.5bn in less than six months.

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