Global buyout giant Apollo has promoted senior partner Matt Michelini to head of Asia-Pacific, to oversee the firm’s investment and non-investment activities and external relationships in the region. He will continue in his role as global co-head of Apollo Hybrid Value and support the growth of Apollo’s private equity business in Asia, the firm said.
Ara Partners, a specialist buyout firm focuses on industrial decarbonization investments has closed Ara Fund II with $1.1bn of investments, almost triple the size of its $400m predecessor Fund I. The oversubscribed fund is also just shy of reaching two times its initial target of $650m.
Housatonic Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on investing in recurring services companies, has sealed a deal for cloud and digital transformation services business Veridic Solutions.
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