Iowa Regents sees success with funds of funds: VCJ

A relatively small handful of LPs rely almost exclusively on funds of funds to pick their venture and private equity fund managers, but few can claim the kind of initial success that the Iowa Board of Regents is seeing with its modest private equity and venture capital portfolio, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reports.


Growth equity an eclectic mix at Hawaii ERS: VCJ

The growth equity portfolio at the Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System is an eclectic mix of small-scale later stage funds and massive multi-billion capital pools with a broad, balanced approach. Results are reasonably good.


Bubble-year funds struggle to get ahead: VCJ

Many bubble-year funds still struggle to turn the corner. This is the case at the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii, where mixed results describe a portfolio of 23 funds with vintages of 1998, 1999 and 2000.


Bubble-era funds still struggle for gains: VCJ

Venture distributions have been up nicely for the past couple of years, with returns coming not just to contemporary funds but to those from bubble-era vintages that often badly need them.
Still, progress is slow in many cases.

Abbott Capital Raising Its 2013 Vehicle

Abbott Capital Management, a New York based fund-of-funds manager, is raising its newest, Abbott Capital Private Equity Investors 2013 LP, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Incline Equity, PNC Spin-Out, Labors To Raise First Fund

Incline Equity Partners, a spin-out from PNC Financial Services, appears to be laboring to wrap up fundraising on its first stand-alone fund, Incline Equity Partners III LP, according recently filed data with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm, which spun out from PNC in 2011, raised $142.8 million as of the October filing, well shy of the $300 million goal that the firm set…

New York City Commits $600M to Ares, Trilantic, Palladium

New York City’s five pension funds made $600 million in fresh commitments to three private equity funds, according to a spokesman for the New York City Comptroller’s Bureau of Asset Management, which manages their assets. As of June 30, 2012, the five pensions had combined assets of $122 billion. The three new commitments are $300 […]


Swander Pace Targets $450M For Fund V

Swander Pace Capital, a lower-to-mid-market buyout firm specializing in consumer products companies, has begun raising a new fund, Swander Pace Capital V LP, a person familiar with the offering told Buyouts, peHUB’s sister magazine. The fund has a $450 million target. Founded in 1996, Swander Pace has offices in San Francisco and Bedminster, N.J., and […]

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