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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

Euro Fundraising and Investment Up in 2011

The European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has published its annual activity survey, demonstrating robust a fundraising and investment environment. The EVCA Yearbook 2012 reports that 40 billion euros ($51.4 billion) was raised in Europe last year, the highest fundraising level seen since 2008 and an 80% increase on 2010. PRESS RELEASE Today, the […]

Scorecard: San Francisco Builds A Winning PE Portfolio

In a city known for cultivating teams with winning records, be it the Giants or the 49ers, the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System has built a private equity portfolio whose performance tops anything I’ve come across. The diversified, 249-fund portfolio, dating back to 1987, has achieved an overall investment multiple of 1.65x as of June […]

Michael Greeley: Ring Out the Old Year

On the heels of the fundraising data for 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the NVCA released the 4Q 2011 and full year VC investment data. It was yet another year when VC’s invested ($28.4 billion in 3,673 companies) meaningfully more than we raised ($18.2 billion by 169 funds) – and as I have said in the past, […]

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Returns Scorecard: 10 Top Funds of Funds: CORRECTED

Back in 2008 and 2009 I took an in-depth look at the performance of funds of funds and, well, found them lacking. I raised the question of whether they were worth the added layer of management fees and, in many cases, carried interest. This year I revisit the subject with a larger, 80-fund, pre-vintage 2007 […]

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