Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Venture legal voice Sarah Reed to join MPM Capital from CRV, on the site PE HUB 18 hours, 26 minutes ago
Sarah Reed, long-time general counsel at Charles River Ventures and a well-known legal voice in the venture capital industry, is leaving to join healthcare focused MPM Capital, firm co-founder Ansbert Gadicke […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Exclusive: Blackstone targets $7 bln to $8 bln for next TacOpps fund, on the site PE HUB 18 hours, 34 minutes ago
The Blackstone Group is targeting a total of $7 billion to $8 billion for its second generation Tactical Opportunities fund, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.
Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities funds are a mix of large separate accounts with big investors and a commingled vehicle for smaller LPs. The second generation…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Blackstone eyes mega-fund first close early next year, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 17 hours ago
The Blackstone Group LP is targeting “early 2015” for a first close on its next flagship private equity fund, which has recently started fundraising, according to three people with knowledge of the situation.
Blackstone started contacting limited partners about the launch of Blackstone Capital Partners Fund VII in recent weeks through a call…[Read more]
The Riverside Company has acquired Protexer, Inc., (doing business as Bootie Butler) as an add-on to its team technologies platform. The Knoxville, Tennessee-based company distributes and assembles shoe cover […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Magma Venture, Cedar Fund invest $6 mln in Sentrix, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 18 hours ago
Magma Venture Partners, Cedar Fund, Israel’s Chief Scientist program and company board members have provided $6 million in funding to Sentrix, formerly Foresight-Air, a website security company. Along with the […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Landmark to buy $29 mln of investments from Aberdeen International, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 18 hours ago
Landmark Partners is buying a strip of investments in public and private companies from publicly traded investment and merchant bank Aberdeen International for $29 million.
Landmark is slated to pay an […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Hellman flies through mega-fundraising on Fund VIII, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 17 hours ago
We’re witnessing an epic mega-fundraising.
Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners VIII is essentially done fundraising and oversubscribed by “several billion dollars,” according to three limited partners.
The firm has had to cut back commitment sizes for some LPs, and to turn away others who tried to get space in the fund, the LPs said. The…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Hudson Clean Energy raises $90 mln to support portfolio, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 18 hours ago
Hudson Clean Energy has raised a $90 million credit facility underwritten by an existing limited partner for its flagship fund. The funds will be used to support three Hudson portfolio companies: Element Power […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Ridgemont closes investment in The Cook & Boardman Group, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 18 hours ago
Ridgemont Equity Partners has closed a majority investment in Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based The Cook & Boardman Group, which distributes commercial metal and wood doors, door frames, door hardware and […]
H.I.G. Growth Partners has sold a majority of its investment in video advertising platform SpotXchange to RTL Group. H.I.G. Growth’s John Kim will remain on SpotXchange’s board.
H.I.G. Growth […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, KKR agrees to invest $164.2 mln in Indian infrastructure development company, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 18 hours ago
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has agreed to provide $164.2 million of structured long-term financing to Indian infrastructure development company GMR Holdings, the holding company for GMR Infrastructure. The deal is […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, CalPERS hires Mahboob Hossain to lead four-person co-invest team, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 17 hours ago
There’s a new head of co-investing at CalPERS.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which manages some $300 billion in assets, has hired Mahboob Hossain as a senior portfolio manager to oversee co-investments made alongside private equity fund managers, Joe DeAnda, a spokesman for the system, confirmed to peHUB. Hossain started…[Read more]
David Robbins, a managing director at H.I.G. Bayside Capital, has left the firm, joining a group of managing directors who have departed in the past few years, according to two people with knowledge of the […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Bain Capital’s Atento seeks IPO valuation of up to $1.6 bln: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
Spanish call center operator Atento SA IPO-ATTO.N, owned by private equity firm Bain Capital Partners LLC, said it expected its initial public offering to be priced $19-$22 per share, valuing the company at up to $1.60 billion.
At the top end of the expected price range, the IPO is likely to raise about $321.8 million.…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Empeiria Capital completes buy of JL Bryan Equipment & Lease Services, Tank Partners, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
Empeiria Capital has completed the acquisition of JL Bryan Equipment & Lease Services, Inc. and Tank Partners. JL Bryan Equipment & Lease Services makes storage tanks and pressure valves used to separate and store […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Matrix Partners, NetEase lead $3 mln seed round in AssetAvenue, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
Matrix Partners and NetEase led a $3 million seed funding round in AssetAvenue, an online peer-to-peer commercial real estate investment and borrowing platform. Additional investors in the funding include Vectr […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, ARCH Ventures leads $20 mln Series A funding in Scholar Rock, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
ARCH Venture Partners has led a $20 million Series A funding in Scholar Rock, a biopharmaceutical company. Other participants in the funding include founding investors Polaris Partners and Timothy Springer, as […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Private equity diversifies product offering in LatAm: LAVCA, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 17 hours ago
The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association last week revealed first half 2014 fundraising numbers that indicate a resurgence in the region. PeHUB took some time and chatted with Cate Ambrose, […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, CCMP agrees to buy part of Carlyle’s stake in PQ Holdings, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 17 hours ago
CCMP Capital Advisors has agreed to invest in PQ Holdings, a specialty chemical business for the consumer, oil and gas, transportation safety, specialty plastics and industrial markets. CCMP has agreed to acquire […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Nautic Partners invests in All Metro Health Care Services, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 17 hours ago
Nautic Partners has invested in All Metro Health Care Services, a home care agency providing services like light housekeeping, homemaking, bathing and grooming to seniors and high-needs individuals. Healthcare […]
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