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As the universe of private equity limited partners expands to include massive pools of capital like sovereign wealth funds, firms are working to find ways of satisfying growing appetite for specially tailored accounts that meet specific investment needs.

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PE-backed SunGard Availability Services is coming to market with a $1.275 billion credit in connection with its spinoff from SunGard Data Systems, according to a report from Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corp. Sungard and the spinoff are principally owned by seven private equity firms, including Bain Capital Partners, The Blackstone Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

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