The multi-strategy private equity firm H.I.G. Capital LLC announced that it has closed its latest flagship buyout fund, H.I.G. Capital Partners V, at its $1 billion cap, sister magazine Buyouts reported. Miami-based H.I.G. Capital has dedicated funds and teams devoted to a number of specific strategies, including mid-market buyouts, growth equity, bio-sciences, real estate, special [...]
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The closely guarded performance of some top-tier venture capital funds in which the University of California invested a portion of its $10.65 billion endowment must become public, a judge said on Monday, Reuters reported. No information will come out immediately. The court is giving the university a stay until March 11 to allow the regents a chance to appeal.
Sequoia Capital generated positive investment returns for its 1999 and 2000 funds, defying a period of financial turmoil that doomed most dot-com era venture funds, peHUB has learned.
The University of California found its way back into a Sequoia Capital fund last year after spending eight years in an investment-barred wilderness.
The University of California could be forced to disclose closely guarded information on the investment performance of venture capital funds managed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital after a judge last week allowed a lawsuit over the issue to move forward.
Top Hub Posts this Week Focus on Dallas Shindig, a Slowdown in Distributions to U.C. from KP and Sequoia and VCs Cashing in on IPOs
Here are the 10 posts that garnered the most unique pageviews from peHUB’s regular readers from Nov. 14 to Nov. 18. A photo slideshow of our Dallas Shindig topped the list, followed by an analysis of how Kleiner’s and Sequoia’s distributions to the University of California have slowed down and a look at the VCs that made bank on IPOs this week.
ONE: Slideshow: Howdy, Dallas Shindigers! – by Lawrence Aragon
TWO: How UC’s Distributions from Kleiner and Sequoia Have Slowed Since 2003 (slideshow) – by Mark Boslet
THREE: VCs Could Cash in on Angie’s List and 4 Other IPOs this Week (slideshow) – by Lawrence Aragon
FOUR: Scorecard: American Buyout Shops In Europe – by David Toll
FIVE: Why Great Entrepreneurs Take Big Risks And Sometimes Get Fired – by Ben Smith
SIX: Slideshow: Permira Ramps Up U.S. Activity – by Bernard Vaughan
SEVEN: One to Watch: Manu Kumar of K9 Ventures – by Connie Loizos
EIGHT: Summify CEO: U.S. Immigration Issues Drove Us to Vancouver – by Connie Loizos
NINE: Top 10 U.S. Buyout and Mezz Fundraisings YTD (subscribers only) – by Angela Sormani
TEN: Slideshow: Top 10 Global Cleantech Funds Raised YTD (subscribers only) – by Angela Sormani
The University of California has seen cash distributions from Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers decline over the past eight years, as dot-com era investments apparently haven’t been able to match the spectacular returns from earlier funds, according to peHUB’s analysis of data provided by the university system. PeHUB sought performance data for [...]
University of California Coddles KP and Sequoia; Has Not Disclosed Individual Fund Performance Data for 8 Years
The University of California Board of Regents for eight years has not received or publicly disclosed individual fund performance data for the 20 Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers funds it holds, though it regularly publishes the data for the rest of the more than 60 funds in its venture portfolio, according to [...]
Time to catch up on your reading. Here are the 10 most popular posts among peHUB’s regular readers for Oct. 3 to Oct. 7.
One: Slideshow: UTIMCO in 17 Active Funds with IRRs > 25% – by Lawrence Aragon
Two: Union Square, Other Early Stage Tech VCs Kick Ass for UTIMCO (slideshow) – by Lawrence Aragon
Three: Slideshow: European Fund-of-Funds Build Up U.S. Offices – by Angela Sormani
Four: Slideshow: PE-Backed M&A Jumps in Q3 and Here’s the Top 5 Deals – by Luisa Beltran
Five: Slideshow: More LBO Targets in the CRO Market – by Bernard Vaughan
Six: Promising Portfolios: Asset Values Top Contributed Capital In Recent Cal Regents Venture Funds (Slideshow) – by Mark Boslet
Seven: Infographic: PE vs. VC in Battle of Compensation – by David Toll
Eight: How Will You Remember Steve Jobs? – by Lawrence Aragon
Nine: Comvest Group Lands $580M Fund – by staff
Ten: A Pension Fund Does Away with the Middleman: the VC – by Connie Loizos
Week’s Top 10 Hub Posts Focus on IRRs for Cal Regents, More Groupon Troubles and Partying Like It’s 1999
It’s Friday! Time to catch up on your reading. Here are the 10 most popular posts among peHUB’s regular readers for Sept. 26 to Sept. 30.
ONE: Bottled Up Liquidity: Ten Cal Regents Funds with High Portfolio Values and Often Low Liquidity (slideshow) – by Mark Boslet
TWO: Slideshow: Top-Performing PE/VC Funds For State of Florida (subscribers only) – by David Toll
THREE: Analyst: Groupon Now Risks ‘Self-Reinforcing Path to Insolvency’ – by Connie Loizos
FOUR: After F8, a Dot-Com Boom Scaled Party – by Alexei Oreskovic, Reuters
FIVE: Harvard and Stanford Nearly Make Up Financial Crisis Losses – by Gregory Roth
SIX: As Groupon’s Fortunes Shift, Chicago Sticks By It – by Connie Loizos
SEVEN: Carlyle’s Sarkozy: The Financial Crisis of 2008 Never Ended – by Luisa Beltran
EIGHT: Andreessen’s Jeff Jordan On Valuations, IPOs And Young Founders (subscribers only) – by Mark Boslet
NINE: CapitalSource Revs Up Lending in Middle Market – by Steve Bills
TEN: Reuters: Groupon Restates Revenue, Loses COO – by Alexei Oreskovic, Reuters