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Need To Sell, a feature in Buyouts magazine, is a mini-profile of a company that, judging by how long its been in its sponsor’s portfolio, should be ripe for a sale and hence a potential deal opportunity. This is an updated version that ran in the Aug. 13 edition. –BV For a sponsor looking to buy […]
Platte River has raised more than $190 million for its third fund, and changed its name to better reflect its strategy.
Allan Weinstein has left Lincolnshire Management after almost 18 years to be a managing partner at CAI Private Equity, a smaller shop known primarily for deals in Canada. He will be based in New York. For Lincolnshire, the move represents the loss of one of its senior investment professionals and a leader of the firm’s […]
Cleveland-based private equity shop Primus Capital has raised approximately $273.2 million for its seventh fund, Buyouts reported earlier today, citing a July regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm is trying to raise $400 million for Primus Capital Fund VII LP, according to the filing. That suggests the firm has increased its […]
Lincolnshire announced its second deal in a week after going a year without making a new acquisition.
The Carlyle Group will generate “roughly 4x” the capital it invested in UC4 Software, the Austrian company it has agreed to sell to Swedish buyout firm EQT Partners, Buyouts reported earlier today, citing a source close to the firm.   Such a return would be exceptional for Carlyle (or any firm, for that matter), whose […]
In a welcome sign for buyout firms raising funds, investment advisory firm Fund Evaluation Group has raised more than $120 million so far for its first fund of funds.
Lincolnshire Management, considered a top-performing private equity firm, has made its first acquisition in a year.
Kevin Landry’s retirement from TA Associates, the Boston-based firm he helped build for 45 years, has been in the works for about 10 years, Buyouts reported yesterday, citing an interview with Managing Director Brian Conway.   The Boston Globe reported on Landry’s retirement in a lengthy Aug. 5 profile. Landry is 68 and has been […]
Sun Capital Partners expects to start raising its sixth fund in September and hopes to wrap most of the effort sometime in December,  Buyouts reports, citing two sources.   The firm is seeking to raise $3 billion but will raise as much as $3.5 billion if there’s enough demand. In earlier funds, the Boca Raton, […]

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