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private equity, infrastructure, technology, internet, airport
Infra investors must consider new technologies Ardian invests heavily in tech across infra platform “The thing you built today may not be the thing you build way out into the future”: GP A lot can change over the life of a 10-year investment fund. The general partner of an infrastructure vehicle launched in early 2008 […]
Welsh Carson closed previous fund on $3.3 bln in 2016 Fund XIII to pursue deals in healthcare, tech companies Fund XII netting 20 pct IRR Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is back on the market with its 13th fund targeting $3.75 billion, according to LP documents obtained by Buyouts. As with its previous fund, WCAS […]
American Investment Council, Drew Maloney, CFIUS, private equity, tax reform
Drew Maloney comes to AIC from Treasury Congress weighs changes that could affect oversight of foreign, non-control investments Maloney also plans to boost AIC’s membership Incoming American Investment Council President and CEO Drew Maloney expects the early days of his tenure to be marked by proposed changes to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. and […]
Donald Trump, Linda McMahon, Small Business Administration, SBIC, small business, private equity
New fund to raise $200 mln from LPs, $150 mln from the Small Business Administration Fund IX will mark RFE’s first SBIC fund since its 1998 vintage RFE is led by Jim Parsons and Michael Foster RFE Investment Partners set a $300 million target for its ninth flagship fund fund, which the firm plans to […]
Balance Point Capital, Connecticut Office of the State Treasurer, private equity, pension fund
Lance Sauerteig to step down at some point in next two years, to stay on as advisor Firm is targeting $300 mln with a $400 mln hard cap Fund II netting an 18.1 pct IRR Balance Point Capital is targeting $300 million with a $400 million hard cap for its third flagship fund, as one […]
JMI Equity, private equity, software, technology
JMI closed Fund VIII on $1 bln Firm specializes in backing software companies JMI has offices in Baltimore and San Diego JMI Equity is targeting $1.1 billion for its latest flagship fund, according to SEC filings. At $1.1 billion, JMI Equity Fund IX will be only slightly larger than its predecessor, which closed on $1 […]
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, aircraft, leasing, pension fund, private equity, WNG Capital,
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System backs WNG Capital fund for $30 mln Firm specializes in acquiring aircraft WNG’s debut fund netting 14 pct Arkansas Teacher Retirement System is making a foray into the aircraft-leasing business. The $14.6 billion retirement system committed $30 million through its private equity program to a new fund being raised by WNG […]
private equity, Federal Reserve, hedge fund, venture capital
Volcker Rule changes to loosen rules around trading Regulators seek input on definition of what funds should be covered Few, if any, changes expected in Volcker Rule’s treatment of PE investments Federal regulators are pursuing a plan to loosen some of the Volcker Rule’s constraints on proprietary trading, though they leave the treatment of private equity largely […]
Phil Guinand, Permira, private equity
Permira recently exited Magento for $1.68 bln Firm focusing on tech platforms looking to expand Permira closed previous fund on 7.25 bln euros in 2016 Permira recently sold enterprise cloud software company Magento to Adobe for around $1.68 billion. That was a complicated deal. How did Permira take that company from start to finish? It […]
SEC, investment, private equity, law
Form PFs include information about investment strategy, portfolio companies SEC uses forms to collect data, identify enforcement priorities Firms fined $75,000, didn’t admit or deny allegations The SEC censured 13 private investment firms for failing to file timely disclosures about their investment funds, strategies and portfolio companies. Each firm agreed to pay a $75,000 penalty without […]

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