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Billionaire Elon Musk commits to Valor Equity’s third fund

Valor Equity Partners LP has drawn in $390 million in commitments for its third buyout fund, ahead of the $350 million offering amount listed on a regulatory filing, with support from billionaire Elon Musk, a source familiar with the firm told Buyouts. (Subscribers, click on the headline to read the story.)

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Steve Young to PE pros: Huddle, embrace competition

Sharing wisdom gleaned as a senior executive at HGGC after his years as a Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Steve Young told private equity pros to huddle, embrace change and challenge themselves to find out how good they can be.


How a strategic bidder beat sponsors for Tribeca Oven: Buyouts

Tribeca Oven CEO Marc Essenfeld said the rapidly growing artisan bread maker seriously considered a private equity buyer when it moved to sell itself, but the New Jersey-based company went with a strategic buyer instead, according to sister magazine Buyouts.


Goldman whittles $1 bln from Volcker Rule portfolio: Buyouts

Goldman Sachs Group trimmed $1 billion in the first half of the year from alternative funds subject to the Volcker Rule, bringing the total figure down to $8 billion, according to recent comments by the marquee investment bank and private equity fund manager.

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