Caisse looks to sell $800M of private equity funds

Canadian pension fund manager Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec intends to sell almost $800 million in private equity funds, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The funds come in the form of buyout and venture-capital funds. According to the WSJ, the deal may be completed with third-party financing. It also points out that Caisse backs managers including Accel Partners, AXA Private Equity, Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Wynnchurch Capital, BC Partners and Genstar Capital. More here …

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