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Oregon State Enters High Tech Buyout Fray

By Staff Report — 19 years ago

Oregon State Treasury is betting big on technology buyouts. The $35 billion pension recently committed $100 million to Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and a total of $350 million to two Texas Pacific Group funds which will jointly target buyouts in the tech sector, among other sectors. Thomas Weisel has set a cap of more than […]

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Hamilton Lane takes back-seat as investors question role

By Staff Report — 19 years ago

Standard Life Investments held an August first close for European Strategic Partners (ESP), the euro1 billion-target fund-of-funds vehicle it launched last November. The format of ESP has been somewhat refined since initial plans for the fund were announced last spring, highlighting the increasingly sophisticated approach investing institutions – particularly in Europe – are bringing to […]

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HarbourVest Sails On With $2B Fund-of-Funds

By Staff Report — 20 years ago

HarbourVest Partners, LLC is marketing its sixth fund-of-funds targeting U.S. investments. The launch is significant because it signals HarbourVest’s further movement away from committing to buyout partnerships and direct deals. If it reaches its $2 billion target, HarbourVest Private Equity Partners VI, L.P. is planning to invest $500 million in larger buyout funds, $250 million […]

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Florida Sends Cash To Fuel Liberty Activity

By Staff Report — 20 years ago

Last year’s credit crunch created such a boom in business for Liberty Partners that it asked for and received an additional $200 million last month from its sole limited partner, the Florida State Board of Administration. Florida now has committed $800 million to the New York buyout firm, said Peter Bennett, president of Liberty. Mr. […]

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Standard Life and Hamilton Lane Join for GBP650 Million Fund-of-Funds

By Staff Report — 20 years ago

Institutions seeking exposure to international private equity will soon be able to draw on the combined experience of two of the most experienced players in the market, following the announcement of a partnership between Standard Life and Hamilton Lane Advisors. Standard Life will this year launch a fund-of-funds together with Hamilton Lane, which will act […]

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