Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Tony James: Blackstone scales through new ideas, products, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 20 hours ago
Limited partners these days are a finicky bunch.
Investors in alternative assets want different things, and this has driven big firms like Blackstone Group to develop new products tailored to specific […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Bamboo Finance raises $31 mln for investments in low income communities, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 20 hours ago
Bamboo Finance has held a first close on $31 million for its second fund that invests in financial institutions that target areas excluded from global financial services. Bamboo Financial Inclusion Fund II, which […]
Post Oak Energy Capital has made a $150 million commitment to PetroEdge Energy IV, a Houston-headquartered oil and gas company. PetroEdge’s management co-invested alongside Post Oak.
Post Oak […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, CalPERS splashes market with $1 bln private equity portfolio, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 19 hours ago
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System shook up the industry earlier this year when it said it would dramatically slash its number of private equity relationships.
Now it appears that CalPERS, which had total assets of $293 billion as of Jan. 31, has started the process of chopping down its bulky private equity portfolio.
It is…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Mannion, Miller to move into advisory roles at Summit, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
Two senior executives at Summit Partners will step back from day-to-day activity as the firm moves ahead with fundraising for its next flagship vehicle.
Marty Mannion and Harrison Miller will move into senior […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Khosla Ventures, Drive Capital lead $15 mln funding in CrossChx, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 18 hours ago
Khosla Ventures and Drive Capital have led a $15 million Series B funding round in CrossChx, a global patient identification company. Keith Rabois, partner at Khosla Ventures, will join CrossChx’s board. CrossChx […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Insight Venture leads $95 mln Series D funding in Docker, Inc, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Insight Venture Partners has led a $95 million Series D funding round in Docker, Inc, an open platform for developers and administrators to build and run applications. Other participants in the funding include […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Index Ventures leads $30 mln funding in Skyport Systems, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Index Ventures has led a $30 million Series B funding round in Skyport Systems Inc, a cyber security company. Other participants in the funding include Intel Capital and existing investor Sutter Hill Ventures. […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, LiveOak, Chevron Technology invest $7 mln in NSS Labs, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
LiveOak Venture Partners and Chevron Technology Ventures have invested $7 million in additional equity and debt in NSS Labs Inc, an information technology research and advisory business. As part of the funding, […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Levine Leichtman acquires Hand and Stone Franchise Corp, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has acquired Hand and Stone Franchise Corp, partnering with management on the deal. Hand and Stone is a franchisor in the massage and facial spa industry with more than 200 […]
Partech Ventures has led a $7 million Series A funding round in PLAE, a lifestyle brand for children. Other participants in the funding include Floodgate, Western Technology Investment, Finn Capital, Cherubic […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Recruit Strategic Partners leads $10 mln funding in 99designs, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Recruit Strategic Partners has led a $10 million Series B funding round in 99designs, a marketplace for graphic design. Accel, which led the company’s 2011 Series A funding, has re-invested and added partner Rob […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, .406 Ventures leads $3.11 mln Series A funding in Bedrock Data, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Bedrock Data, a data integration platform for businesses, has raised $3.11 million in Series A funding led by .406 Ventures. The company has officially launched after more than a year of development.
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, ArcLight acquires petroleum storage company Pyramid, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
ArcLight Capital Partners’-backed Penn Products Terminals has acquired Pyramid, formerly Petroleum Products Corporation, a petroleum pipeline terminals and logistics business. Pyramid runs 12 refined products […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Asia Alternatives raises $1.8 bln across several funds, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 19 hours ago
Asia Alternatives has closed its fourth fund-of-funds, along with a side vehicle focused on investments outside of Japan, on $1 billion. The funds beat their initial $750 million target.
Total capital raised across various related funds, including the fourth flagship fund-of-funds, came in at more than $1.8 billion, the firm said in a…[Read more]
Despite turmoil in the energy sector, Quantum Energy Partners is about to close its sixth fund on its hard cap, and possibly more, according to a person with knowledge of the fundraising.
Quantum is set to hold […]
Mitsui & Co. has led the first tranche of a $12 million Series C funding round in Stem, Inc, which provides energy storage. The investment will help Stem build out its grid services.
Mitsui & […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Trinity Hunt Partners buys stake in America’s Auto Auction, on the site PE HUB 4 days, 20 hours ago
Trinity Hunt Partners has acquired a majority stake in America’s Auto Auction, a wholesale automobile auction company. Trinity plans to partner with America’s Auto Auction CEO Ben Lange and CFO Dustin Miller to […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Bain Capital hires former Massachusetts governor for impact investing, on the site PE HUB 4 days, 20 hours ago
Bain Capital has hired Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to launch an impact investing business. Patrick starts at Bain Capital today, the firm said in a statement.
Patrick will lead the business and […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, MVM Life Science Partners leads 10 mln euros funding in Onbone, on the site PE HUB 4 days, 20 hours ago
MVM Life Science Partners has led a 10 million euros funding round in Onbone, which develops casting technology materials from wood and biodegradable material. Finnish Industry Investment participated in the […]
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