One of the highly anticipated names in the private equity fundraising market this year is American Industrial Partners, which is expected to come back to market with its sixth fund.
The firm has been talking to […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Mavor Lane leads $750K seed funding in LandlordStation, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 6 hours ago
Mavor Lane has led a $750,000 seed investment in LandlordStation, which provides online tools for landlords to manage property. LandlordStation plans to use the funding to grow its marketing, which has mostly been […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, BlackRock, First Reserve partner on Mexican natural gas pipeline deal, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 6 hours ago
BlackRock and First Reserve have partnered with a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos to buy about 45 percent of the equity interest in two natural gas pipelines — Los Ramones Phase II North and Los Ramones Phase […]
Wind Point Partners has acquired Gehl Foods, which produces aseptic dairy products. As part of the deal, Wind Point is installing Eric Beringause as chief executive officer, to replace Katherine Gehl. Gehl […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, CVCI-spinout Australis prepares debut Latin America fund, on the site PE HUB 6 days ago
Australis Partners, a spin-out from the former Citi Venture Capital International, is preparing to hit the market with its debut fund for investments in Latin America, according to two people with knowledge of the […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Firms race to raise capital for energy credit opportunities, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 5 hours ago
There is a mini-race of sorts in the private equity fundraising market: At least five firms of varying sizes have launched, or are preparing to launch, funds focused on energy credit investments.
The energy […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Greycroft’s Sigalow talks bubbles, term sheets and moving the needle, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 2 days ago
Ian Sigalow, co-founder and partner at Greycroft Partners, gave a speech at Columbia Business School’s Private Equity and Venture Capital conference earlier this month, where he mentioned the words that shall not […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Buyouts Snapshot: Obama buddy Nesbitt closes in on $300 mln for debut fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 2 days ago
The Vistria Group, co-founded by Marty Nesbitt, a longtime friend of President Barack Obama, has drawn commitments in the high $200 million range toward a $350 million goal, according to a source.
The Chicago-based firm reportedly had a $500 million target when it launched in 2013, but no official goal has ever been released…[Read more]
BIP Capital has led a $2 million Series D funding round in Achievelt, a software provider for business management. Funding also included BIP advisor-partners.
AchieveIt, the leading provider of […]
Audax Group has agreed to acquire AllOver Media. Minneapolis, Minn-based AllOver Media operates an out-of-home advertising platform. BMO Harris, Webster Bank and BB&T Capital Mezzanine is providing financing for […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Clearlake hits fundraising trail without one of its founders, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 3 days ago
Clearlake Capital Group is moving forward with its next fundraising without one of its founders, Steve Chang, who has left the firm, according to three people with knowledge of the firm.
Chang co-founded […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Former Eastman Kodak CEO George Fisher retires from KKR, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 4 days ago
George Fisher, who once worried that government stimulus during the financial crisis could cause “another wave of abuse and greed,” has retired as a senior advisor from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Sageview touts growth strategy as it markets Fund II, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 5 days ago
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts-spinout Sageview Capital is talking up its growth investing strategy as it seeks $750 million for its second core fund, according to two sources with knowledge of the fundraising.
It is not clear if Fund II is officially in the market. But the firm has been meeting with potential investors since last year, said one of…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Feedback: Addressing the gender gap in private equity, venture capital, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
We’ve received a lot of feedback to the column “Let’s see some fireworks” about the gender gap in private equity and venture capital. Below is a collection of your responses. We here at peHUB appreciate all your thoughts on this issue and hope you keep the responses coming — this is a discussion we want to keep going:
Christine: “I actually…[Read more]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Carlyle nears $1.3 bln on second energy mezzanine fund, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
The Carlyle Group is approaching a second close on its second energy mezzanine fund on around $1.3 billion, according to two people with knowledge of the fundraising.
The second close is expected toward the end […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, OpenView Venture hires Kyle Lacy as marketing strategy head, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
OpenView Venture Partners has hired Kyle Lacy as head of marketing strategy. Lacy joined from Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud, where he worked as director of global content marketing.
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Raine Ventures leads $6.5 mln funding in StarMaker, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Raine Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series B funding round in StarMaker, a music talent platform. Other participants in the funding round included Crosscut Ventures, Three Bridge Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Spring Lake Equity leads $24 mln funding in NetBase, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Spring Lake Equity Partners has led a $24 million Series E funding in NetBase, a social media analytics company. Other participants in the funding round included Thomvest Ventures, Altos Ventures and WestSummit […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Blackstone’s GSO targets up to $3 bln for first energy credit fund, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The Blackstone Group’s credit shop, GSO Capital Partners, is targeting $2.5 billion to $3 billion for its debut energy credit fund, according to two sources with knowledge of the fund.
The fund is officially in […]
A high-profile sexual discrimination trial happening right now pitting Ellen Pao against her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has turned a spotlight on what many believe is a culture of sexism in Silicon Valley.
With this trial as a backdrop, I attended a panel called “Bridging the Gender Gap: Women in PE/VC” last week at…[Read more]
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