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To get a feel for emerging managers in the market, Buyouts did a roundup of debut and sophomore efforts that have been fundraising this year. We then compiled the top 20 by target size. The largest of all the funds from emerging managers was Searchlight Capital’s second fund. Searchlight Capital II LP is almost halfway toward its goal of raising $1.8 billion — […]
Firm: Pantheon Fund: AMG Pantheon Fund LLC Target: Fund registered to sell $500 mln Pantheon’s new AMG Pantheon Fund marks the manager’s first product built from the ground up for retail investors under the same regulatory regime as publicly traded mutual funds. “It’s intended to be a long-term vehicle for people to come into and let their […]
Private equity is struggling in its battle against strategics to buy companies, according to executives who spoke at the Mergermarket Consumer M&A Forum earlier this month. Strategics, armed with a massive war chest, have a cash advantage in deals, said Eric Roth, a Lazard managing director and head of the firm’s Consumer Retail Group. U.S. non-financial […]
Committed Advisors, the French secondary shop that spun out of AXA Private Equity in 2010, opened its New York office in early October, bringing over one of its partners from Paris to run operations, according to Managing Partner Daniel Benin.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System was expected to complete the sale of a portfolio of private equity interests valued at about $1 billion, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction.
Eric Becker’s first requirement when starting Caretta Partners LLC, a Chicago-based growth private equity firm, was to invest only in companies that matter.
Rainwater died Sunday after battling a brain disorder for years Inspired Barry Volpert to launch Crestview Partners Worked with Ken Hersh on forming NGP Energy Capital Management Family, friends and colleagues will gather Friday to celebrate the life of Richard Rainwater, who has been described as the “godfather of private equity.” Rainwater passed away on September 27, […]
Q3 2015, slideshow, data, Buyouts
Here are the key statistics in private equity fundraising, deals and exits for the third quarter of 2015.
In less than three years, TA Associates is expected to make over 7x its money with the sale of DigiCert Inc, sources said.
Clayton Dubilier & Rice has a crop of new principals it hired this year as it gears up for future growth that could include a focus on tech investing.

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