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Carlyle Group, technology, Europe, private equity
Thoma Bravo closed latest flagship on $12.6 bln cap CETP III raised €656 mln in 2014 45 pct of CETP IV’s investors from outside Europe Carlyle Group needed only three months to raise its latest lower-middle-market technology fund. Fundraising for the one-and-done pool began in October, said Mike Arpey, Carlyle’s global head of IR. CETP […]
Depart, quit, leave, departure, quitting, leaving
Williams resigned from Twin Brook last year Co-founder has been on indefinite leave since spring Departure didn’t trigger key-man clauses for Fund II or III: source Twin Brook Capital Partners co-founder and Partner Chris Williams has stepped down from the middle-market lender, according to a source. Williams resigned from Twin Brook last year and his departure was […]
Equus Capital Fund, private equity, real estate
Equus Fund XI is seeking $350 mln Equus Capital Fund X closed on $375 mln in 2015 Equus invests in apartments, offices, industrial and retail properties Equus Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm, expects to complete marketing for its 11th fund by mid-2019, a source said. Equus Investment Partnership XI LP is seeking $350 […]
Freeman & Co, Tony Seto, Berkshire Capital, fintech, lawsuit, private equity
Freeman sued Seto in April 2018, alleging he stole trade secrets Seto joined Freeman in January 2017 as co-head of fintech Seto resigned from Freeman in March Freeman & Co’s lawsuit against Tony Seto, the fintech banker who was accused of stealing trade secrets from the investment bank, has been dismissed. Parties involved in the […]
Roche joined GTCR in 1996 In the mid-1990s, Roche had to explain what private equity was to execs or companies The Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots to win Superbowl XX in January 1986 Collin Roche joined the Chicago buyout shop in 1996. He heads GTCR’s financial services and technology group. How has fintech evolved […]
Lovell Minnick Partners, private equity
Lovell Minnick V has already raised $750.4 mln Evercore is placement agent for Fund V Firm acquired SRS Acquiom earlier this month Lovell Minnick Partners has officially launched its latest flagship fund. The Radnor, Pennsylvania, private equity firm is seeking $1 billion for Lovell Minnick Equity Partners V LP, a Nov. 21 SEC filing shows. The […]
Masters of Business Administration, MBA, education
Landmark’s Creed says a CFA may have more impact Female execs make up a mere 17.9 pct of PE industry: Preqin Some women are not interviewing for PE roles Business school remains important for candidates looking to get a private equity job, but the industry has become more flexible and the MBA is not the […]
private equity, pension fund, Florida State Board of Administration, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, New York State Teachers’ Retirement System, Texas Employees Retirement System
Ex-Austin Ventures executives launched Tritium in 2013 Tritium Fund II will follow same strategy as Fund I Tritium has put GIACT Systems up for sale Tritium Partners, the Austin private equity firm founded by former Austin Ventures executives, is out marketing its second fund. The firm is seeking $375 million for its latest flagship, according […]
Ben Savage, Clocktower Technology Ventures, venture capital, private equity, fintech
Few VC-backed fintech public companies at moment GPs are returning to LPs for more capital quickly Fintech startups starting to rebundle financial services. Ben Savage of Clocktower Technology Ventures, a noted fintech investor, is responsible for Clocktower’s private-market activities. The Santa Monica, California, VC has funded companies such as Embroker, MoneyLion, Currency, CircleUp, Papaya and bread. What […]
Thompson Street Capital Partners, Jim Cooper, Bob Dunn, private equity
Thompson Street Fund V raised $1.15 bln in July Thompson Street Fund IV closed on $640 mln in 2015 Wilkins joined Thompson Street in June from Abraaj Group The biggest obstacle for Jim Cooper, who founded Thompson Street Capital Partners in 2000, isn’t the high-priced deal market or fears of a downturn. The hardest thing […]

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