June 17, 2022
The prospect of fewer deals and a tough economic environment for portfolio companies cast a pall over the SuperReturn private equity conference in Berlin.
June 10, 2022
PE has traditionally been the domain of institutional backers, but now another class of investors—the mass affluent—is making its presence felt.
June 7, 2022
Clairmont Capital is targeting $150 million for its fourth GP co-investment fund, a vehicle that provides part of the capital a GP is required to contribute to JV real estate deals.
June 2, 2022
Healthcare dealmaking remained steady entering this year, with the first quarter headlined by mammoth buyouts targeting sizable companies.
May 26, 2022
A tighter policy environment is putting downward pressure on risk assets and causing PE returns to normalize after several standout quarters.
May 23, 2022
Oil and gas deals were on the mend during the first quarter of the year as private equity investors increasingly took advantage of market volatility and rising energy prices.
May 13, 2022
A total of five European private equity mega-funds—vehicles valued over $5 billion—hit a final close in 2021 with a combined €44.1 billion (about $45.9 billion) in commitments, representing almost half of the total €90.4 billion raised by PE funds in the region.
April 25, 2022
A recent flurry of private equity mega-funds is limiting capital available to GPs, which could disrupt the lucrative status quo that PE firms have become accustomed to.
April 12, 2022
Lionhead Resources is looking to raise up to $450 million for its inaugural fund amid a global push for greater access to crucial mineral resources.
April 5, 2022
BlackRock is seeking as much as $2 billion for a new co-investment fund, as it builds on a strategy gaining traction in the private equity industry.
March 24, 2022
GHK Capital Partners and Knox Lane have closed debut PE funds well above their original target, belying a challenging fundraising environment for first-time managers.
March 17, 2022
The France-based investment firm, which is dedicated to buying secondhand stakes in private equity funds-of-funds, has closed its fourth vehicle on $765 million.
March 14, 2022
KKR has raised the capital for its fourth global infrastructure fund, as it seeks to capitalize on investors' growing appetite for infrastructure investments.
March 8, 2022
For first-time fundraising, the good times are back. VC and PE fund activity has returned to pre-pandemic levels and in some cases set new records as the financial world returns to normalcy.