Venture capital

Largest venture capital funds raised in Q3

Largest venture capital funds raised in Q3

Eighty-one U.S. venture capital funds raised $6.5 billion in the third quarter of 2014, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

October 16, 2014 | 10:23 am

San Francisco City & County earmarks up to $70 million for 3 funds

The San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System's board approved commitments to three venture capital funds.

October 14, 2014 | 04:29 pm
Preqin: Private equity fundraising slows in Q3

Preqin: Private equity fundraising slows in Q3

According to preliminary figures released this week, Preqin said 185 private equity funds closed on $73 billion in capital during the third quarter. That amount was down 49% from the previous quarter ...

October 03, 2014 | 03:57 pm

El Paso County Retirement Plan puts $3 million with Horsley Bridge fund

El Paso County Retirement Plan approved a minimum commitment of $3 million to Horsley Bridge XI Venture, a venture capital fund.

September 30, 2014 | 03:33 pm
New Mexico adopts asset allocation with 5% to in-state venture capital

New Mexico adopts asset allocation with 5% to in-state venture capital

New Mexico State Investment Council approved a new asset allocation for its $4.5 billion Severance Tax Permanent Fund.

September 30, 2014 | 02:53 pm

New Mexico Educational on lookout for private equity consultant

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board launched an RFP for a private equity consultant.

September 30, 2014 | 04:24 pm

LACERS readies custodian search; earmarks $35 million to venture capital

Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System approved issuing an RFP for a firm to provide custodial and securities lending services, minutes from a recent meeting show.

September 29, 2014 | 03:52 pm

New Hampshire puts $20 million in secondary venture capital fund of funds

New Hampshire Retirement System, Concord, committed $20 million to Top Tier Venture Velocity Fund I, a secondary venture capital fund of funds.

September 22, 2014 | 03:53 pm

University of California OKs sustainable investing framework, UC Ventures

University of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to establish and integrate a framework for sustainable investing.

September 18, 2014 | 05:50 pm
University of California considering stand-alone venture capital vehicle

University of California considering stand-alone venture capital vehicle

University of California Board of Regents, Oakland, at its Thursday meeting is expected to vote on whether to create UC Ventures, a stand-alone venture capital investment vehicle and to make an...

September 16, 2014 | 02:17 pm

Nomura Asset Management announces China private equity joint venture

Nomura Asset Management Co. has formed a 50-50 joint venture in Shenzhen with Shenzhen Hua Xia Ren He Capital Management Co. to offer China-domiciled private equity funds and venture capital funds to ...

September 10, 2014 | 04:20 am
Dark-pool operator IEX Group raises $75 million round of funding

Dark-pool operator IEX Group raises $75 million round of funding

IEX Group has completed a $75 million round of funding led by boutique venture capital firm Spark Capital.

September 03, 2014 | 12:56 pm
CalPERS commits $4.5 billion to private equity across 17 opportunities in FY 2014

CalPERS commits $4.5 billion to private equity across 17 opportunities in FY 2014

CalPERS committed $4.47 billion to 12 private equity funds and five co-investment opportunities in the fiscal year ended June 30.

August 26, 2014 | 07:00 am

Texas County & District commits $17 million to venture capital fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed $17 million to OpenView Venture Partners IV, a venture capital fund that invests in technology, software and Internet companies.

August 26, 2014 | 02:56 pm
Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Private equity and venture capital firms that invest primarily in developed markets outside the United States returned 16.3% in 2013, as measured by the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex-U.S....

August 18, 2014 | 02:29 pm