ATP allocated $979 million to a new long-term private equity strategy, which will invest in Danish companies.
Private equity and venture capital fundraising in Europe hit $123.4 billion in 2020.
European private equity deal value and volume hit a quarterly record in the first quarter, boosted by middle-market and microcap deals.
Capvis Equity Partners closed its middle-market buyout fund, Capvis Equity V, at just less than €1.2 billion.
Emmanuel Laillier was named head of private equity at Tikehau Capital.
Dyal Capital Partners agreed to acquire a minority stake in middle-market private equity firm Bridgepoint.
Nordic Capital closed its Nordic Capital Fund IX at €4.3 billion ($5.1 billion), exceeding the €3.5 billion target.
Inflexion Private Equity Partners closed two funds with a total of £2.25 billion in commitments.
Daniel Green was named head of private equity secondaries for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Deutsche Asset Management.
Eurazeo agreed to acquire a 30% stake in French private equity firm Rhone Group.