LGT Capital Partners closed its latest secondaries fund at its $4.5 billion hard cap.
AlpInvest Partners raised $3.5 billion for its latest co-investment fund, focusing on buyouts and growth capital transactions.
Ophir Shmuel joined private capital placement and fund advisory firm Eaton Partners as a managing director and co-head of EMEA.
ICG Strategic Equity Advisors agreed to purchase the majority of Standard Chartered's private equity investment portfolio.
Capital calls by private equity firms in 2017 fell to their lowest level in five years, while payouts remained at higher rates for the period.
Ares Management closed its fourth European direct lending fund at a hard cap of €6.5 billion ($7.6 billion).
Private equity investment in European companies and fundraising in the region hit decade highs in 2017, according to new data by Invest Europe.
Private equity managers are using credit lines for longer periods and return-boosting purposes, causing concern in the industry.
Equistone Partners Europe closed its latest private equity fund at a hard cap of €2.8 billion, completing fundraising within four months.
Private equity firm LeapFrog Investments exited its investment in Ghanaian independent pensions trustee Petra Trust Co.