GHO Capital Partners closed GHO Capital Fund III, a European health-care buyout fund, at $2.4 billion — above its fundraising target.
Laura Grattan and Dan Stanko were named managing directors at private equity manager Crosspoint Capital Partners.
Shelby Wanstrath will join Vista Equity Partners in August as a managing director, corporate growth initiatives.
Private equity firms are on a tear, buying smaller companies and merging them for instant growth, but higher returns are not assured.
American Securities merged its opportunistic credit business, Ascribe Capital, with Grove Capital to form AS Birch Grove.
LGT Capital Partners closed its latest secondaries fund at its $4.5 billion hard cap.
Most private equity investors foresee a technology-market correction within the next 18 months, but many are also upbeat on new commitments.
Access Holdings hired Kimberly Kile as head of investor relations and communications, a new position at the private equity firm.
A survey shows that most private equity investors and managers always screen potential portfolio companies for ESG risks and opportunities.
Private equity and venture capital fundraising in Europe hit $123.4 billion in 2020.
Thoma Bravo agreed to acquire cybersecurity and compliance firm Proofpoint in a deal it said values the business at about $12.3 billion.
AlpInvest Partners raised $3.5 billion for its latest co-investment fund, focusing on buyouts and growth capital transactions.
Private equity investors are taking concrete steps to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, according to an industry association.
Paul Morrissey was named managing director to lead investing in Europe for Blackstone's global growth equity business.
Ardian closed its latest flagship control buyout fund, Ardian Buyout Fund VII, at $8.8 billion including co-investments.
Private equity firms are barreling through records as they place bets on technological revolutions in numerous sectors.
Azimut Alternative Capital Partners acquired a 12.5% stake in middle-market private equity firm HighPost Capital.
Private investment manager Ardian has acquired Bregal Investments' limited partnership stake in Freshstream, a $714 million fund.
Nick Franklin was appointed global head of private equity at real estate investment firm Cain International.
After a slump in deals caused by the pandemic, the largest private equity managers "sprinted to the finish" in the second half of 2020.
Hamilton Lane closed Hamilton Lane Secondary Fund V at $3.9 billion, exceeding its $3 billion fundraising target.
Kohlberg & Co., a middle-market private equity firm, closed its latest fund, Kohlberg Investors IX, at $3.4 billion.
Global private equity assets under management expected to continue robust growth.
Private equity-backed businesses are pushing to be considered tech companies, boosting valuations in time for sales.
Dyal Capital Partners bought a minority stake in Veritas Capital, a private equity firm with over $20 billion of assets under management.