Graphite Capital raises £475m for UK mid-market fund

25 September, 2013 London, UK

Graphite Capital, the leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has closed its eighth fund, Graphite Capital Partners VIII, with commitments of £475 million. Further commitments are likely to come in over the next few weeks bringing the total to over £500 million. Despite the extremely challenging fund-raising environment, Graphite was able to reach its target[...]

MOPE raises $155 million for the second fund

15 September, 2013 Mumbai, India

India Business Excellence Fund-II (“IBEF-II”), growth capital funds managed and/or advised by Motilal Oswal Private Equity Advisors Private Limited (“MOPE”) has announced final closing at US$155 mn (1 US$=Rs 65; Rs 10 bn). This closing is at its hard cap range in rupee terms and the money has been raised from a combination of international[...]