Energy Capital Partners raises $805 million for Mezzanine Fund

21 February, 2013 SHORT HILLS, New Jersey

Energy Capital today announced the final close of Energy Capital Partners Mezzanine Opportunities Fund, LP at $805 million in total commitments, which significantly exceeds the $500 million target. The Fund, which already has made two investments, was formed in response to the strong flow of attractive debt and preferred equity opportunities seen in the normal[…]

The Carlyle Group raises $308 million for investments in Peru

19 February, 2013 Lima, Peru and Washington, DC

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group(NASDAQ: CG) today announced it has raised $308 million for Carlyle Peru Fund, L.P. and its parallel vehicles, extending the South America investment presence the firm established five years ago. The Fund will be invested by Carlyle in consultation with Credicorp, Peru’s largest bank, across industries including healthcare, retail[…]

H.I.G. WhiteHorse closes $415.5 million Collateralized Loan Obligation

13 February, 2013 DALLAS

H.I.G. WhiteHorse (“WhiteHorse”), an affiliate of global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, LLC, announced that it has successfully closed WhiteHorse VI, Ltd, a $415.5 million collateralized loan obligation (CLO) fund. RBS Securities, Inc. served as Placement Agent for a portion of the securities in the transaction. The closing of the CLO allows WhiteHorse to continue[…]

New fund builds upon successful investments in energy, technology and healthcare

13 February, 2013 NEW YORK & PALO ALTO, Calif

ux Capital (, a leading venture capital firm, today announced the closing of its third fund, Lux Ventures III, with commitments totaling $245 million. The Fund was oversubscribed, surpassing its initial $200 million target, and is the firm’s largest to date. Limited Partners comprise a number of prominent global foundations, endowments, financial institutions, fund-of-funds, corporations,[…]

Pelican Energy Partners announces final closing of debut fund

12 February, 2013 Houston, TX

Pelican Energy Partners is a highly specialized private equity fund led by a group of experienced energy service professionals focused on making strategic investments in energy services and manufacturing companies. The principals possess deep industry knowledge and relationships to support the growth and profitability of our portfolio companies, gained through over 120 years of combined[…]

DW Healthcare Partners announces closing of new $265 million Third Fund

11 February, 2013 Toronto, Ontario and Park City, Utah

DW Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has completed fundraising for its third fund (“DWHP III”), which has closed with $265 million of committed capital, exceeding its original target of $250 million. DWHP III investors are comprised of pension plans, foundations, fund of funds, high net-worth individuals and family trusts.[…]

Buffalo private equity firm, Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC raises $280 million for Third Investment Fund

8 February, 2013 BUFFALO, NY

Private equity fund manager Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the final closing of its third fund, with aggregate capital commitments of approximately $280 million. The firm’s operationally-focused approach to driving value, and proven direct sourcing model attracted strong support from new and existing limited partners. The fundraise exceeded Summer Street’s $250[…]