Auda closes $332 m for third secondary fund


Auda International L.P. (“Auda”), a leading global sponsor of private equity funds-of-funds, secondary funds and co-investment funds, announced the final close of Auda Secondary Fund III L.P. (“ASF III”) on December 31, 2013, with limited partner commitments of $332 million. ASF III generated significant interest from a wide range of private equity investors, exceeding its[…]

Partners Group closes its largest-ever dedicated Global Infrastructure program at EUR 1 billion

22 January, 2014 Baar-Zug, Switzerland

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has seen strong interest from clients in its Partners Group Global Infrastructure 2012 program, closing it at EUR 1 billion, which makes it the largest dedicated infrastructure vehicle ever raised by the firm. The program is twice the size of its predecessor 2009 vintage program, and will[…]

EQT closes new Mid Market fund at EUR 1.1 billion

21 January, 2014

The EQT Mid Market fund closes above target fund size of EUR 1 billion Strong commitment from existing investor base Primarily focused on middle market buyouts and growth equity investments in Northern Europe, Greater China and Southeast Asia EQT, the leading private equity group in Northern Europe, is pleased to announce the recent closing of[…]

Amadeus raises £33m towards new Early Stage Programme

16 January, 2014 London

Technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners has raised £33.2m in the first closing of the Amadeus IV Early Stage Funds, a programme of funds that will invest in UK companies developing disruptive technologies in high-growth sectors, including ‘big data’ analytics, cloud computing and cyber security, low-power computing and the ‘internet of things’, medical technology and digital[…]

Capvis announces closing of Capvis Equity IV on EUR 720 million

8 January, 2014 Baar, Switzerland

Capvis Equity Partners AG (“Capvis“), a leading private equity adviser in Switzerland, Germany and Austria, is pleased to announce the final closing of Capvis Equity IV (“the Fund“) with capital commitments of EUR 720 million. The Fund was oversubscribed, exceeding its target of EUR 600 million and reaching its hard cap. Capvis received strong support[…]

Bowmark Capital raises new £375 million fund

2 January, 2014 London

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has held a first and final closing of its new fund, Bowmark Capital Partners V, having raised £375 million in just 10 weeks since its launch in October last year. Despite being restricted to Bowmark’s existing relationships, the new fund attracted investor demand significantly in excess of its[…]