The Bahrain-based investment bank will invest in land development in the Danet Abu Dhabi Master Development Project.
The investment arm of SVG Capital has closed its latest structured fund of funds €200 million ahead of target, while introducing innovation in the fund’s gearing.
Asia Alternatives, a new fund of fund manager that has its headquarters in Hong Kong, has raised $515 million, exceeding a $450 million hard cap. The fund may have just held its final close but is already invested in more than ten funds focused across 12 Asian countries.
According to the PEI 50, a new league table from Private Equity International magazine, as many of the largest 50 firms in the world are based in London as in New York.
The PEI 50, a new ranking from Private Equity International magazine, reveals The Carlyle Group has the largest private equity direct-investment programme in the world, having raised $32.5 billion in the last five years.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has raised $20 billion for its sixth buyout fund, the first firm ever to reach this mark - although rival private equity groups are reportedly closing in on even larger totals.
UK-based Coller Capital has closed a $4.5 billion secondaries fund, the biggest ever raised. The fund was nonetheless substantially over-subscribed.
Belgian investor GIMV has increased its investment in a clean technology fund run by Emerald Technology Ventures, as it looks to increase its exposure to the cleantech sector.
August Equity and Rutland Partners are relinquishing control of their listed trusts to New Star Asset Management, as the UK-based group looks to invest in private equity through a new fund of funds vehicle.
The alternative investments arm of Deutsche Bank Asset Management has closed a $775 million secondaries fund, which will also be used for co-investment.

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