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The Dusseldorf-based venture capital firm has closed its second fund after a fundraising period of just six months.
The insurance giant’s Global Investment Group announced a $239 million final close for Private Equity Portfolio III, a combination of international, domestic and secondary funds of funds as well as a direct investment fund.
DLJ Merchant Banking Partners is one of three specialist fund managers spinning out of Swiss-owned investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston.
AXA Investment Managers Private Equity has announced the final closing of its latest mid-market secondaries fund on $1bn: well ahead of an original target fund size of $800m.
A new study shows views among limited partners regarding the relative prospects of buyout and venture funds are strongly polarised.
Proof of a still burgeoning secondaries market comes with Greenpark Capital’s announcement of the final close of its €350m second fund.
It’s been a liquid week for KKR – the New York buyout firm has agreed to sell German telecom equipment maker Tenovis to Avaya days after selling down its stake in electronics company Amphenol.
Bregal Investments, the investment vehicle for the Brenninkmeijer family fortune, has appointed Jan Faber as head of its new London office, on top of two other hires.
Greenpark Capital, the London-based private equity secondaries investor, has completed two hires, including Christophe Nicolas from European buyout heavyweight Permira.
The UK infrastructure investment group has closed its third fund dedicated to investing in private finance initiative projects in the UK and Europe.

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