Private Equity

Kerogen Targets $1.5 Billion for Second Energy Fund

September 17, 2014

BY SABRINA WILLMER Kerogen Capital, whose founders once worked together in JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Asia-Pacific energy and natural resources group, is seeking $1.5 billion for its next fund, two people briefed on the matter said. The firm, with offices in Hong Kong and London, will invest Kerogen Energy Fund II LP in small

CI Capital Targets $750 Million for New Fund

September 10, 2014

CI Capital Partners plans to seek $750 million for its next buy-and-build private equity fund, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The firm gathered $620 million for its last pool, CI Capital Partners II LP, in 2011, said the people. CI Capital will be marketing the fund without president and

Quantum Energy Offers Fee Breaks for New Fund

September 3, 2014

BY SABRINA WILLMER Quantum Energy Partners is offering breaks on management fees to encourage investors to commit money early and write bigger checks to its latest fund, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The Houston, Texas-based firm is dangling lower fees to investors that commit by September 30, said the people.

ArcLight Said to Seek $4 Bln for Energy Fund

August 27, 2014

ArcLight Capital Partners LLC is seeking $4 billion for a private-equity fund to take advantage of rising demand for infrastructure to support the shale boom. The firm’s sixth fund will focus on North American investments in pipelines, storage, terminals, electric transmission and production of oil and natural gas, said two people with knowledge of

EIF Said to Plan New Fund of More Than $1.7 Bln

August 20, 2014

BY SABRINA WILLMER EIF Management LLC plans to start fundraising soon for its next power focused fund, probably aiming for a pool larger than the $1.7 billion it gathered in 2011, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The New York-based firm may start marketing its fifth fund by year-end,

Waud Said to Be Raising $650 Million Fourth Fund

August 13, 2014

Waud Capital Partners plans to seek about $650 million for its fourth private equity fund, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The Chicago-based firm plans to start marketing the pool early next year, according to one of the people. Its last fund gathered $463 million in 2011. Mark Flower, chief financial

HIG Credit Unit Seeks $1 Billion for Fourth Fund

August 6, 2014

BY SABRINA WILLMER Bayside Capital, the credit affiliate of private-equity firm H.I.G Capital LLC, is seeking $1 billion for a U.S.-focused distressed loan fund, according to a fund document viewed by Bloomberg News. H.I.G. Bayside Loan Opportunity Fund IV LP will mostly invest in stressed or distressed existing senior debt of companies facing default

ACP Plans New Secondary, Distressed Funds

July 30, 2014

ACP Investment Group LLC, co-led by the chief executive of Nyppex Holdings LLC, plans to gather capital for a pair of secondary and distressed debt offerings, according to fund marketing presentations, copies of which were obtained by Bloomberg News. ACP Special Opportunities Fund LP expects to seek $150 million for a secondary fund that

SAC Veterans May Seek $1 Billion for Second Buyout Fund

July 23, 2014

The former private-equity arm of the hedge fund formerly known as SAC Capital Advisors LP will likely seek at least $1 billion for its next buyout fund, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. New York-based Siris Capital Group LLC hired Park Hill Group LLC, the placement agent arm of Blackstone Group

Hellman Sets $10 Bln-Plus Target for Next Fund

July 16, 2014

Hellman & Friedman LLC has set a goal of more than $10 billion for its latest buyout fund, making it part of an elite group of private-equity firms seeking that much capital after the financial crisis. The $10.25 billion target and hard cap is 15 percent larger than the last fund raised in 2009