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    American Capital Shops $1 Bln Secondary Direct

    American Capital Ltd., a listed asset management company, is shopping about $1 billion of direct private-equity stakes in companies, according to two people familiar with the situation. To read more, click here.


    Lindsay Goldberg’s Next Fund to Target $4 Billion

    Lindsay Goldberg is talking to existing investors about its next buyout fund that will seek $4 billion, according to three people familiar with the situation. To read more, click here.


    I Squared Targets $2 Bln Debut Infrastructure Fund

    I Squared Capital LLC, led by former executives of Morgan Stanley’s infrastructure arm, is seeking $2 billion for a debut global infrastructure fund, according to a person familiar with the situation. To continue reading, click here.


    Ex-UBS Execs Raising $500 Mln Senior Loan Fund

    By Bradley Keoun and Sabrina Willmer Melody Capital Partners, co-founded by the former global head of UBS AG’s special situation group, is seeking $500 million for a fund that will make senior secured loans in North America and Western Europe, according to an investor presentation obtained by Bloomberg News. The fund, which has both private [...]


    Pickens Raising $500 Million Natural Gas Fund

    By Sabrina Willmer Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens, Jr. is seeking $500 million for a private-equity fund that will make natural gas investments, according to two people familiar with the situation. BP Natural Gas Opportunity Partners LP will use a hybrid strategy of making both supplyside investments in natural gas resources and demand-side investments around [...]


    Odyssey Plans to seek $1.5 Billion for fund V

    Odyssey Investment Partners LLC expects to seek at least $1.5 billion for its next fund that will make control investments in middle-market companies, according to two people familiar with the situation. Click here to continue reading sample article.


    Mount Kellett in Market Again With $4B New Fund

    By Sabrina Willmer Mount Kellett Capital Management, founded by two former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executives, plans to raise a new fund matching the $4 billion gathered in 2012 for its last global special situations vehicle, according to two people familiar with the situation. Mount Kellett Capital Partners Fund III, which is targeting a first [...]


    FDIC Rule Changes Slow CLO Spread Compression

    The introduction of new FDIC regulations has slowed the tightening of spreads on Triple A rated tranches of U.S. CLOs backed by widely syndicated loans. Once investors digest the changes and recent supply is absorbed, the market may tighten to its lowest since 2008. CLICK HERE FOR MORE


    KRG Pulls $1.5 Billion Fund Amid Planned Departures

    By Sabrina Willmer KRG Capital Partners has pulled its latest buyout vehicle from the fundraising market as three of its original five managing directors will not take part in any future funds, according to two people familiar with the situation. Charles Hamilton, 64 years old, Christopher Lane, who is 51, and co-founder Charles Gwirtsman, 59, [...]


    THE 401(K) CHALLENGE

    Big private equity firms are working to make their products more accessible to non-accredited investors, with 401(k) plans seen as the holy grail. Here, we explore the stumbling blocks and potential solutions. Click the image below to open. Please note this is a sample report – access to the full report is for subscribers only. Call us on +1 212 [...]


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