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    The New Tycoons – Free Sample Chapter

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    KPS Plans to Seek $3 Billion for Next Fund

    KPS Capital Partners LP plans to seek $3 billion for its next special situations fund, which it will officially begin marketing next year, according to two people familiar with the matter. The new fund will likely come to market in the second quarter, said one of the people. The fund’s predecessor, KPS Special Situations Fund III, originally [...]

    HgCapital Seeks $2.8 Bln for New European Fund

    HgCapital LLP is seeking 1.75 billion British pounds ($2.8 billion) for its next fund that will make private equity investments in Europe, according to a summary of terms viewed by Bloomberg News. HgCapital 7’s hard cap is 2 billion British pounds, slightly more than the close to 1.9 billion British pounds the prior fund gathered in [...]

    Greycroft Seeks $175 Million for New Fund

    Greycroft LLC, the venture-capital firm co-founded by Alan Patricof, is seeking $175 million for its next early-stage fund that will back digital media companies, according to two people familiar with the situation. The amount sought by Greycroft Partners III LP tops the $130 million raised by the prior fund in 2010. That fund has an unrealized net [...]

    Resource Capital Seeks $1.75 Bln for Mining Fund

    Resource Capital Funds is seeking $1.75 billion for its next mining-focused private equity fund, more than its predecessor, a 2009 fund that closed at just over $1 billion, according to a person familiar with the situation. Resource Capital Fund VI LP will invest from $10 million to about $200 million in both private and public [...]

    New Mountain to Target $3 Billion for Next Fund

    New Mountain Capital LLC expects to seek $3 billion for its next buyout fund, the same amount its last fund targeted prior to the financial crisis, according to two people familiar with the situation. New Mountain Partners IV LP will have no hard cap and will likely officially come to market this quarter or early next [...]

    Silver Lake Lowers Target on Kraftwerk Fund

    Silver Lake has cut the target on the clean technology fund it set out to raise early last year in partnership with George Soros to $750 million from $1 billion, according to two people familiar with the situation. Silver Lake, which started marketing Silver Lake Kraftwerk Fund LP in the first half of last year, had raised [...]

    Landmark Seeks $2.5 Bln for New Secondary Fund

    Landmark Partners is seeking $2.5 billion for its next secondary fund, according to a person familiar with the situation. Landmark Equity Partners XV LP, which just came to market, will primarily look to purchase buyout fund stakes from firms that focus on Western markets, this person said, noting that the fund can invest globally. The amount sought is [...]

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