Deerpath Closes Fifth Fund

Deerpath Closes Fifth Fund

Deerpath Capital Management has closed its oversubscribed fifth fund with $1.1 billion of capital commitments. Limited partners in the new senior debt-focused fund include institutional investors in Australia, Canada, Germany, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Switzerland, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Deerpath invests from $15 million to $50 million in companies with revenues of $10 million to […]

Artemis Adds Two Associates

Artemis Adds Two Associates

Boston-based private equity firm Artemis has added two associates to its team with the hirings of Taylor Murphy and Nick Reyes. Both Ms. Murphy and Mr. Reyes are active with due diligence, transaction processing, reporting, and portfolio company support. Ms. Murphy joins Artemis after 3 years at Canaccord Genuity where she supported, structured, and executed […]

Audax Private Debt Banks New $1.8 Billion

Audax Private Debt Banks New $1.8 Billion

Audax Private Debt has closed Audax Mezzanine Fund V LP with just over $1.8 billion in capital commitments. According to Audax, the new fund was significantly oversubscribed and closed above its target of $1.5 billion. Limited partners in Fund V include both returning and new institutional investors in the U.S., Europe, Asia‐Pacific, and the Middle […]

Rest of 2021 to See More Deals, Higher Prices

Rest of 2021 to See More Deals, Higher Prices

According to the latest report from BDO, private equity and venture capital fund managers are expecting the rest of 2021 to be awash with M&A activity and heavy competition. The just-published Private Capital Pulse Survey from BDO reports that more than 90% of its survey respondents believe asset prices will increase in the next 6 […]

Infrastructure-Focused Warren Equity Closes New Fund

Infrastructure-Focused Warren Equity Closes New Fund

Warren Equity Partners has closed its third fund, Warren Equity Partners Fund III LP, with $673 million of capital. The new fund, and its sidecar fund (together Fund III), were oversubscribed, above target, and closed at its hard cap after just two months of fundraising. Limited partners in Fund III include both new and returning […]

AUA Beats Fund II Target

AUA Beats Fund II Target

AUA Private Equity Partners has held a final and oversubscribed closing of AUA Private Equity Fund II LP with total capital commitments of $310 million. AUA’s new fund beat its initial target of $300 million and its new and existing limited partners include pension funds, foundations, family offices, fund of funds, and high net worth […]

New Fund for New State

New Fund for New State

New State Capital Partners has closed its third institutional investment fund, New State Capital Partners Fund III LP (Fund III), with $450 million of committed capital. New State’s newest fund was over-subscribed and closed at its hard cap after just four months of fundraising. Limited partners in Fund III include public and private pension funds, […]

Northlane Beats Target

Northlane Beats Target

Middle market private equity firm Northlane Capital Partners has held an above-target close of Northlane Capital Partners II LP (NCP II) with total capital commitments of $408 million. Northlane invests in companies that have EBITDA of $5 million to $30 million and are active in the healthcare and business services sectors. The Bethesda, Maryland-based firm […]

Summit Park Hires Another

Summit Park Hires Another

Summit Park has added a new principal to its investment team with the hiring of Andrew Gilbert. At Summit Park, Mr. Gilbert will be active sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, as well as monitoring the performance of the firm’s portfolio companies. “Drew is a key hire for our firm as we continue to grow our […]

Mesirow Staffs Up in Private Equity

Mesirow Staffs Up in Private Equity

Mesirow has hired Bradley Karelitz as a senior vice president in its private equity group. At Mesirow, Mr. Karelitz will focus on business development and fundraising for the firm’s private equity products, including primary partnership investments, secondary investments and co-investments. He will also be responsible for building the firm’s coverage of institutional investors including public […]

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