North Sky Hires Andrew Harris

North Sky Hires Andrew Harris

North Sky Capital has added Andrew Harris to its team as a Principal in its New York office. North Sky was founded in 2000 as the Piper Jaffray Private Capital Group and spun out as an independent firm in 2010. Today the firm is a direct and fund of funds investor in the renewable energy […]

Equality Asset Management Launched

Equality Asset Management Launched

A new private equity firm, Equality Asset Management, has been launched by Thomas Roberts, formerly a Managing Partner at Summit Partners. Equality Asset Management will make investments of $100 million to $300 million in growth equity and buyout transactions. Sectors of interest include durable technology, healthcare, and tech-enabled growth companies. The firm plans to implement […]

PPM Closes Co-Investment Fund

PPM Closes Co-Investment Fund

PPM America Capital Partners, the private equity arm of PPM America, has closed its seventh co-investment fund, PPM America Private Equity Fund VII LP, at $648 Million. PPM America Capital Partners (PACP) was formed in 2000 and today consists of 10 investment professionals led by President Bruce Gorchow. The team averages 21 years of investment […]

Cressey & Company Hits Hard Cap

Cressey & Company Hits Hard Cap

Cressey & Company has held a final hard cap closing of Cressey & Company Fund VI LP with $995 million of capital commitments and a related co-investment fund with $105 million of capital commitments. Fund VI launched in March 2018 with a target of $750 million and was almost immediately oversubscribed. Like earlier funds, Fund […]

Leeds Equity Closes Sixth Fund

Leeds Equity Closes Sixth Fund

Leeds Equity Partners has closed its sixth investment fund, Leeds Equity Partners VI LP, above its target of $750 million. Leeds Equity is focused exclusively on investing in the education, training and information services industries. “We are grateful not only for the capital commitments of our investors, but also for the engagement they exhibit, which […]

Great Rock Expands Team

Great Rock Expands Team

Great Rock Capital has added Jared Grabow to its team as Managing Director of Originations. Mr. Grabow will be based in Dallas and will be responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities and building relationships for the firm in Texas and surrounding states. Great Rock Capital is an asset-focused commercial finance company specializing in lending to […]

LLR Closes $1.2 Billion Fund

LLR Closes $1.2 Billion Fund

LLR Partners has held a final closing of its latest fund, LLR Equity Partners V LP, at $1.2 billion. LLR Partners invests from $15 million to $100 million in companies that have up to $100 million in annual revenue and are active in the education, financial, healthcare, security and software sectors.  The firm will invest […]

Megan Kneipp Joins Blue Point

Megan Kneipp Joins Blue Point

Blue Point Capital Partners has added Megan Kneipp to its team as Head of Business Development. Ms. Kneipp will oversee the firm’s new transaction origination efforts, strengthen its investment banking and other intermediary relationships, and assist portfolio companies with their add-on acquisition sourcing. Before joining Blue Point, Ms. Kneipp was Vice President of Business Development […]

Tree Line Backs Huron’s DCL Buy

Tree Line Backs Huron’s DCL Buy

Tree Line Capital Partners was the provider of a first lien credit facility to support Huron Capital Partners’ acquisition last month of Direct Connect Logistix (DCL). Indianapolis-based DCL has a network of pre-qualified carriers that are used to offer truckload, partial truckload, expedited freight, small parcel, and air freight brokerage services to customers that operate […]

ParkerGale Adds Associate

ParkerGale Adds Associate

ParkerGale Capital has added Eleanor “Nori” Welles-Gertz to its team as a new Associate. Ms. Welles-Gertz will be active with investment sourcing and monitoring activities and will assist with portfolio company management. From September 2014 to April 2018, Ms. Welles-Gertz was an Associate in the Boston office of management consultant Treacy & Company. She has […]

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