Sweetwater Private Equity has announced it has closed its debut multi-client fund, Sweetwater Secondaries Fund II....By: McGuireWoods LLP. : Sweetwater Private Equity has announced it has closed its debut multi-client fund, Sweetwater Secondaries Fund II. The fund closed on its hard cap of $350 million of total capital commitments. It will focus exclusively on buyer-led secondary opportunities. Sweetwater Private Equity, based in Encinitas, Calif., describes itself as a boutique private equity manager that invests in companies alongside private equity and venture capital firms.
Introduction To Insurance-linked Securities | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.
By Chin Liu, Director of Insurance Linked Securities and Quantitative Research, Portfolio Manager; Campbell Brown, Portfolio Manager; and Joe Morgart, Client Portfolio Manager, at Amundi Pioneer Insurance-linked securities (ILS) is an alternative asset class offering investors the potential for attractive risk-adjusted returns and desirable diversification1 benefits. This overview describes aRead More.
CHICAGO, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Optimal Blue ("Optimal Blue" or the "Company") to Black Knight (NYSE:BKI) for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion, payable in cash. Founded in...
Australia's Future Fund sold a large portfolio of private equity interests in a series of transactions. Advised by Greenhill & Co., the Future Fund sold more than US$ 2 billion of private equity fund interests. The buyers of these portfolio interests is a series of secondaries funds and other buyers. Two of the buyers are [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spear Street Capital LLC ("Spear Street"), an owner and operator of office properties located in the United States, Canada and Europe, has announced that Bonaccord Capital Partners ("Bonaccord"), a division of Aberdeen Standard Investments ("ASI"), has made a strategic investment in Spear Street. Pursuant to the transaction, Bonaccord acquired a passive, non-voting minority interest and will provide capital to support the future growth of the firm. The transaction will have no impact on the day-to-day management or operations of Spear Street. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
A Clo-ser Look At Structured Products | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.
By Robert Hoffman, Managing Director, Investment Research and Kara O'Halloran, Associate, Investment Research, FS Investments Structured products are no stranger to the limelight. Once only garnering interest from niche Wall Street trading floors, collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) have become household names, as these products were cited asRead More.
The deal is one of the largest on the market in the pandemic downturn, which has stopped most secondaries deal activity as buyers and sellers look for more clarity on private equity valuations.
MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AST Private Company Solutions(tm) (AST PCS) today introduced a new strategic partnership with Liquid Stock, the venture capital-like investment fund providing bespoke liquidity solutions to pre-IPO companies, their investors and employees. Shareholders and CFOs using PCS's new Astrella(tm) capitalization (cap) table and ownership data management platform will now be able to seamlessly access Liquid Stock to more efficiently facilitate liquidity financing that is n.
After a few months of slim pickings, the U.S. initial public offering market is expected to reopen with a bang this week with the biggest deal of the year pricing.
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