Houston-based Falcata Capital
, a private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled service companies, has raised $1 billion for its inaugural fund. Falcata is seeking to invest between $50 million and $200 million in companies.
HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Falcata Capital, LLC (“Falcata”), a Houston-based private equity firm, announced the closing on its initial fund today. The fund closed at $1 billion of committed capital.
Robert Burnett, Falcata’s president and co-founder, said: “We are pleased with the speed and support received from the investment community throughout the initial fund raising process. We have an experienced team at Falcata focused on identifying companies to add to the portfolio, and are eager to begin executing on our strategy.”
Falcata targets North American enterprise software and technology-enabled services companies across a spectrum of industries. Falcata typically seeks to invest between $50 and $200 million in companies with
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has closed its second fund at a hard cap of $135 million. Fund 2’s investors include Stepstone Group
as well as pension funds, university endowments, insurance companies and family offices. Based in Singapore and Jakarta, the venture firm invests in tech companies in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPORE, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Openspace Ventures (previously NSI Ventures) is pleased to announce the final close of Fund 2 on August 10, 2018 with total subscriptions accepted up to US$135mm. Including Fund 1, Openspace now has in total US$225mm committed capital from its limited partners (excluding managed co-investments).
Investors in Fund 2 include a range of institutional investors from US, Australia, Europe, Japan, China, Korea and Singapore across pension funds, university endowments, insurance companies and family offices. Disclosed investors include Stepstone Group and Temasek.
“We are very grateful for the ongoing support of our long-term investors –
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is seeking to raise $350 million for its ninth fund, according to an SEC filing
. The Silicon Valley-based venture firm invests in the finance and financial services sectors.
Charlotte, North Carolina-based Ridgemont Equity Partners
, a middle-market private equity firm, has raised $1.25 billion for its third fund, according to an SEC filing.
The target is $1.5 billion.
has raised $20.5 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing
. The target is $100 million. The Palo Alto, California-based venture firm invests in data-driven startups.
is seeking to raise $1.88 billion for its seventh fund, according to an SEC filing
. The Menlo Park, California-based venture firm invests in China and the U.S., focusing on a range of tech sectors.
has closed its third fund at $245 million, beating its original target of $200 million. Summit Park III’s limited partners include pension funds, foundations and asset managers. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
was legal counsel to Summit Park on the fundraising. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based firm invests in lower-middle market companies that have an EBITDA between $4 million and $15 million.
Summit Park (“SP” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce the final closing of Summit Park III, L.P. (“SP III” or the “Fund”) at $245 million. The Fund exceeded its original target of $200 million. Limited partners include all of the predecessor fund’s investors, as well as the addition of several new institutional investors, including pension funds, foundations and asset managers.
SP III will continue the strategy of the Firm’s predecessor fund, Summit Park II, L.P., which closed in April 2015. Investment
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Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
has raised over $2.8 billion for its thirteenth fund, according to an SEC filing
. Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe was founded in 1979 and has raised more than $22 billion since its inception. The firm has offices in New York and San Francisco.
has raised $250 million for its second fund. OS Fund invests in “entrepreneurs and companies that develop breakthrough discoveries in science to address our most pressing global problems.”
VENICE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bryan Johnson and Jeff Klunzinger are raising $250 million for OS Fund II — following a successful $100M OS Fund I. OS Fund is a venture capital fund that invests in entrepreneurs and companies that develop breakthrough discoveries in science to address our most pressing global problems.
OS Fund I made 28 investments total, with 27 receiving follow on investment, four valued at over a billion dollars, and two acquired. According to PitchBook, OS Fund’s investments were among the top 10% of U.S. funds in performance. The success of OS Fund has proven that it’s possible to achieve results by breaking the rules that traditionally govern deep tech investing. OS Fund invested in
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Houston-based private equity firm Quantum Energy Partners
has closed its seventh fund at a hard cap of $5.575 billion. Sidley
advised Quantum on the fundraising.
HOUSTON, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”) announced today that it has held its final closing on Quantum Energy Partners VII and its affiliates (collectively, “QEP VII”) above its hard-cap with $5.575 billion of equity capital commitments, including commitments from the General Partner and its affiliates.
Quantum has built one of the leading energy private equity franchises that invests across the energy value chain and, together with its affiliates, has managed more than $16 billion of equity commitments since 1998. Quantum remains committed to the cycle-tested investment strategy it has successfully implemented since its founding, partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs that have a strong emphasis on operational excellence and that can demonstrate unique and sustainable competitive advantages to
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Cowboy Ventures has raised $93 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing
. The target is $95 million. Cowboy Ventures III will focus on backing U.S.-based seed-stage technology startups.
has raised $175 million for its debut growth fund, according to an SEC filing
. Based in Boston and San Francisco, the private equity firm invests in technology and healthcare companies.
has raised over $246 million for its debut fund, according to an SEC filing
. The target is $250 million. Based in Vienna, Virginia, the private equity firm invests in sectors that include business services, software and cloud-services, fintech and healthcare IT.
is seeking to raise $250 million for its eighth fund, according to an SEC filing
. Based in Menlo Park, California, the venture firm is focused on information technology.
has raised $270 million for its sixth fund, according to an SEC filing
. The Menlo Park, California-based venture firm “backs iconic companies reinventing existing markets and creating frontier technologies,” according to Crunchbase.
Flare Capital Partners
is seeking to raise $200 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing
. The Boston-based firm backs early-stage and emerging healthcare technology companies.
G Square Capital
is seeking to raise over $528 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing
. The London-based private equity firm invests in healthcare.
New York-based Sycamore Partners
, a private equity firm focused on consumer and retail investments, has raised
$4.75 billion for its third fund.
The limited partners of Sycamore Partners III LP include endowments, foundations, funds of funds, family offices, insurance companies, pension plans and sovereign wealth funds.
In June 2014, Sycamore raised $2.5 billion
for its second fund. No performance data was available on the fund.
Acalyx Advisors Inc
was the placement adviser for Fund III while Kirkland & Ellis LLP
provided legal counsel.
Currently, Sycamore has about $10 billion in assets under management.
Strawberry Creek Ventures
is seeking to raise $4 million for its maiden fund, according to an SEC filing.
Strawberry Creek Ventures is a venture fund for alumni of University of California, Berkeley
that invests in companies with a UC Berkeley connection.