Fundraising

Fundraise review: Palatine Impact Fund

Manchester-based firm raises UK’s largest-ever impact buyout fund


Enterprise Investors raises €498m in three months

More than 90% of commitments came from existing investors

BEX raises €120m for new fund amid executive addition

Erwin Roex named managing partner after second vehicle takes nine months to break target and hard-cap



Abris closes third fund at €500m

New vehicle of mid-market CEE GP comes with €30-75m equity ticket and sealed maiden deals last year


Riverside Europe closes fund V 25% under target, tops up with co-investments

Final close held on €340m after 21 months on the road


ArchiMed hits €315m hard-cap in four months

Follow-up to 2015 fund comes in 25% above target


Core Equity closes debut vehicle on €1bn

Maiden vehicle will target three to four long-term platform deals


Fundraising: follow the leader or follow the crowd?

LPs take greater comfort in numbers than reputation when selecting GPs


Terra Firma files for €3bn sixth fund

The filing’s total offering amount is listed as $3.42bn


Adams Street targets $1bn raise for debut direct lending fund

Manager prepares to put money to work after making several private credit hires in the past 18 months


Mobeus holds final close on £166m

Since holding an interim close on £140m in May the fund has welcomed two new investors


Quadrivio Private Equity holds €200m interim close on Fund 3

The buyout vehicle has a fundraising target of €250m


Cloud-based fundraising CRM tool launched

The new team – advinda – is part of placement agent DC Placement Advisors




Limerston raises £200m for maiden vehicle

The Limerston team is one of the largest contributors to the fund


Partners Group raises €6bn for direct private equity programme

The asset manager collected €3bn of commitments outside its fund


BRIEFING: The changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process

An overview of The Drawdown’s recent Breakfast Briefing, discussing the changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process


Jolt Capital raises €72m

European tech-focused GP launches third fund with €72m of commitments


BlackFin holds first close on Tech Fund

The fund launched in June last year and is targeting €150m