Fundraising

Amundi launches €300m European debt fund

Vehicle expected to be closed within 12 months


Money talks a new language

Will millennial investors change the rules of private equity fundraising?

Dawn hits $235m one and done on third VC fund

Vehicle attracted investment from EIF despite Brexit



Unigestion launches €300m global PE fund

Vehicle is expected to hold its first close at the end of May

shuttle launch

Volpi closes maiden fund on €185m hard-cap

Technology-focused vehicle to target Northern European B2B service companies

UVC’s second fund tops €82m at final close

Oversubscribed tech-focused vehicle has already been used for five deals

AlpInvest and Nordea join forces on co-investments

KHP raises $350m for secondaries

New vehicle almost double the the size its predecessor

Mobeus holds final close on £166m

Ardian raises €230m for second growth fund

Vehicle is three times larger than its predecessor

EU Commission, EIF launch €2.1bn VC initiative

Programme aims to boost the EU’s VC industry by attracting bigger LPs

The Drawdown explores the private equity implications of reform plans for the EU prudential regime

Eos launches $100m maiden InsurTech fund

Vehicle has so far received $30m of commitments

Montana raises €800m for fourth secondaries fund

Vehicle is the firm’s fourth consecutive fund to close on its hard-cap

Atlas hits $1.675bn one and done on third fund

Distressed-focused vehicle on the road for less than three months

Idinvest hits €180m first-close on third digital fund

Vehicle already exceeds its predecessor’s total


Axcel closes fund V on €617m hard-cap

Vehicle is already more than 25% invested


Sofinnova hits €275m on multi-stage healthcare fund

Vehicle exceeded its initial €250m first close target


French fundraising remains local despite structural reforms

SLP structure designed to boost foreign investment but domestic LPs remain dominant


PAI hits €5bn hard-cap on seventh fund

Vehicle received demand of more than €15m


Cathay, Total, Hubei launch RMB1.5bn smart energy fund

Cathay Smart Energy Fund is the second purely China-focused vehicle for Cathay