Friday, 29 August 2014
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Apr 10 2007 | 3:10pm ET
Boca Raton, Fla.-based private equity firm Sun Capital Partners has closed its latest leveraged buyout fund at $6 billion, 50% more than its original target. Investors in Sun Capital Partners V include existing and new university endowments, funds of funds, pension funds and high net-worth investors.
"We are pleased to close on Fund V and are extremely appreciative of the continued support of our limited partners," said Marc Leder, co-founder of Sun Capital. "We welcome our new investors to our family of limited partners and are enthusiastic about the investment opportunities for Fund V." Douglas Gessner, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, served as the legal advisor to Fund V.
Sun Capital focuses on companies with significant barriers to entry. In addition to Florida, the firm has offices in New York and Los Angeles.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...