Sun Capital Closes $6 Billion LBO Fund

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.


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