Quadrant Closes $500 Million Private Equity Fund

Apr 27 2007 | 12:35pm ET

Sydney, Australia-based based Quadrant Private Equity today closed a $500 million private equity fund with investors consisting of wholesale domestic pension funds and local institutions.

The fund, Quadrant Private Equity No.2, initially had a $400 million target and was oversubscribed, according to the firm.
 
The new fund will continue to invest in mid-market management buyouts and expansion capital deals in Australia and New Zealand.  The buyout deals will be in an enterprise value range of $100 million to $500 million.
 
Quadrant raised a $265 million fund (QPE No. 1) in November 2005, which has invested in seven deals over a period of 18 months.
 
Quadrant’s senior management team include Chris Hadley, George Penklis and Marcus Darville.


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