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May 15 2007 | 11:49am ET
Coller Investment Management has held a final close on Coller International Partners V, a private equity secondary vehicle, with investor commitments of $4.5 billion. The fund, which is already one-quarter invested, was originally capped at $3.75 billion but investor interest persuaded the firm to increase it. Some 41% of the fund's committed capital comes from North America, 34% from Europe, and 25% from Asia and the Middle East.
Like its four predecessor funds, CIP V’s mandate is to invest in established p.e. funds and privately held companies. It will make investments ranging from $1 million to $1 billion or more.
“The record size of CIP V is a testament to the value of the secondaries market as a whole,” Jeremy Coller, Coller Capital's chief executive officer, said. “By providing liquidity to a previously illiquid asset class, secondaries have significantly increased private equity's attractiveness to institutional investors.”
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 ...