Friday, 27 March 2015
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Jun 15 2007 | 1:10pm ET
Lehman Brothers has raised $1.5 billion for Lehman Crossroads Fund XVIII, a private equity fund of funds. The new global fund will invest in leveraged buyout, venture capital and special situations funds in the United States, Europe and Asia.
According to Lehman, the Crossroads Fund includes more than $130 million from Lehman Brothers and its employees. It has already committed to more than 50 p.e. funds and will also commit up to 20% of its capital to co-investment transactions alongside p.e. firms as well as acquire p.e. fund interests in the secondary market.
The new offering brings Lehman’s total p.e. funds under management to approximately $19 billion. Lehman Brothers’ p.e. business, which started in 1984, consists of 16 different fund strategies across six asset classes: merchant banking, venture capital, real estate, fund-of-funds, credit and infrastructure.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…