Friday, 27 March 2015
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Mar 19 2014 | 11:03am ET
Private-equity firm Paul Capital is closing its doors after its planned sale fell through.
San Francisco-based Paul will cease investing its 10th fund, wind down its portfolio and close all of its offices except its headquarters, The Wall Street Journal reports. Paul has as much as $300 million in open commitments that will be returned.
Paul, which was founded in 1991, buys private-equity stakes on the secondary market. The firm has been looking at strategic options for the past two years, after having difficulty raising its latest fund. Hamilton Lane has been negotiating a purchase of the firm, but that deal has collapsed.
Paul then turned to Goldman Sachs Asset Management, to no avail.
Paul will close its offices in New York, Hong Kong, London, Paris and São Paulo.
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…