Wednesday, 1 April 2015
Last updated 10 hours ago
Mar 13 2008 | 2:00am ET
Swiss private equity firm Capvis has held a final close of its Capvis Equity III with € 600 million (US$921 million) in commitments, exceeding the original target of €500 million.
The fund secured commitments from new and existing investors, including a broad range of global institutional investors, family offices and endowments.
Zurich-based Capvis takes controlling equity interests and works as an active partner with management teams in company spin-offs and shareholder buyouts of companies typically with €50 million to €400 million in enterprise value, in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
MVision Private Equity Advisers served as global financial advisor and exclusive placement agent for the fund.
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…