Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Last updated 43 min ago
Nov 6 2008 | 10:05am ET
Technology-focused private equity shop Vista Equity Partners has closed its third fund with approximately $1.3 billion in capital commitments. Vista Equity Partners Fund III is the firm’s first institutional fund, with investors including pension funds, corporate investors, funds of hedge funds and high-net worth individuals.
Vista focuses on investments in middle-market enterprise software and technology businesses.
“Despite widespread problems in the financial markets, we found our investors' appetite remains strong for experienced investment teams with differentiated approaches and proven strategies,” said Robert Smith, managing principal at Vista.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
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