Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Jan 8 2007 | 11:44am ET
Citigroup Private Equity announced today it has closed a $3.3 billion direct investment fund.
Citigroup Capital Partners II will invest in partnership with other private equity firms, focusing on leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. The fund will invest in a wide variety of industries, regions and deal sizes.
“We believe there continues to be a significant need for capital in the private equity marketplace,” John Barber, managing partner of Citigroup P.E., a New York-based arm of Citigroup Alternative Investments that oversees some $12 billion in assets, said. “CCP II provides a valuable and timely source of capital that has enabled Citigroup Private Equity to partner with premier private equity firms to seek to build a diverse portfolio of investments.”
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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