Recent Private Equity Raises

Hong Kong's Micro Connect Raises $458m Series C to Expand Microfinance Platform
Micro Connect, a Hong Kong-based microfinance platform, has raised $458m in a Series C funding round. The round was led by GIC, Temasek Holdings, and OP Investment Management, with participation from other investors including UBS Asset Management, Bank of China International, and China Merchants Bank International.
Private Equity Raises UK CVC
CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, has closed its ninth buyout fund at €26 billion. This makes it the largest buyout fund ever raised.
Goldman sachs
Private Equity News - Goldman Sachs Asset Management has raised $200 million for its debut European Long-Term Investment Fund (ELTIF). The fund, which is called the Goldman Sachs ELTIF, is a closed-end fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of private market assets.
Shore Capital Partners Raises $ Million for Two New Funds
Shore Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, has raised more than $643 million across two new funds to invest in small companies. The firm closed Shore Capital Industrial Partners Fund I with $207.5 million, above a $150 million target, and Shore Capital Healthcare Partners Fund V raised $435.6 million, beating a $350 million target.
Muzinich First Asia Private Credit Fund: A New Fund for the Asia Pacific Region
Muzinich & Co., a global asset management firm, has launched a new private credit fund focused on the Asia Pacific region. The fund, called Muzinich First Asia Private Credit Fund, is targeting $500 million in capital and is expected to close in the first half of 2023.
RCP Advisors
RCP Advisors, a leading provider of secondary market services to the private equity industry, has closed its fourth secondary fund at $797 million. The fund, RCP Secondary Opportunity Fund IV, was oversubscribed and exceeded its target by $77 million.
CVC Raises $800 Million Loan Fund to Snap Up European Targets
CVC Capital Partners, a global firm, has raised $800 million for a new loan fund to acquire European targets. The fund, which is called CVC Credit Partners IV, is the fourth such fund raised by CVC.
Altas Closes $4 Billion Fund
Altas Partners, a global firm that invests in high-growth businesses, has closed its third fund with capital commitments of $4 billion. The fund, which was oversubscribed, will focus on making control investments in companies in the healthcare, industrials, and technology sectors.
Private Equity News
River Capital, a private equity firm based in Liverpool, has announced the launch of a new £10m fund to support SMEs in the North West of England. The fund will provide investment from £500k up to £2m, and will focus on acquisitions, management buy outs, partial realisations, and growth funding.