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The firm was believed to be rolling toward a $500M close
Early stage investor raises $100M
Sun sponsored an LBO of Elan in 2003
Making it through 2009 was no easy feat. A number of firms that began the year on solid footing came out the other end staggering from a recession that pulled no punches. Some firms, however, not only made it through the year—they excelled. These outliers generated healthy returns in a sickly market, raised lush funds […]
Co-founder of BluePoint Venture Marketing dies at the age of 60
Josh Kosman, a business reporter for the New York Post, got fired from one of his first journalism jobs. It was a position at the Middletown Press, a daily newspaper in central Connecticut then owned by private-equity shop Warburg Pincus. After reading his 280-page book, “The Buyout of America: How Private Equity Will Cause the […]
Court Square Capital Partners has quietly invested in Rocket Software, a Boston-based maker of enterprise infrastructure software. The deal was disclosed in a notice on the Federal Trade Commission website. This is Court Square’s first investment in Rocket, which was founded 19 years ago to develop software solutions to IBM mainframe customers deploying DB2 databse […]
Departures leave the firm with 45 senior investment and operational pros
LP sources say Highland Capital Partners has also cut its carry
The Quadrangle Group has temporarily suspended efforts to raise its third private equity fund, according to comments made by firm co-president Josh Steiner during the Reuters Private Equity & Hedge Fund Summit in New York on March 24. Quadrangle had been seeking $2 billion, but got de-railed by both the difficult fundraising environment and the […]

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