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With $8bn in the bank, Fund VI would have 64 percent of its target. The vehicle could secure as much as $15bn, sources told Buyouts last year.
A total of 417 buyout, growth equity, venture capital and other PE vehicles in North America secured nearly $255bn in H1 2022, according to Buyouts’ data, down 18% from a year earlier.
TPG Partners IX and TPG Healthcare Partners II secured $10.6bn, or 57% of their combined target of $18.5bn, CFO Jack Weingart said in the firm’s Q2-2022 earnings call.
Vistria was set up to earn superior performance while applying a social lens to investing because “running a business the right way leads to higher returns,” Kirkpatrick said.
'We are currently seeing strong support from both existing and new institutional investors, especially from outside the United States,' co-president Jim Zelter said in the Q2 earnings call.
If it reaches its $2.1bn cap, Fund VI will easily be EagleTree’s largest vehicle to date, almost twice the size of its predecessor, closed two years ago.
HighPost was established in 2019 by David Moross, a veteran of PE investing in the consumer sector, and Mark Bezos, brother of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and a former consumer brand developer.
The firm's other flagship PE offering, Ares Special Opportunities Fund II, remains in the market after its hard-cap was bumped up to $7.1bn from $6.1bn.
Flexpoint was founded in 2005 by CEO Don Edwards, a former GTCR executive, who designed it to be a specialist investor in financial services and healthcare.
BCI generated a one-year net return of 29.6% on its PE investments at the end of December, according to an annual report issued last week.

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