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Altas Partners Holdings III is now more than 80 percent of the way to meeting a $4bn target, sources told Buyouts.
XDO Fund is presently in the market with a target of $300m, Buyouts reported. Its hard-cap is $400m.
The firm only recently struck a $5.2bn deal to acquire Atlas Air Worldwide in partnership with Apollo and Hill City Capital.
Many direct lending offerings, including Audax’s, target private equity-backed mid-market deals. Because of its “relative stability,” the strategy is gaining traction in this space, a recent Antares analysis found.
Kencel shares with us his fantasy job as a professional rock musician, his all-time favorite band and why he regards Carlyle's David Rubenstein as a mentor.
Long sidelined from professional sports ownership, private equity investors are blitzing into stadiums, arenas and rinks. The results may be game-changing, Boston Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy tells Buyouts.
Coller Capital found 47% of LPs currently invest, or are planning to invest, in funds that buy long-dated minority interests in private equity and other alternative assets managers.
The fund's LPs include Todd Boehly-led holding company Eldridge and Finback Investment Partners, a private equity firm chaired by ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush.
Performance may give Greenbriar an edge in a difficult fundraising environment. Fund V was as of March earning an 84% gross IRR, while Fund IV was earning a 76.3% percent gross IRR.
Rising rates – reinforced this week by the Federal Reserve’s vow to continue battling inflation – are motivating LPs to explore asset classes which provide some measure of refuge. One of the beneficiaries appears to be private debt.

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