fundnotes_11_17_03

Saratoga Ventures IV LP of Saratoga, Calif., raised an additional $200,000 from two accredited investors through a private offering of partnership interests. This brings the total amount raised to $3.8 million. Most recently, the fund reported that it had raised $3.6 million from 20 accredited investors as of October 2003. The fund targets to raise $15 million and plans to make venture capital investments. The filing cites among beneficial owners M.I.T. Partners IV of Los Gatos, Calif.

Vantage Capital Partners LP of Dallas raised $499,997 from 15 accredited investors through a private offering of partnership interests. A minimum investment of $11,111 was required on the placement. The fund plans to acquire businesses.

DW Healthcare Partners LP of Salt Lake City raised additional $13 million from three accredited investors through a private offering of partnership interests. This brings the total amount raised to $29.4 million. Most recently, the fund reported that it had raised $16.5 million from 20 accredited investors as of November 2002. The fund targets to raise $125 million and plans to make venture capital investments. BerchWood Partners LLC of New York helping to place an issue.

EdgeStone Capital Equity Fund II-US-Inst. LP of Toronto raised $37.5 million from three accredited investors through a private placement of partnership interests. Forum Capital Securities LLC of New York helped to place an issue for $573,358 in sales commissions. The venture capital fund plans to make private equity and equity related investments in North American, primarily Canadian private mid-market entities. The filing cites among beneficial owners The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company of Milwaukee and GEPT Canada Investments of Stamford, Conn.

CGPE IV LP of Brea, Calif., has filed to raise $20 million through a private offering of partnership interests. At the time of its SEC filing, the fund had already raised $18.4 million from 157 accredited investors. The minimum investment of $50,000 required on the placement can be waived. The fund plans to co-invest with Capital International Private Equity Fund IV LP, which makes privately negotiated equity and equity related investments.