fundnotes_12_08_03

Hancock Mezzanine Partners III LP of Boston has filed to raise $365 million through a private offering of limited partnership interests. At the time of its SEC filing, the fund had already raised $88.9 million from 11 accredited investors. A minimum investment of $1 million is required on the placement. Benedetto, Gartland & Co. Inc. of New York and Signator Investors Inc. of Boston act as placement agents for $6.1 million in sales commissions.

Monitor Clipper Equity Partners II LP of Cambridge, Mass., raised an additional $282.7 million from 26 accredited investors through a private offering of partnership interests. This brings the total amount raised to $532.5 million. Most recently, the fund reported that it had raised $249.8 million from 29 accredited investors as of June 2003. The fund has targeted to raise $600 million. The minimum investment of $10 million required on the placement can be waived. Monument Group Inc. of Boston is helping to place an issue for $4.6 million in findersí fees. The fund announces itself as a private equity fund.

VIMAC Milestone Medica Fund LP of Boston has filed to raise $150 million through a private offering of limited partnership interests. At the time of its SEC filing, the fund had already raised $27.6 million from 23 accredited investors. The fund plans to make investments in life sciences companies, with a focus on biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries. The filing cites among beneficial owners of the fund RBC Technology Ventures Inc. and STCUM Montreal Transit Authority.

SLP Investors II LLC of Bellevue, Wash., has filed to raise $39.4 million through a private offering LLC interests. At the time of its SEC filing, the fund had already raised $37.6 million from 35 accredited investors. A minimum investment of $500,000 is required on the placement. The fund plans to make private equity investments in technology companies.

WSL Partners LP of Cincinnati has filed to raise $80 million through a private offering partnership interests. At the time of its SEC filing, the fund had already raised $40 million from one accredited investor. A minimum investment of $500,000 is required on the placement. The fund announces itself as a private equity fund. The filing cites among beneficial owners Fort Washington Capital Partners LLC and The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company.