Market At A Glance

Veronis Suhler Stevenson secured $132.5 million for the New York-based firm’s second structured credit fund, VSS Mezzanine II LP, which has $300 million target. Dallas-based HM Capital Partners LLC collected $780 million for HM Capital Partners Sector Performance Fund, including $180 million this year.

A few other firms are just getting going. CIVC Partners is seeking $700 million for its fourth fund, with the help of UBS Securities as placement agent. Longroad Asset Management plans to raise $400 million for Longroad Capital Partners III LP. The Stamford, Conn.-based firm invests in the debt of middle-market companies.

Thomson Reuters, publisher of Buyouts, tracked 17 completed control-stake LBO deals by U.S.-based firms in the last week. The five with disclosed prices had an aggregate sum of $3.5 billion. Hellman & Friedman LLC’s $2 billion acquisition of Getty Images Inc., a provider of visual content services, from Getty Investments LLC and other shareholders accounted for a significant portion of the total.