Blue Wolf Capital raises $1.1bn

The New-York based investment firm has announced a final close for its fifth flagship private equity vehicle.

Fund name: Blue Wolf Capital Fund V
Target size: $1 billion
Amount raised: $1.1 billion
Stage of fundraising: Final close
Final close date: April 2022
Time on the road: Nine months
Predecessor fund: Blue Wolf Capital Fund IV ($540m)

Blue Wolf Capital has announced a successful final close for Blue Wolf Capital Fund V at its $1.1 billion hard-cap, according to a press release on the firm’s website.

The fund was oversubscribed to its $1 billion target, with strong support from existing investors along with a diverse base of new partners, including pension funds, endowments, foundations, funds of funds, family offices and consultants.

The fund will continue Blue Wolf’s investment strategy by targeting investments in mid-market companies across its healthcare and industrial sectors. Through the fund, Blue Wolf will continue to build upon its proprietary investment approach, which combines financial and operational discipline with ESG principles.

Blue Wolf Capital held a final close for the previous fund in the series in October 2017, oversubscribed at $540 million against a $525 million target.