The haul for Fund VI comes as firms raised more than $500bn of capital in final closes last year.
Gender equality
IFC’s latest report is one of the industry’s most comprehensive roadmaps on how GPs and LPs can address gender disparities in their firms and investment portfolios.
The Europe-focused buyout firm has reduced capital raising targets since 2009, when it shifted focus to smaller mid-market companies in the region.
Kurt Björklund has become sole managing partner at the private equity giant.
Record volumes, new entrants and GP-led deals with a little more 'hair on them' are among trends to look out for this year, according to industry leaders.
Carlyle, Blackstone, BlackRock chiefs condemn mob violence and call for Americans to move forward with a peaceful transition of power after a chaotic day of protest and violence.
Copenhagen, Denmark
Institutional Investment Partners Denmark plans to add third-party capital to its $10bn AUM in the first quarter via separately managed accounts.
BlackRock is reportedly stepping down capital-raising efforts for its long-term capital fund, a strategy that has raised nearly $50bn from LPs in the last five years.
About 44% of Fund IV was raised from new investors, the majority of which were based in South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, founder Chris Freund tells PEI.
New EU rules on ESG, corporate carve-outs and higher taxes driving dealflow could dominate the European private equity scene this year.

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