Giant investors
ArcLight Capital Partners’ $3.4bn haul for its seventh flagship fund and Odyssey Investment Partners’ $3.25bn for its sixth flagship fund were among the largest funds closed during the month.
Dag Skattum BlackRock
Dag Skattum, Europe head of the asset manager's Long Term Private Capital fund, says family- and privately owned companies are attracted to a more flexible type of capital.
The UK-headquartered firm is set to hold final closes this month on two northern European mid-market focused vehicles, Genesis 9 and Saturn 2.
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Pharmaceutical business
The Singaporean firm held the final close on Quadria Capital Fund II on $595m after raising its hard-cap from $500m, managing partner Abrar Mir tells PEI.
Niigata, Chubu region, Japan
The fund's investors are predominantly regional banks and local financial institutions looking to generate additional business opportunities within their respective locales, PEI understands.
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Mumbai, India
The group did the same for Tata Capital Growth Fund II, which is expected to hold a final close below target in H1 2020.
Tallahassee, Florida
The $164bn pension plan, which is focused on getting more exposure to smaller managers in Europe, finds language and regulatory differences within the EU still tough to navigate.
Chinese pharmacy
Deal sourcing will be led by Peng Fu, a former MD at Chinese investment manager Fosun, according to an investor email seen by PEI.

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