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Lyceum to lose seven partners – exclusive

Jeremy Hand and Simon Hitchcock will lead the UK private equity firm, while directors Adam Lewis, Luke Kingston and Martin Squier will become partners, PEI has learned.

Fundraising: not as easy as it looks

Lyceum’s decision to raise capital deal-by-deal shows bumper headline figures do not tell the whole story.

Crestline seeks $500m for late-stage PE fund financing

The credit investment firm maintains the strategy has a growing market opportunity.

Hamilton Lane: ‘Asia is as boring as it gets’

Asian private equity is maturing and starting to mirror the western markets, says Hamilton Lane’s Juan Delgado-Moreira.

Bain seeks €1bn for European special sits – exclusive

The firm is aiming to hold a first close for Bain Capital Special Situations Europe in April, according to a Bain document seen by PEI.

Whitehorse targets Q1 close on second preferred equity fund

The Toronto-based firm is targeting $750m for Whitehorse Liquidity Partners II with a $1bn hard-cap, sister publication Secondaries Investor has learned.

Bain eyes Q2 first and final close on Europe V – exclusive

The private equity firm is also expected to begin raising its fourth Asian fund in the third quarter, Private Equity International has learned.

Roc Partners to close Asia fund over 50% short of target – exclusive

The firm is set to close its third pan-Asian vehicle on $130m, against an original target of $300m.

PE fundraising 2017: Download our interactive data here

A picture paints a thousand words – download and compare fundraising figures across strategies and regions with our interactive charts for capital raised last year.

Warburg Pincus plots $13.5bn fundraise in 2018 – exclusive

The firm closed its debut financial services-focused fund on $2.3bn at the end of 2017 after about six months on the road.