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Once raised, the vehicle will commit to three of Johannesburg-based Ethos’ current offerings, including its newly launched credit strategy, and will buy a secondary stake in the firm’s existing sixth fund.
Gary Bialik takes up his post at a time of transition for the New York-based firm, which is considering new investment opportunities after suspending fundraising for its sixth fund last summer.
The latest LP vote provides a way forward for the firm, which had paused fundraising following the death of founder Claudio Sposito in January.
Howard Weiss, former senior VP and CFO at Castle Harlan, has joined Stella Point, a mid-market private equity firm co-founded by Justin Wender, Castle Harlan’s president from 2006-2010.
The European mid-market investor has promoted four of its staff to partner, including secondaries chief Christian Böhler.
Here are the key issues the UK private equity industry would like new UK Chancellor Philip Hammond to tackle.
Following a sluggish first quarter, private debt fundraisers enjoyed a far more fruitful period from April to the end of June.
The Colombian firm’s third fund is expected to hold a first close in August amid regulatory changes that have freed up more investment for alternative assets.
Direct private equity assets reached $640bn, or 18% of the total managed by the top 100 alternative asset managers worldwide, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Bain Capital’s seventh venture capital fund will invest in B2B software, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure software.

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