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JW Childs co-founder retires amid solicitation charges

John Childs, who co-founded the firm in 1995, is one of 165 subjects named by police in Florida following a six-month investigation into massage parlours.

Stone Point sets $6.5bn hard-cap on latest fund

The firm is back in market with Trident Fund VIII less than two years after raising its predecessor.

Genstar Capital: the US’s most active mid-market firm in three charts

The firm has raised $7bn for its ninth flagship fund, including $1.1bn for larger investments.

Performance watch: Carlyle’s PE funds

PEI revisits its performance watch series with updated fund data from the Q4 earnings season.

Texas Municipal pledges half its 2019 pacing target

The pension system approved commitments to two new managers and two re-ups.

Private markets now ‘required’ in the portfolio – report

They are moving into the mainstream, with investors considering them a core part of their portfolios, according to McKinsey's latest report.

Brookfield makes over 30% GP commitment to latest PE fund

The asset manager is targeting up to $9bn for its fifth flagship private equity vehicle.

Goldman, Coller and Morgan Stanley back fund for employee shares

The firms have backed a $150m fund aimed at employees of private companies, using a part-debt/part-equity strategy.

How TSG’s $4bn consumer fund stacks up to peers

The firm is among a crop of managers that has about $77bn to put to work in the consumer-related sector.
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Carlyle’s Lee: ‘Challenging’ environment could affect 2019 deployment

The firm expects to raise $20bn across all asset classes this year, CFO Curtis Buser said on a Q4 earnings call Wednesday.

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