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Sixpoint turns money manager with $200m spin-out fund

The placement agent and secondaries advisor has raised $200m to finance seed, allocation and expansion operations for firms that want to go it alone.

Asante bulks up senior exec team

Alexander Apponyi’s previous experience includes more than three years as the European head of private capital at Jefferies International.

Vista recruits Park Hill director – exclusive

Jeffrey Russell is set to join the TMT-focused firm as it seeks $12bn for Fund VII.

CPPIB hires Rede origination head – exclusive

Dushy Sivanithy is joining Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s private equity funds team in London, PEI has learned.

Capstone opens London office

Managing partner Louis de Saint-Marcq, who is responsible for fundraising and origination across the Nordics, Belgium, Iberia and the UK, will lead the team.

Houlihan Lokey gets into fund placement business with BearTooth acquisition

The investment bank is adding capital-raising services for private funds to its product platform for the first time.

Rede co-founder to relocate as firm eyes US GPs – exclusive

The firm plans to add one or two US managers to its platform to diversify the business.

In search of the rainmakers

Talented individuals can still make the difference in the world of private equity fundraising.

Placement agents follow direct investing shift

LPs’ increased interest in direct investing is an opportunity for placement agents to diversify their revenue streams.

Ask a fundraiser

Your capital raise hits a major roadblock  — what should you do? The experts on some well-known industry nightmares.

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