Compensation Report
Search League Tables

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Lead Story

Meet the LP: Olaf Neubert, Hedges Capital Inc Video

16 July 2014

In this video from the PartnerConnect East conference, Olaf Neubert, managing partner at Hedges Capital Inc, discusses the secondary market for private equity interests and the increasing role of specialization by such funds.

Cover Stories

Amount raised during 2014 by fund type ($B)

Oxygen flows freely to sub-$1 billion funds

Buyouts - July 14 2014

At the peak of the last fundraising boom six years ago, sponsors had reason to feel like small potatoes if they were targeting anything less than $1 billion. Today, with fundraising soaring again, such firms are playing a far larger role in the market.

Q2 2014 deals by type

Dealmaking picks up, but at higher prices

Buyouts - July 14 2014

U.S. sponsors tallied up more closed deals in the second quarter than a year ago as the sustained economic recovery and strength in the credit markets created a mood to merge.

Fund News

Blackstone-backed Patria beats Fund V target with $1.75 bln

21 July 2014

Patria Investimentos, backed by The Blackstone Group, has closed its fifth private equity fund on $1.75 billion, beating its original $1.5 billion target, according to a person with knowledge of the fundraising.

Deal News

Exits, Q2 2014

17 July 2014 | Updated: 22 April 2014

Download the “Q2 2014 Exits” table from the Related Files tab below to see the full list of all M&As and IPOs by U.S.-based financial sponsors in the second quarter of 2014.

Fresh Capital

Secondary market is showing signs of peaking

20 July 2014

Some private equity limited partners have been “de-risking” their illiquid portfolios, according to a fresh first-half pricing report from alternative asset advisory firm Cogent Partners.

​Meet the LP: Michael Felman, MSF Capital Advisors Video

02 July 2014

In this video from the PartnerConnect East conference, Michael Felman, the president of MSF Capital Advisors, a a global multi-family office, discusses the opportunities for direct investing and fund investments, in both venture capital and buyouts.

Market Intelligence

Market at a glance 7.14.14


Buyouts - July 14 2014

U.S.-based buyout and mezzanine shops raised more than $103.3 billion in capital through July 4. The latest fundraising tally is significantly higher than the same time last year when buyout and mezzanine shops managed to raise only $79.1 billion.

From the Editor

David Toll, Editor, Buyouts

Indiana illustrates how quickly LPs can ramp up, ramp down

09 July 2014

Many advisers preach to their clients the importance of maintaining a steady commitment pace to alternative investments, in part to ensure money gets deployed during both good times and bad. In practice, limited partners often fall short of this ideal.

Inside the Deal

Jonathan Friedlands of Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

JOBS Act update: what sponsors need to know

Buyouts - July 14 2014

Readers of Buyouts are familiar with the JOBS Act, which, among other things, lifted the ban against general solicitation for certain exempt offerings and will, once the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approves regulations, permit non-accredited investors to make investments into exempt offerings through crowdfunding “portals.”

Digital Edition

Access a digital edition of the latest print magazine here.

To read the Buyouts Magazine Digital Edition you will need to enter your details in the login section.

If you have forgotten your password, or would like to find out more about Buyouts subscriptions, please email greg.winterton@