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Saudi Arabian Venture Shop Aims for a Second $500 Million Fund

A Saudi Arabian venture capital firm is looking to raise money for a second $500 million fund. STV, which backed Careem Networks, is exploring options for its second fund.  

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Saudi Arabian Venture Shop Aims for a Second $500 Million Fund
October 16, 2019

A Saudi Arabian venture capital firm is looking to raise money for a second $500 million fund. STV, which backed Careem Networks, is exploring options for its second fund.  

Madison Dearborn Partners Eyes Eighth Fund, Sets $4.5 Billion Goal
October 11, 2019

Madison Dearborn Partners, a Chicago-based private equity giant, is launching its eighth fund. The company wants to raise $4.5 billion. The figure would top the $4.4 billion it raised for…

LGPS Launches Climate Change Strategy
October 10, 2019

LGPS Central has announced the launch of a multi-factor equity fund. The manager of pooled assets from nine British public sector pension funds say that climate change sits at the…

Stanford University Endowment Fund Reports 6.5% Gain
October 9, 2019

The fund outperformed the median results of peers The Stanford University Endowment Fund released its investment results last week. For the 12 months ending June 30, 2019, Stanford Management Company…

Martin Taylor and Hedge Fund Crake Asset Management Start Trading
October 8, 2019

Martin Taylor shut down Nevsky Capital three years ago. But he’s proven that top-performing managers – rare as they are – can stay away for too long. Taylor has returned…

Hedge Elliott Management May Join Apollo Global Management to Save EP Energy Corp.
October 7, 2019

The EP Energy bankruptcy might have a pair of saviors. Apollo Global Management and Elliott Management have put together a rescue plan for the bankrupt firm. A deal would allow…

Hedge Fund Solel Partners Launches with $600 Million AUM
October 3, 2019

Solel Partners began trading this week with $600 million AUM. According to Bloomberg, former Highfields Capital Management partners Craig Peskin and Peter Fleiss are leading the fund.

Sports Gambling Meets Venture Capital
October 3, 2019

The Sports Gambling Investment Fund has announced the formation of its first fund. The group aims to discover, fund, and mentor startups entering the casino and gaming business.

Vanguard Launches Actively Managed International Fund
October 3, 2019

A new Vanguard fund has launched to add to the firm’s list of mutual funds and ETFs launched under CEO Tim Buckley. The company has unveiled the Vanguard International Core Stock…

Goldman Shakes Up Asia M&A Team after John Kim Leaves (And Other People on the Move)
October 3, 2019

Bank splits M&A leadership role between two rising stars Goldman Sachs has hired two new leaders to operate the company’s M&A group in Asia ex-Japan. The firm has appointed co-heads…