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Critics of private equity have long considered this a loophole that allows already-wealthy GPs to pay less than regular workers.
Seattle-based Wyze Labs Inc, a smart home technology company, has raised $15 million in financing.
Foresite last year launched an affiliate called Foresite Labs, which incubates companies at the interface of data sciences and healthcare.
Claritas Capital also invested in the $18.5 million Series B funding
Departure, leaving, new job, quitting job,
Solange Fernandez Brooks will will leave the pension fund at year-end to take a new role at New American Alliance, a nonprofit organization that represents Hispanic business interests. Brooks joined CalSTRS in 2004 and worked across the system’s investment portfolio, with an emphasis on emerging managers and its home loan program.
Insight Venture Partners, a growth- and early-stage investor, has been working on a restructuring process to move assets out of older funds into a continuation vehicle that will give the GP more time to manage the assets. Insight is one of a handful of top-line venture managers who have turned to the secondary market to […]
Another big venture player is using the secondary market to sort out older funds. Insight Venture Partners, a venture and growth investor based in New York, is running a secondary process that will enable LPs in older funds to cash out of their stakes or stick with the manager in a continuation vehicle. It’s not […]
Silver Lake is eyeing $750 million for its third tech-growth credit fund, ramping fund size in an ultracompetitive market for middle-market technology, sources told Buyouts. Silver Lake Waterman Fund III targets investments in pre-IPO, later-stage growth companies in technology, tech-enabled and growth-related industries. It lends money to such companies that don’t want the dilution of […]
Two senior-level executives at Accel-KKR are changing their roles as the firm kicks off fundraising for its sixth flagship pool, sources said. Managing Director Joe Savig has left the firm, sources said. It’s not clear why he departed. Savig joined the firm in 2007, prior to which he worked at Graham Partners, according to his LinkedIn profile. For the past two […]
Three GPs from Ascent Venture Partners are raising their debut fund, targeting $125 million for early-stage growth investments in a new shop called Pulse Ventures, a person with knowledge of the firm told VCJ parent Buyouts Insider. Geoff Oblak, Matt Fates and Luke Burns have all been longtime GPs at Ascent, based in Boston. They have […]

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