Sep 12, 2016 Thoma Bravo Announces Final Close for Flagship Fund XII
Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, today announced that it has completed fundraising for Thoma Bravo Fund XII, its most recent flagship fund. The fund closed at $7.6 billion, reaching its hard cap, and was significantly oversubscribed.
Sep 12, 2016 Twin Bridge Quoted in Buyouts Brian Gallagher discusses how permanent capital structures have evolved. He said, "Investors are pretty reluctant to do very long-term commitments without a way to get to redemptions and liquidity. GPs also have issues. If you have longer-term vehicles, it is not easy to pay carried interest to your investment team without monetization. None of these issues is insurmountable, but they've led to not too many firms trying to solve the riddle in the middle market."
Sep 7, 2016 Swander Pace Capital Closes Oversubscribed Sixth Fund at $510 Million
Swander Pace Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in investments in consumer products companies in North America and the United Kingdom, today announced that it has closed SPC Partners VI, L.P. at $510 million. The fund exceeded its initial target of $400 million with commitments almost exclusively from existing investors.
May 31, 2016 Parthenon Capital Partners Announces Final Closing of Parthenon Investors V, LP
Parthenon Capital Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm, announced today its affiliate, Parthenon Investors V, LP ("PCP Fund V"), held its final closing with $1.0 billion in commitments. PCP Fund V exceeded its initial fund target of $850 million and hit its "hard cap" of $1.0 billion.
May 25, 2016 Spire Capital Partners with Management to Purchase On Campus Marketing
Spire Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm specializing in investments in the business services, information services, education, media and communications sectors, today announced its investment in On Campus Marketing ("OCM" or the "Company"), a leading e-commerce provider serving college students through long standing relationships with colleges and universities across the United States.
Apr 18, 2016 Chuze Fitness Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Main Post Partners
Chuze Fitness, a leading High‐Value-Low‐Price ("HVLP") fitness chain with sixteen locations across California and Arizona, announced a partnership with Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies in the consumer sector.
Mar 8, 2016 Main Post Partners Completes Fundraising on $400 Million Growth Equity Fund
Main Post Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in high growth companies across the consumer value chain, services and manufacturing sectors, today announced the final closing of its inaugural fund, Main Post Growth Capital, L.P, with a total of $400 million in third-party limited partner commitments, well in excess of its initial target of $250 million.
Jan 12, 2016 Twin Bridge Quoted in Private Equity Analyst
Brian Gallagher comments on fundraising expectations for 2016. He said, "Part of the problem is people think the good times will keep rolling. But when the markets turn, it's often for reasons that neither you nor I could ever predict."
Dec 21, 2015 Twin Bridge Quoted in The Wall Street Journal
Brian Gallagher comments on what lies ahead for 2016. He said, "Right now the biggest challenge is getting allocations to the best funds. The best funds usually are pretty well known and people are all chasing the same ones. Trying to get the best terms is also a little challenging right now. If you're going to take a dogmatic approach to terms, you're going to miss some funds, because they just don't need you."