November 12, 2010

Mizuho to Buy Stake in BlackRock

Reuters reported on November 11, 2010 that Mizuho Financial Group plans to buy a 2% stake in BlackRock.

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September 30, 2010

Blackstone Partners with Pátria

The Blackstone Group announced on September 29, 2010 a partnership in which Blackstone would purchase a 40% stake in Brazilian alternative investment manager Pátria Investimentos.

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August 25, 2010

Vanterra and C Change Launch Green Investment Fund

On August 23, 2010, Vanterra Capital Ltd. and C Change Investments announced that they have partnered to launch the Vanterra C Change Transformative Energy & Materials Fund I with a $100 million initial close.

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July 29, 2010

Bank of America Private Equity Employee Lift Outs

Bloomberg reported on July 23, 2010 that two groups of Bank of America Corp. private equity employees are planning to join two bank-affiliated independent ventures.

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June 23, 2010

BMB Group Invests in Alliance Capital Partners

The BMB Group announced an investment in Alliance Capital Partners to create BMB Alliance, a pan-European real estate investment manager

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February 11, 2010

Evercore and Trilantic Form Strategic Alliance

Evercore Partners Inc. and private equity firm Trilantic Capital Partners have announced a strategic alliance to bolster Trilantic’s private equity investment opportunities as well as the growth of Trilantic’s business.

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January 19, 2010

Deutsche Bank and Masdar Venture Capital Raise $265 Million for Clean Technology Fund

Deutsche Bank and Masdar Venture Capital announced that they have raised a total of $265 million for their joint venture, DB Masdar Clean Tec fund.

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November 2, 2009

BNY Mellon Acquires Stake in Siguler Guff

BNY Mellon has acquired a 20% minority interest in Siguler Guff, a multi-strategy private equity firm.

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October 20, 2009

JPMorgan and Interros Set Up Russia Fund

One Equity Partners, the private equity unit of JPMorgan Chase, and Interros Holding, a Russian company controlled by Vladimir Potanin (one of Russia's richest men and a 25% stakeholder in mining group Norilsk Nickle), are creating a $1 billion fund to invest in Russian companies and possibly obtain distressed assets from state banks.

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