June 16, 2014

AIG Seeds Varagon Capital Partners, Targets Middle Market

On June 11, 2014, Varagon Capital Partners, a New York-based, middle market-focused asset manager, seeded by an initial $1.5 billion investment commitment from American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) and backed by Oak Hill Capital Management, announced its launch.

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May 21, 2014

CalSTRS Seeds Hedge Fund Legion Partners

On May 20, 2014, Bloomberg.com reported that California State Teachers’ Retirement System had made its first hedge fund seed investment by committing $200 million to Legion Partners Asset Management.

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May 19, 2014

Temasek to Invest in Dymon Asia Hedge Funds

On May 12, 2014, reuters.com reported that Dymon Asia Capital had received a $500 million commitment from Temasek Holdings to start a hedge fund seeding venture.

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October 21, 2013

Sun Hung Kai Acquires Minority Stake in Kima Capital

On October 17, 2013 Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited announced that it acquired a 33.01% interest in Kima Capital Management Limited.

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August 12, 2013

Ares Management and Alleghany Announce Strategic Partnership

On July 31, 2013, Ares Management and Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y) announced a new strategic partnership and equity investment by Alleghany in Ares.

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July 18, 2013

Investcorp and Kortright Capital Announce Strategic Partnership

On July 16, 2013, Investcorp and Kortright Capital Partners announced that Kortright, a New York-based investment manager, will join Investcorp’s Single Manager Platform.  Investcorp’s seed investment in Kortright was not disclosed, but Investcorp historically provides from $50 to $100 million in seed capital.

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January 23, 2013

Grosvenor to Seed Continuum Investment Management

On January 22, 2013, structured fixed income asset management firm Continuum Investment Management announced a strategic partnership with Grosvenor Capital Management under which Continuum will receive an $85 million seed investment.

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January 11, 2013

IFC to Invest $25m in India 2020 Fund

On January 9, 2013, hindustantimes.com reported that global development institution IFC had proposed an equity investment of up to $25 million in the India 2020 Fund II to provide capital and strategic assistance to small and medium size enterprises.

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March 15, 2012

Orange and Publicis to Launch European VC Fund

On March 12, 2012, France Télécom-Orange and Publicis Group announced that they will partner with Iris Capital Management to seed a €300 million venture capital fund, OP Ventures Growth, targeting the European digital economy.

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February 16, 2012

CI Financial To Acquire Interest in Lawrence Park Capital

On February 14, 2012 CI Financial announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire a minority interest in Lawrence Park Capital Partners and that CI Financial will also invest in its inaugural fund, to be launched in March 2012.

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