J.W. Childs Gathers $250 Million So Far for Fifth Fund

J.W. Childs Associates, the consumer and healthcare-focused firm best known for backing high-profile retail brands that include Mattress Firm and Sunny D, as well as physician management practices like Sheridan, is about halfway to reaching the goal for its latest fund.

The pool, J.W. Childs Equity Partners V LP, has held a first close and gathered about $250 million in total commitments, said a person familiar with the fundraising process. The Waltham, Mass., firm launched its fundraising late last year seeking $500 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Ricardo Felix is Appointed Partner as Hong Kong Team Grows

We're excited to announce that Asante has recently appointed Ricardo Felix, Head of Asia-Pacific, to Partner.

Asante Capital congratulates its partner on the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI (‘HIF VI’)

We are pleased to announce the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI ( ‘HIF VI’) on September 30, 2022. HIF VI secured $905 million in fund and related co-investment commitments to invest in HIF VI’s portfolio of North American power and renewable energy opportunities. 

Private-Equity Firms Look to Foreign Cash as U.S. Pension Funds Struggle

One of our Managing Partners, Fraser van Rensburg, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article by Chris Cumming about American private-equity firms collecting more money from abroad.