Advent International building a $12B Global Buyout Fund

Ardlan is seeking 2 Billion Euros to buy private debt

Carlyle has raised $1B for a Japanese buyout fund

Vista Equity Partners entering market with between $750M & $1B

and has also purchased Solera which is valued at $6.5B

Terra Firma has sold Tank-Rast valued at 3.9B Euros

Amgen has purchased Dezima Pharma for $1.5B

Siris Capital Group has offered to buy out Premier Global Services for $1B

Altec has purchased Cablevision for $17.7B

THE 15 PE FUNDRAISINGS THAT INTEREST INVESTORS THE MOST are listed in Palico’s latest Data Snapshot. There are “over 2,600 private equity vehicles raising capital for classic funds, co-investments and deal-by-deal structures,” but “out of the 57 high-profile vehicles each currently seeking more than $2.5 billion from investors,” only one makes Palico’s 15 most-viewed list: Warburg Pincus Private Equity Fund XII, “the second biggest vehicle in fundraising mode today, with a target of $12 billion.”