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Local private equity firms raise funds, invest

It has been a busy day for a couple of Chicago private equity firms.

Chicago-based buyout firm Waud Capital has closed its third fund, receiving $463 million in commitments from new and existing investors. Its initial goal was $350 million. Get the full story »

GTCR plans $3B buyout fund, its 10th

GTCR Golder Rauner, one of Chicago’s biggest private equity firms, plans to raise $3 billion for its 10th buyout fund, according to a recently filed statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Chicago-based firm raised $2.8 billion for its ninth fund in 2006. Get the full story »