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Private Equity Deal Activity & Valuations: What to Expect in 2023

January 25, 2023 — Louise Woltz Smith, Managing Director, Private Equity at Apogem Capital, discusses the impact of economic uncertainty, rising rates, and a sharply declining leveraged loan market on deal activity and valuations and looks ahead to new risks and opportunities in the coming year.

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Apogem Capital Closes its Third and Largest Private Real Assets Fund

December 21, 2022 – We are excited to announce the successful final close of our third private Real Assets fund on $265 million, significantly exceeding the target fund size of $200 million.

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Apogem Capital Reveals Inaugural ESG Report

October 25, 2022 – Apogem Capital believes that ESG considerations can help provide better risk-adjusted returns to investors over the long term, and we are committed to continually advancing and improving responsible investing practices.

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Apogem Capital Announces Private Markets Leader David Fann Joins the Firm

September 06, 2022 – Apogem Capital LLC announced that David Fann, former Vice Chairman and Partner of Aksia LLC, has joined Apogem as Senior Managing Director and Vice Chairman.

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Private Markets Mid-Year Outlook

August 17, 2022 – Explore the current state of private markets and potential opportunity in the US middle market in Apogem’s inaugural mid-year outlook. Find inside: an overview of the macro environment and risks to returns, performance of private markets during prior recessionary periods, and the evolution of this segment since the Global Financial Crisis.

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Apogem Capital Closes its Sixth and Largest Secondary Fund at $614M

August 15, 2022 – We are excited to announce the successful final close of our sixth and largest Secondary fund.

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PA Capital Closes on $673 Million Across Two Private Equity Funds: Largest Multi-Manager and Co-investment Funds to Date

March 2, 2022 – PA Capital, a leading private equity investor in the North American middle market, held final closes for two of its private equity funds earlier this year.

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Is the Illiquidity Premium Dead?

November 2021 – Each quarter, we survey managers across the New York Life Investments platform to gather views, identify priority themes, and pressure-test investment ideas.

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Gauge Capital Announces Strategic Partnership with RidgeLake Partners

October 6, 2021 – Gauge Capital, a leading growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that RidgeLake Partners has made a strategic investment in the Firm. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Lessons Learned: Insights From the COVID-19 Crisis for Middle Market Private Equity Sponsors

Q3 2021 – The COVID-19 crisis forced middle market private equity sponsors to make rapid changes to core business and investment processes to keep their businesses running and their portfolios intact. Because many of these changes proved successful under the most trying circumstances, some will remain in place long after the pandemic recedes, permanently altering the industry.

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