Weil Helps Graphite Capital Close $762M UK-Based PE Fund

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT) -- Graphite Capital, a middle-market British private equity house, announced Wednesday it has closed on £475 million ($762.3 million) for its eighth, U.K.-focused fund, with an additional trickle of capital expected to come in over the next few weeks.

The vast majority of capital for Graphite Capital Partners VIII — more than 85 percent — came from existing Graphite investors located in the U.K., continental Europe, the U.S. and Japan.

Additional investor capital is likely to trickle in over the next few weeks and bring the total...
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