Willkie Farr Reps Insight In $2.6B Tech Fund Close

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT) -- Fresh off a successful exit from blog startup Tumblr Inc., Insight Venture Partners has closed its eighth technology fund with nearly $2.6 billion in capital commitments, the New York private equity firm said Wednesday.

Insight Venture Partners VIII LP, which has $2.57 billion in assets, will make investments in the global software, e-commerce, Internet and data services industries. The fund will invest in both growth-stage companies and more established firms with controlling or minority acquisitions, Insight said.

The New York private equity firm was one of...
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