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VC Leader: Michigan Investment Outlook Sunny

The woman in charge of $30 billion in custom venture capital funds apparently has a special place for the $600 million of it that’s under management in Michigan. Kelly Williams, who leads Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group, said that Michigan — long a venture capital wasteland — now has significant advantages over both coasts that make it a compelling market for VC investing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Beringea, Credit Suisse Launch $180M Michigan Equity Fund

Beringea and the Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Group have launched Michigan Growth Capital Partners II L.P., a $180 million fund dedicated to providing growth equity to Michigan companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

InvestMichigan Mezzanine Fund Makes First Investments in Michigan Companies

Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group and Beringea, co-managers of the InvestMichigan Mezzanine Fund, Thursday announced the Fund’s first investment — Lexington-based Huron Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

New $130M In Biz Funding From Dow, State, SBA

A public-private partnership involving state and federal governments and Dow Chemical Co. is pumping up to $130 million in new business financing over five years into the state of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

InvestMichigan Shows Off VC Successes, Job Creation

The Invest Michigan Growth Capital Fund, a venture capital fund that includes two state pension funds, showed off some of its successful investments Wednesday in a program at the Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit. InvestMichigan […]

09/08/2010