Steamboat Ventures is planning to raise a third fund, worth $200 million, PE Week reports (subscription required). The backer will be Steamboat’s owner, The Walt Disney Co; another, Europe-focused Steamboat fund is also in the works.
Steamboat typically invests in digital media companies — whether in social networking, mobile services, content delivery services — or other areas that are in some way related to the Disney media empire. Our previous coverage of the fund here.
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