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SPOTLIGHT: FUNDRAISING

The Rainmaker 50

Who has the power to turn an investor 'no' into a 'yes'? Who got first-time funds off the ground? Presenting PEI's list of the most influential fundraisers in private equity today.

SPOTLIGHT: MANAGER PERFORMANCE

DATABASE

INVESTOR IN FOCUS

MOST READ

NUMBER OF THE WEEK

$82.3bn

Capital raised by private equity funds in Q1 2018

Archer’s freeze is the product of a changing market

A shift in Australian private equity has left firms like Archer, which has decided not to continue raising its sixth fund, without deep institutional backing.

PE gets schooled

The tax reform law hits these institutional investors and could lead to long-term consequences.

In search of the rainmakers

Talented individuals can still make the difference in the world of private equity fundraising.

A fresh perspective on dry powder

The amount of unspent capital is undoubtedly high, but for managers willing to look there are more than enough opportunities out there.

Why Verdane’s buyout fund is an ‘edda-fying’ development

The Nordic firm's Edda fund shows LPs are willing to back new propositions from GPs that can demonstrate an ability to deploy capital in a challenging environment.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

PEOPLE

CPPIB names Feeney global head of PE

Shane Feeney will be responsible for the Canadian pension’s $51bn private equity portfolio overseeing direct private equity investments, funds, secondaries and co-investments.

LP WATCH

TOP 5 FUND CLOSES IN 2018

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