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SPOTLIGHT: FUNDS OF FUNDS

SPOTLIGHT: RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

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The Responsible Investment Supplement 2018

It’s easy to forget ESG is three separate elements: environmental, social and governance. All three are covered in depth in our 2018 supplement.
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NUMBER OF THE WEEK

$411bn

Capital raised by private equity funds in 2017 – the largest total since 2008.

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PERSON IN THE NEWS

QUOTABLE

“I don’t think we’ve seen enough recovery yet to where investors are really wanting to pile back into energy.”

Brent Burnett, managing director of real assets at Hamilton Lane, on the state of play with energy-focused fundraising.

Capital is abundant, but time is scarce

Frenetic fundraising activity by established brands is putting a strain on LPs and making it tough for first-timers.

Why some Nordic Capital LPs feel left out in the cold

Not all LPs in Nordic Capital's Fund VII are happy about having just 20 days to decide on a GP-led secondaries process. 

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalising, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

Clouds over Dubai

The results of an LP-led audit into the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund could have wide ramifications.

A new direction for Harvard

The Harvard Management Company is changing its investment model, but it’s still unclear when it will pay off.

PEOPLE

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TOP 5 FUND CLOSES IN 2018