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Insurers’ attitude to private equity in three charts

Global firms want to increase their allocations to private equity more than any other asset class.

Is private equity running on a ‘fad cycle’?

UK public pensions have not been seduced into private equity’s growth as successfully as some other investors. Sarah Smart, chairwoman of pensions administrator TPT Retirement Solutions, suggests some reasons why.

Alto Partners raises €210m

The Italy-based private equity fund manager closes latest mid-market vehicle at hard-cap.

LISTEN: The top litigation risks for private funds in 2018

Proskauer’s Tim Mungovan and Josh Newville talk about the key litigation risks for private equity this year, including litigation funding and cyber-breaches.

Arizona PSPRS commits up to $60m

The $10bn US public pension backs a China-focused growth equity fund.

Flying Fish holds $27.8m first close

The Seattle-based firm's debut vehicle will target early-stage Pacific Northwest startups.

Is Nordic’s really the world’s largest GP-led secondaries deal?

A lack of industry standards makes measuring the size of secondaries deals tricky in a fast-evolving market.

Retail apocalypse: why the model needs to change

Retail blowouts are hitting the headlines, but many of the problems date from before the global financial crisis.

Nonantum Capital Partners raises $385m

The US-based mid-market private equity firm closes debut fund focused on family businesses, corporate carve-outs, and complex situations.

Corporates make dramatic move into venture capital

Many companies outside the tech sector are setting up investment arms.

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