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Lone Star Funds raises $8.2bn

The Dallas-based private equity firm held a final close of its eleventh fund.

Bears spotted in APAC private equity

Some 14% of global professionals expect private equity activity to deteriorate over the next 12 months, compared with only 1% last year, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Oregon pension: cross-fund investments are ‘highly conflicted’

Industry trends such as GPs making pre-emptive bids and the rise of cross-fund investments are signals of late cycle behaviour, according to the $101bn Oregon State Treasury.
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Baring Vostok installs replacement heads as Calvey remains in jail

The firm has temporarily suspended the four detained employees amid a dispute over the transfer of shares from one of its portfolio companies.

Side Letter: Oregon gripes, Brookfield’s HNWIs, Hollyport

Oregon has $3.5 billion to invest in PE this year; it also has some reservations. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
NJDI recent fund commitments

New Jersey Division of Investment makes $100m commitment

The US public pension has backed a North American-focused venture capital / growth equity fund.
New York State Common Retirement Fund portfolio breakdown

New York State Common Retirement Fund approves $1.39bn commitments

The US public pension has backed five multi-regional private equity funds.

Brookfield makes over 30% GP commitment to latest PE fund

The asset manager is targeting up to $9bn for its fifth flagship private equity vehicle.

WuXi AppTec approves $3m commitment

The Shanghai-based medical technology company has backed a North America focused fund.

Cathay Life approves $50m commitment

The Taiwan-based insurance company has backed a Western Europe and North America focused fund.

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