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Amanda Janis

Amanda Janis
Amanda is the Director of Digital Product Development for PEI's titles, which include Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor, Real Estate Capital, Private Equity Real Estate, Agri Investor, Infrastructure Investor, Private Debt Investor and Private Funds Management. She was previously the company's Group Managing Editor.

Snapshot: CalSTRS’ private equity chief talks fees

The ‘real’ story behind fees and their evolution were among topics PEI discussed in Sacramento recently with CalSTRS’ head of private equity, Margot Wirth.

EVCA VIDEO: The case for Europe(2)

Executives from firms including KKR, Pantheon, IK and Triangle Venture Capital discuss why Europe's private equity market remains attractive.

Equistone IV holds €1.5bn final close

Forty-two LPs committed to the European mid-market firm’s latest fund, closed roughly one year after its spin-out from Barclays.

EVCA VIDEO: The case for Europe

Executives from firms including KKR, Pantheon, IK and Triangle Venture Capital discuss why Europe's private equity market remains attractive.

Performance anxiety: the quest for better benchmarks

Measuring and benchmarking performance has long been a headache for private equity investors. Could relative performance measures ease some of the pain – and help LPs make better asset allocation decisions? Amanda Janis reports

Turkey roundtable 2013: Maturing nicely?

Turkey has been tipped for some time to become a hotbed of private equity activity, given its geographic position between Europe and Asia and its strong supply of founder- and family-owned companies ripe for expansion. Now, nearly a decade since Turkish private equity got its start, and with GDP growth forecast to hit 5% in 2013, PEI talks to four of the market’s key players to find out if Turkish private equity is finally set to take off.

Apollo realises $13bn, eyes European and LBO debt

Apollo's been taking advantage of buoyant markets on the sell-side, while targeting non-traditional deals including buying some $12bn in European loans over the past 36 months.

Div-recaps add to ticking distressed 'time bomb'

Credit market euphoria is creating the next wave of distressed investment opportunities, according to Wilbur Ross and Apollo's Joshua Harris, who spoke at the Milken Institute's Global Conference this week.

Germany roundtable: Europe’s engine room

PEI flew to Frankfurt last month to find out why Germany is now, as one LP calls it, ‘one of the most attractive private equity markets to be in’

TPG Credit closes in on $800m target

The firm, in which TPG owns a 5% stake, has already deployed more than $200m of its second distressed investment fund.
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