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Annabelle Ju

Based in New York, Annabelle Ju covers North American institutional investors and fund regulation as the US Private Equity Reporter for Private Equity International and private funds management. She previously reported on market structure at Bloomberg and obtained her Master of Science degree from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
The Sullivan & Cromwell private equity partner will succeed Mary Jo White as head of the US regulatory agency.
Insurance companies also expect the highest returns to come from private equity compared with other asset classes.
The New York pension fund, which has almost 8% of its assets in private equity, renewed its contract with TorreyCove Capital Partners as its private equity consultant, effective 1 May.
The firm is looking to raise at least $20bn without a set target or hard-cap, and will begin deploying capital around year-end.
The activist investor, which now owns almost 5% of KKR, ‘shares the vision’ for the future of the private equity giant, according to KKR.
The state sovereign wealth fund, which invests 8% in PE, has received concerns from several GPs about the policy being too strict.
The placement agent hired a former partner at Champlain Advisors who will focus on energy and real assets opportunities.
The new hire at the New York-based placement agent, which focuses solely on Asian institutional investors, is joining from an Asian alternative asset-focused family office.
The $24bn pension fund, which has 8% in private equity, plans to gradually increase its annual commitment pace to reach its 12% target by 2026.
The $368bn firm has signed an agreement with three independent broker-dealers to launch its retail investing platform.

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