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International GPs and LPs increasingly view Japan as one of the hottest growth markets for private equity as it gets lifted by macro tailwinds.
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The UN agency tasked with advancing children’s development is encouraging firms to actively search for ways to improve conditions by adopting its new 'child-lens investing' framework.
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VCMI executive director Mark Kenber says carbon offsets are needed to help achieve net zero – but the market can only flourish if projects can demonstrate integrity.
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Ultra-wealthy families have a long history of engaging in philanthropy – and impact investors can readily tap this source of capital.
Despite a strong 2022, PE firms still face significant hurdles in finding exit opportunities.
Renewable energy investments have traditionally been dominated by infrastructure funds, but private equity can also play a hand in the continent’s energy transition.
Addressing the needs of underserved groups provides an opportunity to boost returns and achieve impact.
Tech platforms are helping PE firms to cope with increasing environmental, social and corporate governance reporting demands, but what are the limits to their effectiveness?
PE firms are investing in businesses plugging the gaps caused by a declining and ageing population, such as those providing staffing, health and elderly care services.

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