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States could fall like dominoes in carry tax ‘fairness fix’

If one US state enacts legislation to tax private equity execs more heavily, a host of others could follow.

Blackstone impressed by KKR’s stock gain in C-corp conversion

KKR’s stock has gained 25% since its May announcement that it would move away from a partnership, outperforming Blackstone.

OPIC nears PE investment mandate as House passes legislation

President Trump is likely to pass the BUILD Act into law after the bill goes back to the Senate for review.

Top 10 fund administrators: consolidating growth

M&A activity remains robust among fund administrators.

OPIC eyes mandate change with direct equity investments

Passing the BUILD Act would allow the US agency to invest directly into private companies, shifting from its loans-only mandate.

UTIMCO and other LPs on emerging markets

What major investors said about cashflows, macro tailwinds and the rule of law at the Global Private Equity Conference in Washington DC.

EMPEA 2018: Exits remain elusive in frontier markets

A former EBRD executive told EMPEA’s annual private equity conference that development finance institutions are more concerned than ever about ‘exitability.’

KKR: C-corp conversion is like moving to ‘the big ocean nearby’

The firm cited a broader investor pool and simplified tax reporting as drivers behind its decision to convert from a partnership.

KKR switches to C-corporation

Fitch Ratings says the move is not surprising, after Ares Management's decision.

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