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Madeleine Farman

The investment consultant is seeking external capital for a secondaries fund, following consultants such as Hamilton Lane and StepStone in managing pooled private markets funds.
Fast closes, scale-ups through acquisitions and near-total secrecy – what’s behind one of Europe’s best-performing managers?
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The consumer-focused private equity firm has brought on Harry’s chief growth officer Tehmina Haider and Engine No.1’s Michael O’Leary as partners to lead the strategy.
There are many mistakes one can make in technology and software investing, but the biggest of them happen ahead of the initial investment, says Thoma Bravo’s Orlando Bravo.
Europe Texas investment
Two-thirds of the Texas Permanent School Fund's PE commitments have been made to North American investments, with the remainder split between Europe and Asia.
The mid-market firm raised around $10.2bn for its predecessor flagship in April last year.
Alaska Permanent Fund storm clouds
After being overallocated to its private equity asset and special opportunities portfolio for fiscal year 2022, Alaska Permanent Fund will commit less moving into 2023.
Pantheon manager selection strategy
In its 35th year of operations, Pantheon International Plc's Helen Steers tells PEI what the investment fund looks for in a fund manager.
Johanna Barr Advent International
PEI catches up with Johanna Barr, managing director and global co-head of LP services at Advent, to discuss building new relationships and the need for streamlined due diligence.
Alaska Permanent Fund storm clouds
The new British PM’s pledges to commit to investment, growth and lowering taxes received applause from private equity sources we spoke to this week; dealing with the fallout of an economic downturn will be no small task.

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