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Michael Baruch

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Inflexion, Invest Europe and KKR are just some of the private equity firms and bodies rallying to support the humanitarian relief effort in Ukraine.
The current private equity fundraising environment is proving challenging for LPs and GPs alike, with limited timeframes and ever-larger funds creating gridlock.
'In the short term, the industry is definitely experiencing some indigestion', said TPG CFO Jack Weingart on the firm's first public earnings, noting TPG expects to hit its targets quicker than it initially thought.
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The firm's 14th flagship programme is seeking $16bn and will enjoy a GP commitment of more than $1.1bn.
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By making GP clawbacks gross of taxes, the new rules could lead to the resurgence of the archaic original American waterfall.
Henry Cornell, founder Cornell Capital
Cornell Capital Partners II has already made three investments, representing roughly a quarter of its portfolio, founder Henry Cornell told PEI.
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While few established secondaries firms remain independent after a glut of M&A transactions last year, more groups than ever are seeking a seat at the table in the expanding marketplace.
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While the adoption of venture capital sponsor-driven transactions is in the early stages, the technology is already adapting to the nuances of the asset class.
Anthony Scaramucci
He had his bitcoin ETF blocked by the SEC in January, but that’s not stopping Scaramucci from taking aim at the blockchain craze.
Nicole Musicco
Nicole Musicco, an OTPP veteran, brings a track record of direct investing to the Californian pension looking to increase its exposure to the area.

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