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ADIA’s direct private equity investments double in value in three years

Almost 40% of the sovereign wealth fund’s new commitments in 2018 were sourced by its internal team.

WSIB’s Bruebaker: ‘You never want to waste a good crisis’

Gary Bruebaker steered the pension system through the financial crisis to build out a robust private equity programme.

UTIMCO shifts to large buyouts to scale PE portfolio

The endowment will trim its private equity manager list by almost 50% and increase cheques to core GPs to maintain its $3bn annual investment target.

Public pensions: NJ governor’s rhetoric leaves pension trying to re-establish itself in PE

Phil Murphy’s anti-private equity rhetoric is leaving GPs confused.

Abraaj’s Abdel-Wadood pleads guilty in US court

Mustafa Abdel-Wadood admitted to racketeering and fraud, and has agreed to co-operate with the US probe on the fallen emerging markets firm.

American Capital spinout holds first close on Fund II

The vehicle, which is targeting $375m, is Northlane Capital’s first as an independent manager.
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Nordic Capital seeks local hires for new US office

The firm is looking to hire up to four people for its New York office, which will focus on providing service to existing and new US healthcare portfolio companies.

Hamilton Lane closes largest co-investment fund to date

The fundraising lasted 18 months and 40% of the capital came from new investors.

Penn SERS board pushes for more transparency

The pension system’s private equity portfolio has been criticised for its cost and number of manager relationships.

Performance watch: New Enterprise Associates

The veteran VC firm invests in technology and healthcare companies, and has maintained consistent performance through leadership transitions.  
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