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The demise of Abraaj may force LPs to rethink the fundamentals of manager due diligence.

Mubadala eyes more third-party capital

The investment arm of Abu Dhabi's second-largest SWF has teamed with SoftBank to raise $400m for venture capital.

Actis eyes double fund launch by year-end – exclusive

The growth markets manager is set to launch a financial services fund and its fifth Africa-focused vehicle.

Abraaj’s Naqvi: We have been humbled, exhausted and tested

As the firm appoints liquidators, founder Arif Naqvi says he is hopeful the fund management business will live on under new owners.

Why timing matters in emerging markets

Vehicles reached peak TVPI in their eighth year after launch, compared with the 10th year for developed markets, according to a report from eFront.

Details of Apollo’s hybrid debt-equity fund revealed

The fund would invest in senior and subordinated debt along with structured equity and non-control positions in financially troubled companies.

Blackstone eyes China, India for $2.3bn Asia fund

The firm will have a minimum of $3.8bn of equity to invest in Asia along with capital commitments from its global buyout fund.

CalPERS proposes changes to PE investment policy

Staff will seek feedback on proposed simplifications to its PE programme policy, including scrapping the CIO’s ability to approve increases in capital commitments to SMAs.

Capital Dynamics hires Goldman exec for strategy expansion – exclusive

Bryn Gostin, a former attorney, has joined the firm as head of product development and strategic initiatives.

Future Fund reorganises investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund creates five new roles, split by asset class, after head of property exits.

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