Side Letter: BVCA takeaways, how CPPIB co-invests, Platinum’s prison problem

Private equity participants gathered in London last week for the UK's biggest industry conference. Luckily for readers, PEI was there. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
ESG sustainability

ING sets ESG carrot and stick with capital call facility

The bank provided a subscription credit facility for Singapore's Quadria Capital that pegs its interest rate to fund-level ESG performance.
Delaney Brown, CPPIB, BVCA Summit 2019

CPPIB’s ‘hands off’ approach to co-investing

Delaney Brown, head of private equity funds, outlined the types of deals the pension giant prefers and governance issues it pushes for at the BVCA Summit in London on Thursday.
EMPEA Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets in London

Impact vehicles could benefit from fund model innovation

Long-term funds could be a better fit for impact investing in emerging markets where exits and regulation remain challenging, according to panellists at an EMPEA conference.

VIDEO: Stealth firms shaking up private equity

In this three-minute video, senior executives from Eurazeo, Investcorp and Neuberger Berman share how they embarked on rapid growth and change, and give us a glimpse into private equity's future.
Michael Moore, director general, BVCA

BVCA’s Moore: ‘PE needs to tell its story smarter and better’

Private equity needs to show its economic, social and public value more, says Michael Moore, director general of the UK industry body.
Hiring, talent, human capital

How to be strategic about human capital

Investments in relationship engineering and other human capital strategies are generating greater returns for evangelist firms, says FMG Leading's Matt Brubaker.

Schroders addresses liquidity constraint in latest PE offering

Schroder GAIA II Specialist Private Equity Fund will allow LPs with a minimum investment of $50,000 to back PE investments in small and mid-sized businesses.
LACERS

LACERS increases investment pacing as it looks to trim GP relationships

The pension system will also consider commitments to strategies designed to outperform in down markets, investment committee meeting documents show.
Buy and build

How to pursue a sustainable buy-and-build strategy

Neil Lloyd, CEO of healthcare network Dental Partners, has five tips to scale up businesses quickly and sustainably and thereby enable ambitious buy-and-build strategies to flourish.
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