CalPERS pays more in fees, less in carry

The US’s largest public pension decreased its overall expense costs by $170m during the fiscal year ended 30 June, up from $67m of savings last year.

Perspectives 2018: The growing affinity with family offices

Family offices have the most positive attitude to private equity since PEI began surveying them five years ago.

Looking back: The five most-read stories of 2017

From momentous hires to strategy advice from those at the top, here are the stories that most piqued the interest of PEI readers this year.

Looking back: Europe in 2017

Private equity professionals have identified three key trends that helped to shape the European market during 2017.

Looking back: Asia in 2017

The year delivered strong exits for GPs, increased dealflow in Japan, South Korea and Australia as well as a pick-up in fundraising.

Perspectives 2018: ESG rises up the LP agenda

Investors are placing increasing emphasis on environmental, social and governance factors in due diligence, our LP survey suggests.

Ardian passes halfway mark for fifth co-investment fund – exclusive

Ardian Co-investment V had secured at least €447m as of May, according to an investment document seen by Private Equity International.

Schwarzman: US tax reform ‘no love letter to PE’

Blackstone’s chief executive says the changes could be a game-changer for the Trump presidency and that some provisions will hurt his business.

Vote now in the PEI Awards 2017!

The polls are open for our annual awards – don’t miss the chance to have your say.

Ardian to launch $8bn mature secondaries fund – exclusive

Generation Mature Secondary FoF will target stakes in European and US private equity funds, PEI has learned.