Naqvi launched last ditch attempt to save Abraaj

The founder submitted a plan in August that included giving up carry and disposing of assets over several years, according to documents seen by PEI.

Demystifying Solvency II’s latest regulations

Two industry experts involved in the latest consultation process for Solvency II summarise the key points and how they affect insurers' private equities investments.

Bridges looks to make HNWI impact with family office hire

Bonny Landers previously served as head of sustainable, responsible and impact investment at London-based multi-family office Sandaire.

UK regulator taps USS exec to drive fee template adoption

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

European family offices plan greater PE deployment

The average global family office will raise private equity deployment by almost 30% next year, a Campden Wealth and KKR report finds.

AllianzGI hires two Abraaj directors for Asian private credit

The new senior hires include Weizhong Yun, who directed Abraaj’s South-East Asian private equity coverage based in Singapore.

German state-backed impact fund tackles extreme weather

Switzerland's BlueOrchard is planning an interim close in January for an impact fund targeting climate insurance businesses in emerging markets.

Kelso secures $2bn en route to final close – exclusive

The mid-market investor has set a $2.95bn hard-cap for Fund X, PEI understands.

Investors warn over impact fund ‘greenwashing’

As impact strategies grow in popularity, pressure is growing on fund managers to talk up their social benefits, LPs say.

How to be a good co-investor

In such a competitive market, even the most experienced co-investor cannot rest on their laurels. What should limited partners do to make themselves stand out?

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