Where PE can find bright spots amid China’s slowdown

BDA Partners' Mark Webster describes how Xi Jinping’s recent pledge to improve access to Chinese markets and lower import tariffs will affect private equity and M&A markets in Asia.
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Life after Abraaj: How former employees can remain in private equity

Junior and mid-level employees are widely regarded as attractive targets, while more senior personnel may find themselves on the receiving end of tough questions from future business partners.

Funds of Funds Special: The key to opening up the defined contribution world

Funds of funds have a key role to play in opening up private markets to defined contribution pension plans.

Funds of Funds Special: FoFs become data analysis machines

Fund of funds managers can digest data more easily than LPs and GPs – and have access to plenty.
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How does an Oaktree-Brookfield entity stack up?

PEI's interactive charts paint a picture of how the two would marry together.
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European insurers given private equity boost after regulation tweak

The European Commission has reduced the amount of capital insurers must set aside to manage the perceived risks for some long-term equities.

Hercules founder steps down amid college bribery allegations

The HTGC founder and his wife allegedly paid to fabricate their daughters’ SAT and ACT exam results and bribed a Georgetown University tennis coach.
William McGlashan, TPG

McGlashan allegations: what they mean for impact investing

The leader of TPG’s The Rise Fund, the most prominent impact investor in the industry, has been charged over his alleged role in a college admissions bribery and money laundering scam. The fallout could be significant.
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PEI Awards Hall of Fame: Who’s won the most?

PEI has trawled the archives to establish which firms have won the most gongs since the inception of the PEI Awards in 2001.

India’s buyout market hots up

Firms completed at least $5.8bn of private equity, infrastructure and real assets buyouts last year, more than the previous four years combined, according to EMPEA data.

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