Korea Post seeks overseas PE firms for $200m co-investment

Applicants must make a minimum 1% GP commitment of the total fund size.

Unison Capital to return with Japan and Korea funds – exclusive

The Japanese buyout firm wants to raise almost $1bn for its fifth Japan fund and second Korea fund, Private Equity International has learned.

The Turkey and Asia specialists taking over Abraaj’s funds

Who are the two new co-heads of the biggest emerging markets investment firm and what experience do they have?

Heard on the streets of Berlin

A preference for blue-chip GPs, limits on LP resources and the diminishing appeal of UK funds were on the minds of private equity participants who gathered in the German capital last week.

Mega-firms and their flagship funds: when did they last raise?

At least three of the 20 largest private equity firms are expected to raise flagship funds this year.

LGT and Idinvest back Halder fund extension – exclusive

The German mid-market buyout firm has extended the life of its 2008-vintage fund by two years in a deal advised by Rede Partners.

Abraaj pauses fundraising as Naqvi steps aside

The firm has halted fundraising and capital deployment as Arif Naqvi hands over leadership to two co-heads.

Mercury opens India office – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm has also made seven promotions including two to partner.

Swiss banks create platform for private credit, equity and real estate

A trio of Swiss private banks have launched Hermance to access alternative assets.

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