Europe mid-market roundtable: Mega in the middle

The European mid-market has taken on many of the characteristics of the large-cap space of old, but – say our panel – retains its most important differentiator: the scope for outperformance.

Why CalPERS is eyeing Silver Lake duo for directs top jobs

The Silver Lake alumni in contention could point to the pension's highly successful investment in the tech specialist.

How the largest funds jumped in size last year

Most of the 10 largest funds raised last year were significantly larger than the previous fund in that family.

PEI Awards: only 3 days of voting left!

Voting closes at the end of this week; have your say over who takes the honours

PE fundraising drops in 2018 as GPs eye large hauls this year

Last year firms raised $352bn for the asset class, an almost 26% drop on the previous year, according to preliminary PEI data.

AfricInvest to climb deal food chain, enter South Africa – updated

The Tunisia-headquartered firm will target around $500m for AfricInvest Fund IV, according to a source with knowledge of the fund.
Stephane Etroy

CDPQ’s Etroy on the indirect benefits of going direct

The way the Canadian pension giant's Stephane Etroy sees it, pushing into directs has a positive effect on the whole private equity programme

DOWNLOAD: How committed are LPs to their GPs?

Are LPs thinking of increasing their number of GP relationships? Will their average commitment sizes change? Find out in our downloadable presentation.

Performance watch: Silver Lake’s PE funds

An interactive chart mapping returns by net IRR and total-value-to-paid-in across some of the firm's private equity funds.

PSERS eyes secondaries sale amid fee reduction push

The proposed deal comes amid a recommendation by a state commission that PSERS and fellow pension SERS cut illiquids and move to passive index investing.

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