Brexit

France’s Access Capital slashes UK exposure due to Brexit ‘nightmare’

Commitments to UK funds account for between 7-10% of Access Capital Partners’ most recent fund of funds, down from as much as 25% in previous vintages.

Performance watch: Carlyle’s PE funds

PEI revisits its performance watch series with updated fund data from the Q4 earnings season.

Campbell Lutyens plots Paris office amid Brexit concerns – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm is among the first to announce a new office opening as part of its Brexit contingency plans.
PEI-300

PEI 300: How much capital have you raised?

We need your help to compile our annual ranking of the largest fundraisers over the last five years – submissions are now open.
Moscow

From Russia with little love for private equity

Russian PE was languishing well before the arrest of the founder one of the country’s biggest private equity firms.
Succession

On the minds of GPs: succession fears

Nearly one-third of professionals anticipate a succession-led key person event at their firm in the next five years, according to research by Investec.

Calvey’s arrest has kicked Russian PE when it’s down

The arrest of Baring Vostok Capital Partners' US founder and three colleagues has done little to ease concerns about Russia as an investment destination for LPs.
Bearish

Bears spotted in APAC private equity

Some 14% of global professionals expect private equity activity to deteriorate over the next 12 months, compared with only 1% last year, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Moscow, Russia

Baring Vostok installs replacement heads as Calvey remains in jail

The firm has temporarily suspended the four detained employees amid a dispute over the transfer of shares from one of its portfolio companies.
Milan, Italy

Italian SWF spinout raises €1.4bn for country’s second-largest fund

FSI I marks Europe’s third-largest debut fund targeting a single country since the global financial crisis.

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