Asset sale could derail Charterhouse secondaries process

Charterhouse Capital Partners' exit of a prized asset in its 2009-vintage fund means its potential secondaries process on the vehicle is 'unlikely' to go ahead.

Five charts on India PE’s coming-of-age

Better returns, GPs shifting focus to larger deals and direct investments show growing optimism in India in the last three years, a report from McKinsey found.

AlpInvest and LGT back Dutch bank’s PE spin-out

The private equity unit of ABN AMRO, the Netherlands' third-largest bank, have spun out in a Lazard-advised deal.

Ham Lane data cast doubt on operating partner value

Small- and mid-sized GPs produced virtually identical performance regardless of whether they employed operating partners, according to research from the asset manager.

Political uncertainty dampens Europe buy-and-build

Add-on acquisitions dropped almost 15% in the first half of the year, according to a report by Silverfleet Capital Partners.

How debt investors are getting in on the buy-and-build trend

The volume of add-on acquisitions has shot up recently, and firms are using this trend to add more leverage to their debt portfolios.

Global firms seek a piece of Japan carve-out action

EQT and Apollo are the latest to eye Tokyo, but a lack of large deals in the country may pose a challenge.

EQT mulls Japan hires, may open Tokyo office – exclusive

The investment firm, which has focused on Europe and the US, is planning to boost its Asia IR team with more Japanese professionals.

Asian GPs to prioritise geographic expansion

Asia-Pacific managers are putting stronger emphasis on diversifying their asset base to gain exposure to faster growing markets, according to a survey by Dechert.

German clampdown on FDI caps wider threat to PE

Private equity managers and their LPs could stand to lose from government intervention on foreign direct investment.

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