Why timing matters in emerging markets

Vehicles reached peak TVPI in their eighth year after launch, compared with the 10th year for developed markets, according to a report from eFront.

Details of Apollo’s hybrid debt-equity fund revealed

The fund would invest in senior and subordinated debt along with structured equity and non-control positions in financially troubled companies.

Blackstone eyes China, India for $2.3bn Asia fund

The firm will have a minimum of $3.8bn of equity to invest in Asia along with capital commitments from its global buyout fund.

Triton returns with Fund V – exclusive

The turnaround specialist is expected to seek at least €3bn for the vehicle.

Four questions on China’s largest healthcare fund

Wang Qiying, chief executive of China Life Private Equity Investment Company, talks to Private Equity International about opportunities in China’s healthcare industry, which is expected to hit $1.2trn by 2020.

Vettivetpillai lays out plans for LGT Impact

The former Abraaj managing partner left the embattled firm in April to run the impact investing arm of asset manager LGT Group.

Epiris eyes final close – exclusive

The firm has raised £800m for its first fund since its 30-year tenure as manager of the Electra Private Equity portfolio came to an end.

Tech Q&A: Bridging the digital divide

Whether it’s due diligence, data exchange or tax software, technology poses some of the biggest issues for a modern private equity firm. We asked leading tech experts to answer some of the most common conundrums.

Oriens hits target on Central Europe fund – exclusive

The €70m Fund II will target controlling stakes in small- and mid-cap manufacturing and services companies in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The arms race in fund admin

The complexity of fund administration is creating competition among service providers for talent and technology.

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