Australia succession risks

How CPE Capital escaped Australia’s succession curse

CHAMP’s decision to rebrand as CPE Capital caps a decade-long transition of leadership from its founders to chief executive John Haddock.
LightBay Capital

Ex-Ares execs on how to build an institutional PE firm

LightBay Capital, formed by two former Ares Management partners, has focused on employing a differentiated strategy.
MJ Hudson's Private Equity Fund Terms Research 2019

GPs take charge on change of control provisions – report

GPs eyeing potential capital from the fund of firms market are building out legal requisites to ensure such transactions could happen without LP consent.

The SI 30 visualised

See the largest secondaries fundraisers since 2014 and how much they have raised.

SI 30: Who tops the tree?

Which firms raised the most capital over five years revealed, and what the changes mean for the secondaries market.
public alt firms

Why EQT is choosing public markets over a private sale

In a world where financial investors are hungry for GP minority stakes, why would a firm pursue a public listing?
ILPA PE/VC Benchmark Q1 2019

Currency swings hit European PE and VC returns – report

Pooled net returns of European private equity and venture capital funds in US dollar terms dropped 76% in the first quarter of 2019 from a year ago, according to data from ILPA and Cambridge Associates.
fundraising

Wind Point pulls in new investor for Fund IX

The firm has been cautious about its fund sizes and measured in coming back to market with successive funds.
PE fundraising

Lexington targets $2.5bn for latest co-investment fund

The secondaries player is in the market with its ninth flagship and fifth co-investment funds.
London

UK’s BMO reports exit slowdown amid ‘real risk’ of recession

The £287m NAV trust posted £25.4m of total realisations and income in H1 2019, down from £29.9m at the same point last year.
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