Investors

European VC closes on Silicon Valley

Europe has delivered 30 unicorns over the last decade and the region's tech ecosystem has blossomed to the best the industry has ever known.

CalPERS fills private equity chief position after two years

Greg Ruiz will join the pension system this summer from Altamont Capital Partners, filling a role that has been without a permanent occupant since Réal Desrochers left in 2017.
Nairobi, Kenya

LeapFrog hauls in $700m for third fund

The impact investor’s third fund is 75% larger than its predecessor and has already made five investments.

CalSTRS board approves reorganisation of PE portfolio

The restructuring will allow CalSTRS to invest in ‘non-traditional’ private equity strategies with different return expectations and focus on co-investments.

CalSTRS GPs divided over fee disclosure

The pension has to ask funds it invested in before 2017 if it can make their fees and expenses public, and almost half said no.

Performance watch: Clearlake Capital

Clearlake expects to close its second opportunities fund by the end of May, according to Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds documents.

TA Associates holds ‘one-and-done’ on largest growth equity fund this year

Fund XIII is 60% larger than its predecessor and was raised in a matter of months.

Emerging Asia leads LP attractiveness ranking – report

South-East Asia retains the top spot as the most attractive market for investment, while China has overtaken India to claim second place, according to the latest investor survey from EMPEA.
The Future 40

New generation, new challenge

Our Future 40 will look at their baby boomer predecessors with envy… but they have much to be excited about.

Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark – updated

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.

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