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Japan Special: The biggest challenge for Japan’s private equity industry

A shrinking workforce and lack of experienced investment professionals are threatening the future of institutional investor capital in the country.

ILPA arms LPs with ‘best practices’ on GP-led fund restructurings

The Institutional Limited Partners Association's guidance aims to help LPs navigate a part of the private equity market that grew by more than 70% last year.

Eurazeo forays into Spain with GP interest in MCH PE

The Paris-listed investment firm has picked up a minority stake in Madrid-based MCH Private Equity as part of its internationalisation plans.

Japan Special: Insurers search for yield

Japanese insurers are broadening their hunt for yield and pushing into more offshore private equity.

LACERA’s secondaries sale slashes GP relationships by one-fifth

The pension system will continue to evaluate secondaries to opportunistically sell and buy interests in.

US private equity tops investor choice – survey

The Commonfund Forum survey also showed LPs predict weakening consumer confidence will end the current bull run within the next year.

French private equity fundraising and deal-making has record year

The country’s PE industry gathered a record €18.7bn from investors last year, with foreign LPs contributing nearly half of total capital raised.
Asset management

Morgan Stanley: asset managers must embrace private markets

Traditional revenue sources for asset managers are expected to decline over the next five years.
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AP4’s alternatives head on the three ESG areas GPs need to improve on

Jenny Askfelt Ruud, head of alternative investments at the €35bn Swedish pension fund, says GPs need better strategic angles when it comes to sustainable investing.

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