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‘Best practices’ guide aims to boost Spanish LP capital in private equity

Spain's private equity and venture capital association wants to make it easier for the country's institutional investors to access the asset class with its first guidance publication.

GPs with higher returns tend to report standardized formats to investors: eFront

LPs with higher AUM are also more likely to have their reporting requests realised, a recent survey showed.

Why cutting relationships can be hard to do

Investors wanting fewer GP relationships are in a small minority that could get smaller still.

What LPs care about most when performing due diligence

A GP's team size, track record and style drift are given significantly greater value than culture, succession planning and the gender pay gap.

Co-investment growth leads to uncertainty over terms

Co-investments have become standard in private equity, but arrangements between LPs and GPs don’t all fit the same mould.

LPs continue to pile into PE amid macro concerns: Coller survey

Almost three-quarters of LPs believe that PE-backed companies will perform better than their non-PE-backed counterparts in the case of downturn, according to Coller Capital's latest industry barometer.

LPs lukewarm on ESG

Only one-third of LPs describe ESG as a major consideration, but that doesn’t tell the full story, pension funds say.

Why Korea is fertile ground for those seeking new LPs

Ardian has become the latest private markets firm to open an office in a country whose institutional investors are hungry for private markets.

DOWNLOAD: From fees to style drift – what LPs really think

An interactive presentation on how investors are thinking about seven of the most topical issues in private equity today, drawn from Private Equity International's LP Perspectives survey.

Limited partner perspectives in seven charts

The Perspectives survey is one of the most comprehensive analyses of LP sentiment. Here are the charts that tell us what investors think of today's talking points.

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