Investors

Cohen: 2020 will be impact investing ‘tipping point’

The Apax and Bridges co-founder wants 100 pension funds and endowments to allocate 5-10 percent of their assets to impact investing.

Partners Group: knowledge sharing leverages the portfolio

The next step in the evolution of operational value creation should be dubbed the ‘portfolio approach’, says Partners Group's Fredrik Henzler.

NZ Super to boost domestic investments

The Auckland-based sovereign wealth fund plans to accelerate direct investments in the country, adding to its $3.5bn domestic portfolio.

USS staffs up to hunt for ‘low risk’ PE assets

The £60bn UK pension fund believes it can deliver ‘deliver superior after-cost risk-adjusted returns’ by going direct.

Ares: Firms must plan for ‘hard Brexit’

The global fund manager is considering a move to continental Europe as the uncertainty continues.

Why changing interest deductibility could turn PE ‘upside down’

US GPs do not seem too concerned about a tax reform limiting interest expense deductibility.

Investing in the lower mid-market is like boiling the ocean

Industry practitioners agree the best managers in the lower mid-market are producing the best returns private equity can offer – but identifying those groups is not an easy task.

Yale posts 12.6% 20-year LBO returns

Thanks to the internet boom, venture capital has been the endowment's best-performing asset class.

KKR: Time to ‘lean in’ to Asia

In a report on the region the private equity giant tells investors to capitalise on Asia’s emerging markets story through opportunities in regional expansion and higher value-add services.

Orchid Asia to hold $900m ‘one and done’ on Fund VII

Details of the Asia-focused fund's strategy and terms were revealed in documents prepared for Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System.