NIIF is seeking $1bn for its sophomore fund of funds and plans to expand its private markets business with dedicated secondaries vehicles, managing partner Anand Unnikrishnan tells PEI.
Daniel Winther, Nineteen
The Wallenberg Foundations-related investment office is led by ex-Skandia PE exec Daniel Winther and aims to quadruple its net assets within five years.
Sunrise over South Africa's Kruger National Park
From partial exits to continuation funds, more African GPs are turning to secondaries transactions to deliver liquidity back to LPs.
A target pointed at by many arrows
Canada’s second-largest pension fund has been actively deploying to mid-market managers across North America, Europe and Asia.
A businessman holds a paper cut-out of a family in his hands
Concerns over unpreparedness for succession are driving a focus on training, staffing up and outsourcing.
(L-R) Rhys Davies, Kirkland & Ellis; Paula Langton, Campbell Lutyens; Peter Cashion, CalPERS; Carlotta Saporito, JPMorgan; Claudia Kruse, APG; Nancy Curtin, ALTi Tiedemann Global
CalPERS has a $100bn allocation to climate solutions – and is looking at its existing investment partners for climate-related opportunities – while APG has a domestic Dutch programme for transitioning local businesses.
The California pension has been monitoring GPs’ efforts to reduce carbon emission through an annual survey and a colour-coded system to categorise private equity-owned assets.
Brett Chatfield, Cbus
Cbus now requires a co-investment ratio of at least 1:1 from any new GP relationship, CIO Brett Chatfield tells PEI.
Wooden blocks with the characters 'M&A' spelled out on top of an open laptop
GPs are facing more significant DPI challenges than ever, despite valuations having returned to a steady state, according to the direct secondaries specialist's founder David Wachter.
Co-investments play a key role in its decision to partner with first-time funds and emerging managers, partner and head of Europe Rune Jepsen tells PEI.

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