Alain Carrier

The Canadian LP view of global private markets

Key takeaways from CPPIB, OMERS and PSP at the Asia Summit in Singapore hosted by Milken Institute last week.
information

CalPERS’ transparency comes back to bite it

The openness about its private equity directs strategy created a competitor for the pension, according to consultant Wilshire, which also spoke to the board about information management.
Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolina pension: ‘We don’t want to save fees at the sake of returns’

Chief executive Michael Hitchcock and chief investment officer Geoffrey Berg tell PEI how the pension's co-investment programme will drive performance and attract new GP relationships.
PE Insights, UK PE outlook panel

Co-investments: ‘There’s no one right model for LPs’

Firms including BlackRock, Allianz and Coller Capital revealed their approaches to the strategy at a conference in London.
Pacenote co-founders

Emerging manager-focused Pacenote launches with first fundraise

The placement agent will seek relationships with independent sponsors and lower-mid market buyout, growth and late-stage venture funds.
sovereign wealth funds

KIA and AP3 join emerging manager-focused LP group

The Kuwaiti and Swedish investors bring the combined funds of Capital Constellation – which launched last year as a partnership between three LPs – to $1bn.
New York

KPS seeks $5bn for turnaround investments

The New York-headquartered firm, which makes control-oriented investments in financially or operationally distressed companies, will focus mainly on the industrial sector.
Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolina pension to double growth equity exposure

The $32bn pension plans to allocate as much as 20% of its private equity portfolio to growth and mid-market-focused GPs.
public alt firms

Publicly-traded PE firms generate beta: Commonfund

These firms have become more diversified and their sticky revenue stream is tied more to management fees, according to director and head of private equity Mark Hoeing.
Wendy Norris Future Fund

Future Fund’s deputy CIO: We’re placing ‘more emphasis’ on ESG

Australian sovereign fund's executive tells conference investors must adapt and improve their processes to keep up with the influx of capital into private equity
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