Abu Dhabi

ADIA’s direct private equity investments double in value in three years

Almost 40% of the sovereign wealth fund’s new commitments in 2018 were sourced by its internal team.
Africa

Actis takes control of Abraaj funds

The emerging markets firm has assumed management rights for global buyout fund APEF IV and Abraaj's third sub-Saharan Africa fund.
PEI's Germany Roundtable, Andreas Simon, Patricia Vollhard, Torsten Grede, Philipp Patschkowski

German private equity’s growing disquiet

Hands-on value creation is more important than ever thanks to high valuations, four market experts tell Private Equity International.

WSIB’s Bruebaker: ‘You never want to waste a good crisis’

Gary Bruebaker steered the pension system through the financial crisis to build out a robust private equity programme.
Auckland, New Zealand

How NZ Super will make its venture capital debut

New Zealand's government has proposed a NZ$300m fund of funds to back offshore and domestic venture capital managers.

Industry reacts to ILPA Principles 3.0

Private Equity International speaks to LPs and GPs about the industry body's updated guidelines.

Side Letter: June fundraising giants, ex-Warburg exec’s $2bn, diversity = alpha

Advent drives H1 fundraising, ex-Warburg Pincus exec's $2 billion haul, GIC eyes more PE. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

Side Letter: UTIMCO bites big, pref’s allure, two-and-20 redefined

On the lookout for the next big strategy in private equity? Preferred equity could be your best bet. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Austin, Texas

UTIMCO shifts to large buyouts to scale PE portfolio

The endowment will trim its private equity manager list by almost 50% and increase cheques to core GPs to maintain its $3bn annual investment target.

Side Letter: Alaska’s Asia aspirations, TPG’s $14bn, more adventurous LPs

Alaska Permanent Fund eyes more Asia exposure, TPG's double haul and the LPs from QIC and U Michigan you need to know. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
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