Could fury about PE fees drive secondaries dealflow?

Some buyers of second hand fund stakes will be licking their lips in anticipation of sales driven by cost-cutting this year.

Partners Group expects to raise up to €16bn this year

The global investment firm increased its staff by about 15 percent last year and will continue its hiring spree.

Texas Municipal: ‘We don’t make tactical bets’

For Texas Municipal Retirement System’s director of private equity Christopher Schelling, identifying the good managers is the easy part – the challenge comes in securing consistent access at scale.

BlackRock: nearly half of institutional investors seek to increase PE exposure

Private equity, real assets, private credit and real estate are set to benefit from a shift away from public equities, according to the asset manager’s latest survey.

Why CalPERS is eyeing Silver Lake duo for directs top jobs

The Silver Lake alumni in contention could point to the pension's highly successful investment in the tech specialist.

Faster deployment doesn’t help investments perform well

There is an inverse correlation between capital deployed during the first year of a fund’s investment period and its eventual performance, according to research by eFront.

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push – exclusive

Yasuyuki Kanda, a former engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, will focus on business development and investor relations.
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CDPQ’s Etroy on the indirect benefits of going direct

The way the Canadian pension giant's Stephane Etroy sees it, pushing into directs has a positive effect on the whole private equity programme

PSERS eyes secondaries sale amid fee reduction push

The proposed deal comes amid a recommendation by a state commission that PSERS and fellow pension SERS cut illiquids and move to passive index investing.

Stonehage Fleming eyes US and Asia via stake sale

The multi-family office wants to increase the geographical split of its client base.

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