CalSTRS: ‘Co-investments should be increased’

The pension is planning a much larger co-investment programme as part of its 'Collaborative Model' approach to private equity.

Five takeaways from CalPERS’ investment committee meeting

The $362bn pension plan laid out its plans for its direct investment programme and named an interim CIO.

Four ways CalPERS could reach $13bn in PE deployment – updated

As the US’s largest public pension discusses the plan for its revamped PE programme, we examine how it could hit its target annual deployment range.

Malaysian government gives co-investment boost to PE and VC

Capital will be deployed through state-linked investment funds into new growth areas, according to the finance ministry’s 2019 budget.

Bridges looks to make HNWI impact with family office hire

Bonny Landers previously served as head of sustainable, responsible and impact investment at London-based multi-family office Sandaire.

Direct investing and North America are top of mind for LPs

Nearly half of global LPs surveyed plan on making direct investments in the next 12 months, says a report by financial technology provider Intralinks.

UK regulator taps USS exec to drive fee template adoption

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

MENA generalists: are their days numbered?

As political volatility and the downfall of Abraaj Group weigh on the region, some private equity firms are looking to niche strategies for success.

Tech in PE sees massive multiples

The success of technology-related investments has attracted copycats; LPs must look beyond the headlines.

European family offices plan greater PE deployment

The average global family office will raise private equity deployment by almost 30% next year, a Campden Wealth and KKR report finds.

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