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Cairngorm: Brexit drives UK businesses towards PE

The London-based firm has bolstered its investment team with two appointments after opening an Edinburgh office.

Secondaries fundraising hit record high in 2017

Private equity and real estate secondaries funds raised more than a combined $38bn last year, driven by Strategic Partners and Goldman Sachs Asset Management vehicles.

Bain seeks €1bn for European special sits – exclusive

The firm is aiming to hold a first close for Bain Capital Special Situations Europe in April, according to a Bain document seen by PEI.

Whitehorse targets Q1 close on second preferred equity fund

The Toronto-based firm is targeting $750m for Whitehorse Liquidity Partners II with a $1bn hard-cap, sister publication Secondaries Investor has learned.

LISTEN NOW: Salovaara on the impact of credit facilities

Finnish LP Katja Salovaara on how subscription credit lines have made life trickier for investors in private equity.

Confidence Trump will be a positive for PE dwindles

More than 50% of respondents to an Association of Corporate Growth survey think the new administration is a neutral or negative for the industry.

Bain eyes Q2 first and final close on Europe V – exclusive

The private equity firm is also expected to begin raising its fourth Asian fund in the third quarter, Private Equity International has learned.

Privately Speaking: What Ilmarinen learned from the financial crisis

The Finnish pension's Katja Salovaara reflects on the last downturn and how firms should prepare for the next big shock.

Tata Capital: ‘Expect to see more Indian LPs in private equity’

Bobby Pauly, partner at the private equity firm, explains how India’s LP community is beginning to embrace the asset class.

CIC to increase US direct investments, healthcare deals

China’s $813bn sovereign wealth fund wants to make more investments in technology, manufacturing and infrastructure companies in the US, according to chairman Tu Guangshao.