Private Equity News & Analysis

Hong Kong
The Special Administrative Region is hoping to lure managers from the Cayman Islands, which has been ramping up its tax transparency efforts and economic substance requirements.
The firm will invest throughout the capital structure after previously being a senior debt-only shop.
Alex Green, Macfarlanes
Reinvesting in a company you’re exiting has obvious benefits for a GP, alongside numerous challenges, writes Macfarlanes’ Alex Green.
Panelists at the HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum
Fewer China-headquartered PE funds reached final close last year as trade tensions, high valuations and concerns over tech exposure hindered capital raising efforts.
Larry Fink
BlackRock has put key person issues behind it and its plans for domination are back on track. Partners Group, meanwhile, has reached a private markets milestone and Lexington has become secondaries largest fundraiser... probably for a short while only. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
PEI 2019 annual fundraising report
Which regions, strategies and funds drove the record-breaking capital raising last year? Find out in our 11-page interactive report.
New York
The firm received unanimous approval from its LPs to replace Mark Wiseman with Robert Kapito as chairman of the executive investment committee, allowing its Long Term Private Capital Fund to continue investing.
The two advisory firms are set to merge, combining Aksia’s private credit and hedge fund specialties with TorreyCove’s focus on private equity and real assets.
A good investor is like a good gambler, the financial luminary argues. They focus on process rather than product.
Panelists at the HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum
Chinese GPs are getting pushed on terms; carry in HK is getting an overhaul; Blackstone has a new insurance boss; EQT has a target; ADIA is selling a giant PE portfolio; and more. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

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