Private Equity News & Analysis

As investors continue to see outperformance in the private equity asset class, allocations and commitments are expected to rise accordingly, according to the LP Perspectives Survey.
Hong Kong
The Dutch pension giant will make a senior co-investment hire in Hong Kong next year, senior portfolio manager Shirley Ma told PEI.
Cover of Perspectives 2020 on a purple background
Our LP Perspectives Survey 2020 is out, so is our first Cocktails with PEI, which features Asante Capital’s Warren Hibbert. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
The firm will need LP approval to continue investing from the vehicle, which has thus far collected $2.75bn against a target of up to $12bn.
At a turbulent time for the industry, LP opinions are more important than ever. Here are the charts from Private Equity International’s Perspectives Survey that reveal what they think of today’s major talking points.
operating partners Singapore
CD&R, Permira and Riverside were just some of the firms sharing their thoughts at PEI's forum in Singapore on Thursday.
old fashioned
The Asante Capital founder discusses what he learned from Mounir ‘Moose’ Guen, the biggest mistakes first-time GPs make and the best places to avoid private equity types when breakfasting in London.
Dollar bill
When faced with criticism of its role in markets and society, the private equity industry has always been able to point to net returns as the ultimate vindication. In 2020 that won’t be enough.
The alternatives veteran was terminated for failing to disclose a workplace relationship, according to internal memos.
Ocean wave
Brookfield's $9bn haul for its fifth flagship fund and KKR's €5.8bn for its fifth Europe buyout fund are among the largest funds closed during the month.

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