News & Analysis

The GPs that want to see you in court

For distressed debt firms concerned about a lack of dealflow, there’s a simple solution: do litigation funding instead.

Q1 fundraising: a record start for growth equity

Funds focused on the strategy closed on almost $25bn in the first quarter of this year, the best such period for growth equity since at least 2008.

Side Letter: GP interests, HarbourVest secondaries, VC starter kit

Steve Mnuchin’s chief of staff joins Blackstone, Dover Street's fund terms revealed. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

Eurazeo forays into Spain with GP interest in MCH PE

The Paris-listed investment firm has picked up a minority stake in Madrid-based MCH Private Equity as part of its internationalisation plans.

Japan Special: Insurers search for yield

Japanese insurers are broadening their hunt for yield and pushing into more offshore private equity.
Hong Kong

Side Letter: PEI buys PEHub, Chinese GPs, Carlyle strikes oil

Campbell Lutyens wants to help Chinese GPs raise more capital in a regulation-restricted environment. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

Japan Special: Why global firms are marching on Japan

Overseas managers, lured by the promise of corporate divestitures, face an uphill climb in breaking into Japan.
Bill Browder

VIDEO: Bill Browder on the problem with emerging markets

In this two-minute video, the Russia veteran explains why rule of law and property rights are crucial to a successful investment.

LACERA’s secondaries sale slashes GP relationships by one-fifth

The pension system will continue to evaluate secondaries to opportunistically sell and buy interests in.

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