News & Analysis

Goldman, Coller and Morgan Stanley back fund for employee shares

The firms have backed a $150m fund aimed at employees of private companies, using a part-debt/part-equity strategy.
Ambulance healthcare

Ethos pauses healthcare fundraise over pricing concerns – exclusive

The firm had been seeking $250m for the vehicle and was expecting to hold a first close in the second quarter of last year.

Responsible Investment special: USS on ESG and how the climate is changing

David Russell, head of responsible investment at USS Investment Management, part of the UK’s largest pension scheme, outlines his ESG priorities

Stapled deal helps $4.6bn TPG Asia VII over the line

A roughly $1bn secondaries deal with Lexington Partners has helped the firm secure a final close above its target.
Darts on target

Hermes reaches target on fourth co-invest fund – exclusive

The firm held a first close on Hermes GPE PEC IV Co-Investment Fund, which has a $500m hard-cap.

Responsible Investment special: Five crucial questions for impact investors

Does the reality match up to the fund managers’ claims?  We ask some of the key questions investors have about this burgeoning area

PODCAST: Is this the most dangerous man in private equity?

Professor Ludovic Phalippou of Oxford University says GPs must accept that some elements of the PE model are not working so well for LPs. Is he a threat to the industry or its saviour?

How TSG’s $4bn consumer fund stacks up to peers

The firm is among a crop of managers that has about $77bn to put to work in the consumer-related sector.

Responsible Investment special: What do LPs want from their GPs on ESG?

Diversity and climate change are two of the issues that investors are most likely to focus on when scrutinising a fund’s responsibility record.

Responsible Investment special: 10 years of ESG

The past decade has seen the private equity industry take huge strides toward advancing a responsible investment agenda

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