Private Equity News & Analysis

Australian bushfires
Carlyle Group portfolio company Accolade Wines is understood to have had 'limited' impact to its vineyards amid the country's worst wildfires in more than a decade.
Betting on a roulette table
Fund performance data show the former is likelier to deliver better returns in the US and Asia, while Europe’s homogenous nature gives pan-regional strategies the edge.
Secondaries funds should be used cautiously and for tactical purposes only when constructing a private markets portfolio, according to research by Wellershoff & Partners.
Europe is braced for a bunch of mega closes, while Hollyport and VIG are celebrating their own fundraising achievements. Plus: predictions from Blackstone and Thoma Bravo's new offering. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
High valuations, high multiples and GP discipline are expected to continue into the new year.
Wishing all our subscribers a happy new year. Today's brief, for our valued subscribers only, lists the trends we see emerging in 2020, as well as some nuggets you may have missed over the seasonal break.
Seoul, Korea
Economic concerns have prompted strategic buyers to become more frugal, paving the way for a greater number of secondary buyouts, according to managing partner Chulmin Lee.
domino effect
Despite political headwinds and macroeconomic concerns across the continent, European giants are returning to market with record targets.
Flight to safety in Hong Kong
The region’s macro-economic headwinds are unlikely to be solved overnight – a trend that could benefit Asia’s largest funds.
idea, opinion
A look back at the highlights from Private Equity International’s Friday Letters this year reveals an industry grappling with scandals, its role in the economy and the question of real alignment.

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