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How Partners Group plans to build a 21st century returns factory

A move away from Wall Street is the only way to keep outperforming, the private markets investment firm's Steffen Meister tells PEI.
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The future leaders of private equity – nominate them now

Who will shape the industry over the next decade? Let us know for our new annual list.

CDC to expand partnerships and co-investments with ex-Stan Chart hire

Stephen Priestley will lead a team in developing permanent capital vehicles and sunset funds focused on Africa and South Asia investments.
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Blackstone CFO: PE is the ‘least disruptable’ area of asset management

For Michael Chae, private equity fees are 'still justified' by the industry's value creation and performance.

PE firms turn to ILPA to boost transparency

Delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 said at least 70% of them are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.
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NYCRS’ Enriquez: launching PE co-investment team is ‘priority’

The most appropriate model for the $200bn pension system is probably not the Canadian approach, David Enriquez, head of private equity, told PEI.
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StepStone Europe head: responsible investment is ‘challenge of the future’

The next generation of investors are increasingly interested in how returns are made, rather than just how big they are, partner David Jeffrey tells the IPEM conference in Cannes.
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France’s Apax eyes foreign expansion with ex-3i healthcare hire

Marc Benatar will help the firm expand its healthcare business to include companies in Benelux, Italy and French-speaking Switzerland, he tells PEI.
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Recruitment quotas won’t fix PE’s gender problem

Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.

London Business School’s Vasvari on the trade-off between PE fees and returns

Professor Florin Vasvari offers his thoughts on fees, investments in technology and the growth of private credit in Europe.

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