The new player in the deal team

Operating partners are increasingly involved before a transaction closes.

Carlyle makes diversity a priority with new hire

The private funds manager hired Kara Helander from BlackRock to lead the effort for a more diverse and inclusionary workplace.

AP7’s Olofsson warns of the danger of co-investments

European pensions that have invested heavily through co-investments will be in for a rude awakening if a downturn hits, according to the Swedish pension's head of alternatives.

Ben Meng brings China expertise to CalPERS

The chief investment officer hire returns to the US's largest public pension as it gears up for significant portfolio changes.
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WATCH: Rattner on why credit markets are ‘a bit scary’

The former leader of the Obama administration's auto industry restructuring talks to sister publication PDI about his fears for the economy and credit markets.

Aberdeen Standard: US-China tensions will provide opportunities

Graham McDonald and Wen Tan discuss LPs' fear of missing out and how large tech private equity managers are influencing the market.

Why it’s tougher than ever to hire a public pension CIO

A perfect storm of four key issues is hindering efforts to hire for the crucial position.

WATCH: Aberdeen Standard’s McDonald on Asia’s rising influence in PE

Graham McDonald, head of global private equity at Aberdeen Standard Investments, says the region's fundamentals mean it's a key part of the firm's portfolio.

Ex-Terra Firma MD establishes structured equity unit at Hg

Peter Miholich resurfaced in March as head of Transition Capital, HgCapital’s newly-formed preferred equity and debt arm.

Asante bulks up senior exec team

Alexander Apponyi’s previous experience includes more than three years as the European head of private capital at Jefferies International.

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