PAI boosts execution firepower for Fund VII

The firm appointed 15 investment professionals to bring its team number to 60 last year and is planning a similar number of additions this year, partner Richard Howell tells PEI.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein on rainmakers

The investment firm's co-founder tells PEI why he took on the fundraising role, what modern rainmakers need to know and what he looked for in the early days.

The Rainmaker 50

Who has the power to turn an investor 'no' into a 'yes'? Who got first-time funds off the ground? Presenting PEI's list of the most influential fundraisers in private equity today.

BC’s fundraising veteran Bott to retire – exclusive

Senior partners Laurent de Rosière and Richard Kunzer will co-head the buyout firm’s IR team after Charlie Bott's departure.

Peter Peterson: businessman, public servant and philanthropist…

Peter Peterson is remembered for much more than co-founding Blackstone.

APG senior PE exec departs for family office – exclusive

Megan Bethke, a former AlpInvest Partners executive, will join Mousse Partners in April, Private Equity International has learned.

The 15-year road to Tilton’s Zohar bankruptcy

Patriarch Partners' CEO Lynn Tilton placed three CLO funds into bankruptcy earlier this month, the latest move in a 15-year long saga that has included numerous lawsuits and a victory against the SEC.

Aberdeen taps AMP Capital head for long-term fund

The firm has launched a 50:50 JV with European mid-market firm 21 Partners to tap into demand from HNW individuals and family offices.

Pollen Street’s long haul to a successful fundraise

Pollen Street Capital took more than two years to raise its third fund but beat its target. PEI speaks to founder Lindsey McMurray and head of fundraising and IR Magnus Christensson about the journey.

Why Alaska’s PE team are ‘rock stars’

The $65bn Alaska Permanent Fund is creating a supercharged private equity portfolio.

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