Industry veteran George Anson takes up Level 20 chair

Anson will be the first man to lead the advocacy group, which seeks to increase the number of women in senior investment roles in private equity.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

Abraaj managing director follows Vettivetpillai to LGT Impact

Raj Morjaria is a partner at LGT Lightstone, the firm's impact unit, with responsibility for overseeing new funds and investments.

Atomico’s Zennstrom: The unofficial ambassador for European tech

The Skype founder has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.

AllianzGI hires two Abraaj directors for Asian private credit

The new senior hires include Weizhong Yun, who directed Abraaj’s South-East Asian private equity coverage based in Singapore.

AlpInvest’s fund of firms head departs – exclusive

Sean Gallary joined the Carlyle unit last year to lead the partnership team, which was seeking $1.5bn to invest in GP management company stakes.

Cohen: Abraaj an ‘unfortunate blip’ on the impact road

The Apax and Bridges founder told delegates at PEI's Global Impact Investing Network Investor Forum that Abraaj's collapse bears little relation to its social impact.

Monitor Clipper’s Evans is on a mission to get more women into PE

The CFO of Monitor Clipper Partners is doing her bit to redress the industry’s problem with diversity.

Saudi Aramco taps Skandia exec to lead PE unit – exclusive

Jonas Nyquist, most recently head of private equity and infrastructure at the Swedish life insurer, will head a team at the oil and gas giant's fund management subsidiary.

LeapFrog taps ex-Axa chief for impact leadership council – exclusive

Henri de Castries – who led the €1.4trn French insurance giant from 2000 to 2016 – will provide the firm’s board with new relationships and strategic guidance.

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