AlpInvest shelves fund of firms fundraising – exclusive

The firm has decided not to continue capital raising for its fund focused on acquiring stakes in private equity GPs, PEI has learned.

Rohatyn Group winds down Korea office

The firm’s Korea team led by former managing director Gordon Cho has left and set up Elevation Equity Partners.

PODCAST: Riverside on the GFC’s ‘difficult blessing’

As the firm celebrates 30 years in the industry, co-founder Béla Szigethy reflects on how the global financial crisis changed the firm for the better.

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push – exclusive

Yasuyuki Kanda, a former engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, will focus on business development and investor relations.
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Human Capital special: Gender diversity has a long way to go

It's inching up the priority list at private equity firms, but progress is slow.

Why Future Fund’s senior PE team left to set up an LP-focused shop

Three senior investment professionals from the Australian SWF, including private equity head Steve Byrom, have launched Potentum Partners to help institutional investors access the asset class.

ICG backs $1bn Standard Chartered spin-out

The firm's Strategic Equity unit has also committed £316m to the spin-out team for new deals and follow-on investments.

NZ Super names ex-Future Fund chief strategist as CIO

Stephen Gilmore will join the $27bn sovereign wealth fund in late February 2019.

EQT reshuffles management ahead of possible IPO

Thomas von Koch is handing over the reins at the end of the year as the firm considers its outside investment options.

Five questions with Carlyle’s Kara Helander

The mega-firm’s first chief diversity officer shares her advice for creating and sustaining a more diverse workplace.

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