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.

The holy trinity of terms: management fees

Long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell says private equity should benefit from either significant carried interest or high fees – but not both.

This woman knows you are going to spin out before you do

Cambridge Associates’ head of private markets Andrea Auerbach makes it her business to know all about your business – including whether your best dealmakers are heading for the exit.

Carlyle appoints India co-MD amid drive to streamline operations

Vikram Narula, co-founder of the Indian mid-market firm True North Managers, has joined the Washington-headquartered private equity firm.

ADIA steps up Asia directs with KKR hire

Kabir Mathur, head of private equity for India and South-East Asia for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, will play a key role in building the SWF’s direct investing capabilities in the region.

Partners Group enacts succession plan

Private equity head David Layton will replace Christoph Rubeli as co-CEO of the Swiss alternative investment manager.

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