Canada's private equity activity has slowed – but the country’s GPs and LPs are well-capitalised and targeting opportunities.
CEO and managing partner Frank Tang discusses the maturing private equity landscape in China.
Our hero reports on his summer holiday - aka a portfolio monitoring exercise - and delights in the fact that he gets to value his own deals.
A study suggests J-curves can be used to predict performance from an early stage in a fund’s life.
Can Detroit keep up with capital calls from GPs after filing for protection under the bankruptcy code?
Unidentified miscreants attempted to finagle cash from retail investors by pretending to be Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.
Changing Asian dynamics are boosting private equity investment in Vietnam – perhaps more gradually this time around.
New funds highlight European venture capital’s need to innovate to attract new sources of funding.
Family offices are increasingly discerning about how their capital is invested – partnering up instead of with private equity GPs.
Latest performances from biggest US public pension plans bode well for institutional investors’ returns in 2013.
KKR’s $6bn Asia vehicle redefines fundraising in the region. Is the bigger picture quite as positive?
A new index may shed some more light on supply and demand in the secondary market.
The real estate secondaries market is increasingly liquid – thanks to the emergence of some non-traditional buyers.
Chinese private equity dealflow continues to stall without prompting hoped-for explosion in secondary market activity.
Good news for secondaries players: LPs should be pushing harder to realise value from older venture funds.
UBS lost chief Nigel Dawn, who joined Evercore – creating what could be an epic battle for mandates.
Secondary market valuations have risen and buyers are considering more complex deals to enhance their returns.
Evoco restructures an ailing private equity portfolio illustrating one way the industry handles dysfunctional funds.
Secondary sales of $1bn plus have essentially disappeared – but a resurgence is expected before year end.
Secondary market deal activity declined dramatically in the first half of 2013, amid strong public markets. Secondary buyers have been waiting for the floodgates to burst open.
The Canadian pension system tops the LP50 after committing almost $4bn in a single 12-month period.