LPs are increasingly demanding that managers take a long hard look in the mirror - or hire someone to do it for them.
GPs and academics are using public market comparisons to try and draw more meaningful conclusions about private equity returns.
The Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund leads by example
While GPs globally raised more capital in 2013, fundraising for Asia-Pacific-focused funds dropped dramatically.
The UK economy is improving – but high valuations mean finding good investment opportunities is not always easy for GPs.
French, Spanish and Italian funds have been raising capital, suggesting a rebound for these markets.
End-of-life funds are not easy to restructure, as Motion Equity Partners discovered.
Siguler Guff's Praneet Singh found a gap between perception and reality.
The re-opening of China’s IPO market looks like good news for hopeful sellers — but it may also have some substantial drawbacks in terms of dealflow and pricing.
Profit-with-purpose investor LeapFrog managed to boost both revenue and headcount at Ghanaian insurer Express Life by 250 percent in little more than a year — before sealing an exit to one of the world’s biggest insurers.
How does the next generation of private equity dealmakers plan to do things differently?
The Stockholm-based firm talks tax, fundraising and politics
Our hero receives a Christmas bombshell from his (soon-to-be-ex-) boss.
CalSTRS is outdoing other US pensions with its award-winning headquarters.
Apollo has invested nearly $1bn in the US restaurant chain to bring it back to life.
Steve Graham, founder of Graham Partners, gains that 'cred' by breakdancing.
Firms that hire former politicians gain insight into Washington, which can help their investing and operating abilities.
Colombian VC is still in its infancy, but local investor Promotora is bullish on the sector’s prospects for 2014.