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Should LPs be careful what they wish for when it comes to co-investments?
Are investors guilty of viewing secondaries through unduly rose-tinted glasses? Perhaps, to some extent – but at a recent event in New York, a number of LPs with deep expertise in this segment explained why they think it delivers better risk-adjusted returns than a pure primary programme.
Launching a new private equity firm is rarely a safe bet — and in the current environment, it’s even more of a gamble. But there are some debut firms that seem to be making waves despite the odds.
Private equity fundraising had a banner year in 2013 — and all signs point to growing appetite from LPs in 2014.
A Hong Kong-based GP launches debut fund for whiskey investments only.
UK's private equity industry gears up for a new triathlon.
Brookstone's Diamond Products has acquired adult toy-maker JimmyJane.
France’s buyout market has been plagued by macroeconomic woes and political uncertainty in recent years, but now LPs are slowly rediscovering the country.
HarbourVest's principal Claudio Siniscalco tells PEI why there’s an increased appetite for co-investments generally among LPs.
Do firms need to start paying their operating executives more in order to stay ahead of the game in Asia?
Setter Capital has come up with a ranking of the 50 most attractive US buyout funds on the secondary market.
The current upheaval in Russia and the Ukraine is inevitably making investors nervous — but GPs point out that volatility is nothing new in the region.
Permira’s success in eventually closing its new fund is a reward for perseverance, hard work and a bit of re-invention.
The secondaries firm has a new method for benchmarking private equity performance and is calling it simpler and more accurate.
The firm's success with King Digital Entertainment might encourage more private equity firms to invest in online gaming.
Despite Asia's volatility, one of the region’s oldest and most cautious firms believes it’s prime time to invest.
One year into Abenomics, GPs finally see some evidence of times changing in Japan.