Almost half of European GPs plan to launch new strategies in 2019 with family offices and HNWIs key sources of capital, according to an IPEM survey.
Gender diversity is inching up the priority list at private equity firms, but progress is slow.
European firms could be well-placed to snap up talent from their London-based peers.
Money, the desire for variety and changing generational priorities could drive more secondaries investment people into the advisory world.
The competition for hiring top talent in private equity is getting fiercer, and high salaries may no longer be enough to entice candidates.
A move away from Wall Street is the only way to keep outperforming, Partners Group’s Steffen Meister tells PEI.
Credit shops have traditionally avoided the strategy, but innovative new opportunities are luring them to carve a niche for themselves.
Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm’s collapse.
The use of fund finance facilities is so ingrained in the private equity industry that nothing short of an extreme event can turn back the tide.
Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6) sustainability manager Anna Follér highlights the significance of voicing a commitment to ESG and sharing best practice
David Russell, head of responsible investment at USS Investment Management, part of the UK’s largest pension scheme, outlines his ESG priorities
Does the reality match up to the fund managers’ claims? We ask some of the key questions investors have about this burgeoning area
The co-founder and chairman emeritus of The Carlyle Group Daniel D’Aniello talks to PEI about performance, fundraising and how GPs should be preparing for a downturn.
The past decade has seen the private equity industry take huge strides toward advancing a responsible investment agenda
From cybersecurity woes to valuation challenges to benchmark selection, the PEI team rounds up the top talking points from our 16th annual forum.
For Michael Chae, the chief financial officer of Blackstone, the key to a firm’s success is people and investment performance.
Managers who want to leave money on the table even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal should look to secondaries for their backup plan.
Diversity and climate change are two of the issues that investors are most likely to focus on
when scrutinising a fund’s responsibility record
The numbers are in and it looks like some of the heat has come out of the market. But looks can deceive.
Co-working is in the spotlight as SoftBank’s interest in key brand WeWork has waned.
Inside the asset management joint venture between airline group KLM’s pension fund, the Dutch railways retirement scheme and Achmea.
Backers of the sector are concerned restrictions on EU migration post-Brexit could harm its appeal.
London Business School professor Florin Vasvari shares his thoughts on fees, investments in technology and the growth of private credit in Europe
Under pressure to reduce the amount it pays to external managers, the state’s largest pension may begin selling fund stakes.
Expect a document that gets into the weeds when the LP body issues its best practices for fund restructurings.