These eight limited partners are willing to take a chance on fund terms, strategies and co-investments most won’t give a second glance – and their private equity programmes are reaping the benefits.
Managing director, private markets, Exelon Corp.
Head of alternative investments, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.
CIO, University of Michigan Endowment.
Managing partner, North-East Private Equity.
Head of private equity investment department, managing director, Japan Post Bank.
Team lead, private equity, Europe and emerging markets, Shell Asset Management.
Head of global private capital, QIC.
Director, private equity, PGGM.
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