Making co-investments is now less about the specific deal and more about the LP-GP relationship.
The insurer's head of alternatives is a fan of private equity, but wants to put the capital to work on his own terms.
Responsible investing is moving up the agenda as a new generation takes the reins at family offices.
Impact investors can no longer go it alone. To make a real difference, they must connect with governments, NGOs and corporates to work towards a common goal.
TPG has lofty ambitions for its Rise Fund, aiming to change the world — without sacrificing returns — and set standards for tracking impact.
For some fund managers, measuring progress towards impact goals is just as important as assessing financial performance.
Investors are increasingly attracted to the country, but domestic LPs need to join in.
Abraaj's $1bn healthcare fund seeks to partner with a range of stakeholders to reinvent healthcare delivery systems for low- and middle-income populations
The Manchester firm raised £100m for its debut impact fund despite reporting diminished appetite from European LPs in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
Returns, how managers and investors perceive each other and where the challenges lie.
Red-hot competition is pushing GPs to specialise while giving funds of funds managers more options than ever before.
The Global Impact Investing Network is a non-profit organisation dedicated to expanding impact investing. Amit Bouri, the co-founder and chief executive, lays out the challenges in scaling the market.
Some environmental challenges do not yet have effective answers. There are others for which answer exist, but are not widely implemented. Oskar Nolte is a good example. The German company manufactures environmentally friendly coating systems for the furniture industry, targeting its water-based, solvent-free product at the industrialised manufacturers that supply brands such as IKEA. The […]
With increasing dry powder and strong competition from strategic buyers pushing asset prices higher and higher, it’s more important than ever that mid-market firms differentiate themselves, explains Baker McKenzie’s Michael Fieweger.
Deal Mechanic: When Canadian bathroom products maker MAAX filed for bankruptcy, Brookfield Asset Management spotted a growth opportunity.
When Giddens co-founded Bridges Fund Management in 2002, she was breaking new ground. Now she’s sharing her experience with a wider audience.
LeapFrog offers its strategic investors a safer way to get to know the emerging consumer story.
Former Silicon Valley executive Charly Kleissner set up the KL Felicitas foundation in the early 2000s with his partner Lisa Kleissner to focus on ‘value alignment’.
The $1.9trn investor is ramping up co-investments in its domestic market as improving corporate governance among Japanese companies creates carve-out opportunities.
The Blackstone is a deal guy who moved into management. He talks about why that's an advantage, and whether the firm's DNA endures.
A hack on the US Securities and Exchange Commission led to a cybersecurity review, while UK firms must be aware of tax avoidance legislation
A lack of opportunities and inflated valuations are contributing to fewer but larger transactions.
The continent is growing in appeal as investing in the US becomes more of a challenge.
The court case between PEP and spin-out Adamantem shows why attribution is crucial.
US GPs do not seem too concerned about a tax reform limiting interest expense deductibility.
The fact that Apax Partners shelved plans for its GP-led secondaries process shows that LPs' desire a genuine 'do nothing' option.
How Cinven replicated a tried-and-tested approach in the patents industry.
Credit facilities on secondaries funds need careful consideration. Matthew Kerfoot, Jay Alicandri and Russel Perkins from law firm Dechert tell us the key issues.
Lexington is flexing its muscles while Ardian is working hard to deploy capital. Who will come out on top?
Despite the buoyant fundraising market, it still pays for private equity firms to give LPs options on terms.