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Texas ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

Japan’s Chikyoren appoints AIC as domestic PE manager

The $217bn pension awarded domestic PE mandates to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation last year.

Aberdeen Standard: US-China tensions will provide opportunities

Graham McDonald and Wen Tan discuss LPs' fear of missing out and how large tech private equity managers are influencing the market.

Emerging Asia private capital fundraising soars to $28bn in H1 2018

Emerging Asia-focused funds raised $6bn more in the first half of 2018 than the previous year, EMPEA data show.

Prudential CIO Rudd sees alpha in private markets

Rudd explains why he thinks investors are missing out on ‘the exciting opportunities’ in China.

Why US pensions are tilting towards Asia

Strong macro fundamentals, a rising middle class and consumer and technology-driven developments are attracting pensions to the region.

ADIA steps up Asia directs with KKR hire

Kabir Mathur, head of private equity for India and South-East Asia for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, will play a key role in building the SWF’s direct investing capabilities in the region.

Will Asian secondaries boom at last?

The continent looks like it is fulfilling its long-held promise; the question is whether the breakthrough will last.

Future Fund’s PE portfolio grows by $1.9bn

The increase in the last quarter was due to the US dollar’s appreciation to the Australian dollar, Future Fund chief executive David Neal said.

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