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DOWNLOAD: PEI’s H1 fundraising report

Europe-focused buyout strategies were the bright spot in the first half of 2018, according to PEI’s H1 fundraising data. View the report for H1 figures broken down by strategy, sector, fund size and region.

Oz on the move: 7 key trends

A new crop of ‘hungry GPs’ is increasing the spotlight on the Australian private equity market.

Agri’s crossover appeal

Mark Fischer of Australia’s Qualitas says institutions are increasingly keen on investments spanning ag, real estate and infrastructure.

South Korea turns up the heat in Asian buyouts – McKinsey report

Private equity buyouts in South Korea produced the most attractive returns across a range of deal sizes, according to a report by McKinsey.

Slow and steady is GPIF’s mantra

Government Pension Investment Fund’s disclosure of its portfolio is yet another sign that the Japanese pension giant will be taking a measured approach to diversification.

Cathay Capital reaches halfway mark for second China-Europe fund

Bpifrance and China Development Bank are cornerstone investors in the fund targeting a €1.2bn capital raise.

GIC, Temasek to slow investment pace

The Singaporean investment giants will focus on tech disruption as they adopt a cautious stance.

Ekuinas plots Q4 launch of fourth fund

The Malaysia government-backed mid-market firm wants to raise close to $400m for its latest offering.

Alternatives and public equities drive CIC’s record returns

The $941bn Chinese SWF will steadily expand its alternative and direct investments, the investor said in its latest annual report.

Inside GPIF’s private equity portfolio

China, Africa and India accounted for more than 80% of the Japanese pension fund's private equity investments last year.

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