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Side Letter: ILPA 3.0, new secondaries venture, Germany stalls

Compliance is off the agenda when it comes to co-investments; Schroder Adveq secondaries chief goes it alone; and dealflow remains stagnant in Germany. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Auckland, New Zealand

How NZ Super will make its venture capital debut

New Zealand's government has proposed a NZ$300m fund of funds to back offshore and domestic venture capital managers.

Private equity bets big on India despite election slump

Fewer deals are being done, but more capital is being deployed, according to data from Grant Thornton.
Beijing, China

Ex-Warburg China head collects $2bn for debut dollar fund

David Li's firm had previously raised around $871m in Chinese yuan across two funds, one of which is sponsored by Chinese ride-hailing business UCAR.
Juneau, Alaska

Five ways Alaska Permanent will boost its Asia exposure

The $65bn fund is underweight the region and is looking at China, Indonesia and pan-Asian funds, according to senior portfolio manager Yup Kim.

Investors you need to meet: Erik Lundberg

The Norway-born CIO of University of Michigan Endowment has 'a thought-leader mindset'.

Investors you need to meet: Marcus Simpson

The head of global private capital at the A$85bn Australian investment manager took an unorthodox route into private markets.

Investors you need to meet: Christine Winslow

The director of private equity at Dutch pension manager PGGM is described as 'smart, balanced, humble and pragmatic'.

Investors you need to meet: Maurice Simons

The team leader, private equity, Europe and emerging markets at Shell Asset Management is praised for his balanced view of investment opportunities.

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