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Russia chill frosty
LP appetite for Russian private equity has been uncertain since the 2019 arrest of Baring Vostok founder Michael Calvey and several colleagues.
2020 Full-year Fundraising Report
Our interactive presentation breaks down private equity capital raising by strategy, geography, manager and more, and includes a list of the biggest funds in market as of January 2021.
Capital raising by private equity funds surpassed $500bn in 2020, the third-highest fundraising total since 2015, amid challenges posed by the pandemic.
Global tech
Four out of seven private equity transactions worth more than $1bn in enterprise value this year involved VC-backed companies, according to investment firm Atomico.
Mega buyouts made up nearly a third of total investment value for the period and was the only investment stage that grew annually, according to a report from Invest Europe.
European Union Flags
From France to Poland to the UK, check out how governments are strengthening screening rules on assets deemed essential for security and public order in light of covid-19.
Tallahassee, Florida
The $164bn pension plan, which is focused on getting more exposure to smaller managers in Europe, finds language and regulatory differences within the EU still tough to navigate.
Vilnius, Lithuania
INVL Asset Management held a €165m final close on its latest fund and will back up to 10 companies in the Baltics, Scandinavia and Central Europe.
Business people passing baton
Sponsor-to-sponsor deals, a steady source of dealflow for GPs, usually generate favourable returns so long as the market cooperates, according to a report from Adams Street Partners.
CMS Emerging Europe report - Infogram
PE deal volume continues to increase year-on-year as the region’s larger and faster-growing economies provide a hunting ground for international and domestic GPs.

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