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The drawdown slowdown is not yet a worry

In a richly priced investment environment, a slower investment pace is no bad thing.

How escalating US-China tensions are reshaping private equity

American GPs with Chinese capital may have to re-think not just their deal and exit strategies but also future fundraising.

Why LPs don’t stress when GPs mess with the pref

The hurdle rate is facing downward pressure; investors might just let it slide.

Banging the drum for PE in post-World Cup Russia

Institutional investors should follow the example of football fans and give Russia a chance, says Dominic Reed, partner of UFG Private Equity, which invests in the country and surrounding states.

Fundraising slowdown? Don’t believe it for a second

What fund close data tells us about the market – and what it leaves out.

WATCH: ‘It has never been harder to raise PE funds’

In this three-minute video, fundraising rainmaker Warren Hibbert describes the market forces conspiring to strangle some fundraises and push others over the line.

Listen to the critics

LPs and GPs need to be able to make the case for PE in simple terms; like it or not, that includes fees.

The truth about Brexit and fundraising

Political instability may be colouring investor sentiment, but it is not stopping them committing.

Have you been walking the walk?

There’s just one week left to enter Private Equity International’s 2018 Operational Excellence Awards – don’t miss your chance.

Negotiating a minefield

Private equity firms launching debt arms must act very carefully to avoid conflicts of interest.

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