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As private equity firms battle to stay abreast of the latest regulatory, ESG and dealmaking changes, we ask three senior in-house lawyers how their roles are changing.
UK HNWI investment private equity
Dealmaking by HNWIs almost doubled last year, according to research from UK law firm Boodle Hatfield.
Nicole Musicco
Nicole Musicco, an OTPP veteran, brings a track record of direct investing to the Californian pension looking to increase its exposure to the area.
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The sovereign fund giant expects competition to remain fierce or even accelerate next year, as continuation funds and SPACs add to the mountain of dry powder chasing deals.
New York
The $261bn New York City Retirement Systems has become the latest institutional investor ready to partner with sponsors on direct private equity deals.
Elizabeth Weymouth grafine
Grafine Partners' founder and chief executive Elizabeth Weymouth on increasing LP sophistication and opportunity in the cracks of the blind-pool model.
future
PEI got an early look at Redefining Private Equity in the 2020's, a report compiled by the private fund group at Credit Suisse.
UBS building in New York.
UBS clients will be able to invest a minimum of €20,000 in Partners Group's European Long-Term Investment Fund, which will invest across private equity, real estate and infrastructure.
South Asia steps
The UK institution has committed to at least three funds and established a permanent presence in two markets since the onset of coronavirus.
Canada
Canada's fourth-largest pension is aiming to split its PE portfolio equally between direct deals and fund investments.
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