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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's fourth-largest pension is aiming to split its PE portfolio equally between direct deals and fund investments.
Suyi Kim CPPIB
Suyi Kim, head of Asia-Pacific at CPPIB, has warned business leaders that pandemic-induced fear can shut down long-term thinking and creativity.
Betting on unicorns
Although HNWIs have not been precluded from acquiring positions in pre-IPO businesses via the secondaries market, the process can be complex and fraught with risk.
UBS Family Office Report 2020
The proportion of family offices intending to increase their direct PE activity also nearly halved during the pandemic, a study by UBS has found.
The start-up is expected to reach $100m of total fund commitments later this month.
An illustration of a cut-out dice
Private equity relies on metrics to make some of its most crucial decisions, but do they tell the whole story? In the first of four articles, we take a closer look at the "shapeshifting" EBITDA.
The UK-listed firm, which owns a stake in multi-family office Stonehage Fleming, plans to make three investments every two years via its rebranded direct investment unit.
The openness about its private equity directs strategy created a competitor for the pension, according to consultant Wilshire, which also spoke to the board about information management.

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