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Emergency financial support
Industry bodies and heavyweights such as David Rubenstein have urged governments to grant private equity access to public funds.
covid
As an example of the practice surfaces, an industry body is warning other companies not to use the covid-19 outbreak as an excuse to try and raise additional finance through flexible documentation.
Global tech
The mid-market firm has wrapped up fundraising for its eighth flagship fund, gathering more than €1bn in commitments.
Write down
Firms including Blackstone, Carlyle Group and KKR have reported falls in their private equity portfolios this year due to the combined impact of covid-19 and a rout in oil prices.
Hill of dollars
Clearlake Capital Group gathered more than $7bn for its sixth flagship fund and CVC Capital Partners raised $4.5bn for its fifth Asia-dedicated fund.
Steffen Meister
Unless front-line employees are excited to work at a PE-backed company, the industry will struggle to respond to its critics, says the investment firm's executive chairman Steffen Meister.
The covid-19 crisis is prompting portfolio re-evaluations and alternative assets are of particular interest, according to a bfinance report.
Firms including Apollo Global Management and KKR are facing potential clawback issues due to covid-19-induced writedowns. What are the implications for GPs and LPs when it comes to sponsors having to pay back carry?
Carlyle performance watch Q1 2020
We examine the firm's private equity funds in the latest instalment of a special series looking at quarter-on-quarter performance amid the downturn.
crowd
These two strategies are the only alternative asset classes in which interest grew compared with last year, according to a report by Probitas Partners.
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