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MENA generalists: are their days numbered?

As political volatility and the downfall of Abraaj Group weigh on the region, some private equity firms are looking to niche strategies for success.

How to be a good co-investor

In such a competitive market, even the most experienced co-investor cannot rest on their laurels. What should limited partners do to make themselves stand out?

AlpInvest’s fund of firms head departs – exclusive

Sean Gallary joined the Carlyle unit last year to lead the partnership team, which was seeking $1.5bn to invest in GP management company stakes.

Asian GPs to prioritise geographic expansion

Asia-Pacific managers are putting stronger emphasis on diversifying their asset base to gain exposure to faster growing markets, according to a survey by Dechert.

Sixpoint turns money manager with $200m spin-out fund

The placement agent and secondaries advisor has raised $200m to finance seed, allocation and expansion operations for firms that want to go it alone.

HarbourVest to open Dublin office to minimise Brexit disruptions

HarbourVest Partners Ireland Limited, which will accommodate investment managers and other functions, is awaiting approval from the Irish regulator.

Operating Partners Forum: Value creation in 5 charts

Transforming a portfolio company requires overcoming some significant roadblocks, operating partners say.

Abraaj LPs urged to cover defaulted credit line

LPs in Abraaj's sixth global flagship and certain regional funds have been asked to cover credit line payments.

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