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Funds of funds: more relevant than ever

Once viewed as a dying breed, here are five reasons why funds of funds will stay relevant and justify that extra layer of fees.

DOWNLOAD: Five ways funds of funds will stay relevant

Private equity fund of funds managers have always had to prove they are worth an extra layer of fees. In this downloadable presentation, we identify the five ways they will continue to stay relevant to increasingly fee-conscious clients.

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push – exclusive

Yasuyuki Kanda, a former engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, will focus on business development and investor relations.

Spain’s Dunas seeks LatAm LPs for Iberian FoF

The asset manager has set a €120m hard-cap for its debut private equity vehicle.

162-year-old Luxembourg bank forms PE unit – exclusive

The move comes a year after Chinese investment group Legend Holdings acquired an 89.9% stake in Banque Internationale à Luxembourg.

57 Stars seeks over $1bn in double fundraise – exclusive

The emerging markets-focused fund of funds is seeking around $100m for its debut impact vehicle.

Hamilton Lane: Korean LPs’ appetite growing for overseas alts

Korean investors continue to focus on North America and Western Europe due to greater opportunities in these markets than Asia, says Sungji Steve An of Hamilton Lane.

Aberdeen Standard: US-China tensions will provide opportunities

Graham McDonald and Wen Tan discuss LPs' fear of missing out and how large tech private equity managers are influencing the market.

Asia Alts, Franklin Templeton tap SFERS exec for FoF launch

Arthur Wang, former MD for private markets at San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System, will lead Franklin Templeton Private Equity.

CreditEase seeks $300m for third FoF – exclusive

The Beijing-based investor is looking to raise $150m more than last time for its latest and largest offering.

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