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WATCH: Cambridge’s Auerbach says GPs are returning to market too early

Managers coming back to market and raising ever larger vehicles present a red flag, according to Andrea Auerbach, global head of private investments at the investment consultant.

IK launches minority stake fund – exclusive

Minority Partnerships I Fund will take non-majority positions in companies with an enterprise value above €200m.

5 Chinese GPs to watch

Which first-time firms are likely to be the next big thing? Private Equity International examines China's rising stars.

Healthcare-focused Quadria seeks $500m for fourth fund

The mid-market firm is targeting to achieve a first close by the fourth quarter of 2018.

Why LPs don’t stress when GPs mess with the pref

The hurdle rate is facing downward pressure; investors might just let it slide.

Carlyle plants flag in insurance market

The firm is acquiring a 19.9% stake in DSA Reinsurance from AIG in a deal that includes $6bn earmarked for Carlyle funds.

How Carlyle’s $18.5bn raise compares with its peers

Fund VII is 42% larger than Carlyle's previous flagship, a $13bn 2013-vintage.

L Catterton loses Asia MD during fundraise

Sanjay Gujral will rejoin Indian mid-market firm Everstone Group, where he worked from 2006 to 2011, as COO.

Fundraising slowdown? Don’t believe it for a second

What fund close data tells us about the market – and what it leaves out.

WATCH: ‘It has never been harder to raise PE funds’

In this three-minute video, fundraising rainmaker Warren Hibbert describes the market forces conspiring to strangle some fundraises and push others over the line.

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