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AfricInvest to climb deal food chain, enter South Africa – updated

The Tunisia-headquartered firm will target around $500m for AfricInvest Fund IV, according to a source with knowledge of the fund.

2019 in Asia: China shapes the region

Asia private equity in 2019 will see a reshaping of dealflow, strong investment activity in China and Japan, and a decrease in capital commitments from Asian insurers.

UK’s Bowmark ‘adapting focus’ as it hits Fund VI target

A key talking point with LPs was how UK firms are preparing for Brexit, managing partner Charles Ind told PEI.

Who’s raising what in the new year?

PEI looks at the largest funds in market at the start of 2019.

2019 in Europe: Big funds and Brexit bargains

Hefty funds coming to market and the potential for cheap deals after Brexit are on the minds of the continent's PE practitioners.

Story of the year: The Pan-Asian fundraising goldrush

Investor appetite for the region will continue to be driven by large pan-Asian managers.

Story of the year: Impact reaches a tipping point

The strategy feels like it is at a critical juncture as a host of big names jump on the bandwagon.

Axiom Asia gathers $1.4bn for fifth fund

The Singapore-based fund of funds manager also raised $210m for a co-investment fund, bringing the total to $600m more than its original target.

A year in listed mega-firms: New strategies and lots of fundraising

In 2018, listed giants Blackstone, Apollo, Carlyle and KKR gave us glimpses of what’s to come.

Ridgemont ups bitesize potential with larger fund

The firm – a spin out from Bank of America in 2010 – attracted roughly one-third of its $1.65bn Fund III from non-US investors, up from 12% in Fund II.

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