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CalPERS seeks to restart private equity co-investments

Co-investing by the US's largest public pension has stalled due to challenges around speed of execution.

Japan Special: Insurers search for yield

Japanese insurers are broadening their hunt for yield and pushing into more offshore private equity.

US private equity tops investor choice – survey

The Commonfund Forum survey also showed LPs predict weakening consumer confidence will end the current bull run within the next year.

How Equistone kept a lid on its fundraise while tapping new LPs

A heady fundraising environment buoyed the firm’s efforts to build new LP relationships for Fund VI, but created a headache when it came to whittling down allocations.

Private equity: Japan is now a top priority

Five key themes which emerged from market discussions in Tokyo in March paint a broadly positive picture.

Connecticut to boost diversification with Europe and secondaries

The state’s treasurer will add an additional $200m per year in a transition plan to increase private equity allocation.

KKR’s McVey takes ‘another swing at the plate’

Following a barrage of follow-up questions on his 2019 outlook, Henry McVey has issued a new note drilling down on private equity, China, Europe and the need for flexibility in asset allocation.

Ardian’s $18bn secondaries mega-fund highlights shifting GP-LP relationship

The desire of private equity firms to hold assets for longer is creating misalignment with their LPs – and conditions for the secondaries market to thrive.

Texas Municipal pledges half its 2019 pacing target

The pension system approved commitments to two new managers and two re-ups.

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