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Latin America opens the door for investors

Many Latin American pension funds want to invest in international private equity – and it’s becoming easier for them to do so.

EM markets investors must look beyond the headlines

The downfall of Abraaj Group, political risk and currency volatility have led to a less than rosy picture for EM fundraising this year.

Competition for space prompts new GP relationships

Investors are looking to expand their GP portfolios as access to funds becomes increasingly competitive.

LPs continue to pile into PE amid macro concerns: Coller survey

Almost three-quarters of LPs believe that PE-backed companies will perform better than their non-PE-backed counterparts in the case of downturn, according to Coller Capital's latest industry barometer.

Investors want more PE exposure

Private equity is outperforming investors’ benchmarks, encouraging them to increase their allocations to the asset class.

Secondaries sentiment down amid bright H2 picture

New managers are up, secondaries are down and co-investments remain popular in the latest version of the Rede Liquidity Index.

High fees remain biggest barrier to private markets – survey

Other obstacles include lack of in-house expertise, difficulty finding good managers and challenges executing co-investments, according to bfinance.

New Mexico SIC’s private equity portfolio in five charts

On Tuesday, the $24bn sovereign wealth fund will vote on a subscription to a portfolio management service to aid due diligence and portfolio monitoring across private equity, real return and real estate.

Insurers acquire taste for CEE funds

They accounted for 7% of CEE fundraising in 2017, having committed nothing in the previous two years, research has found.

US family offices shun Europe, emerging markets

Domestic PE was at least 10 times as popular, according to Schroder Adveq data.

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