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PE assets caught up in £109bn contract dispute

Private equity and infrastructure account for up to 5% of the Scottish Widows and Lloyds Banking Group assets managed by Standard Life Aberdeen.

Introducing the model portfolio

CEPRES created a model portfolio to allow us to analyse the performance of the asset class. In this first instalment Simon Tang introduces the portfolio and examines performance to date.

Why some investors are still cautious about private equity

The asset class is an increasingly common component of investment portfolios, but some major potential investors won't take the plunge.

PE comes out on top for Finland’s KEVA

The asset class returned 2.2% in the first quarter against a volatile backdrop characterised by pension reform and the threat of a trade war.

KKR: Insurers embrace ‘new world order’ for asset allocation

Insurers have nearly doubled their allocation to private equity since 2014 as part of an effort to combat a challenging investment environment.

Edi Truell: low salary behind lack of UK pension PE appetite

Pension pooling will not only reduce costs but allow UK pensions to hire people that can go toe-to-toe with private equity managers, argues Pension SuperFund creator Edi Truell.

Insurers’ attitude to private equity in three charts

Global firms want to increase their allocations to private equity more than any other asset class.

Corporates make dramatic move into venture capital

Many companies outside the tech sector are setting up investment arms.

Why Alaska’s PE team are ‘rock stars’

The $65bn Alaska Permanent Fund is creating a supercharged private equity portfolio.

LP sentiment towards PE improves

More than 90% of LPs expect to maintain or increase their private equity allocations with only secondaries receiving a muted response in Rede Partners survey.

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