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Performance watch: TPG’s PE funds

An interactive chart mapping returns by net IRR and total-value-to-paid-in across some of the firm's private equity funds.

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.

Ham Lane data cast doubt on operating partner value

Small- and mid-sized GPs produced virtually identical performance regardless of whether they employed operating partners, according to research from the asset manager.

European family offices plan greater PE deployment

The average global family office will raise private equity deployment by almost 30% next year, a Campden Wealth and KKR report finds.

LBO funds march towards ‘sub-optimal’ asset exposure

Dividend recaps and a favourable exit environment are causing LBO funds to deliver liquidity earlier, according to eFront data.

Sweden’s AP7 is hungry for private equity

Per Olofsson, head of alternatives at the Swedish pension fund, talks about its battle to get fully invested.

Why Turkish PE could delight LPs

eFront's chief strategy officer dives deep into the performance of Turkey's private equity funds.

Alaska reaps reward for going direct

The sovereign wealth fund’s $7.2bn private equity and special opportunities portfolio returned 32.7% for the year ending 30 June.

Global financial crisis: ‘The phone just stopped ringing’

An LP and a GP reflect on the events of September 2008 and how it changed them as investors.

Can private equity outrun the bears?

Private equity – and its considerable fees – does not compare well with a booming stock market, but it’s not time to give up on the asset class just yet.

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