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The crippling effect of ‘governance correctness’

Partners Group's Steffen Meister believes the days of being able to buy private assets cheaper than public ones are over, but PE will continue to outperform public equities.

PE gives US pensions more bang for their buck

Private equity produced a 10.7% annualised return across 21 state pensions, outperforming public equities, according to research from advisor Cliffwater.

Keeping LPs centre-stage in the secondaries market

In Private Equity International's secondaries roundtable, market participants discuss restructurings, hybrid structures and why European GPs are leading the way.

CPPIB ramps up emerging markets exposure

The Canadian pension giant had C$9.6bn invested in emerging markets private equity as of 31 March, up from C$5.8bn last year.

HVPE cashes in as HarbourVest embraces credit lines

The use of debt to delay capital calls saw HVPE’s distributions outweigh investments last year.

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.

PEI 300 generates better IRR than last year

Analysis by tech company Bison shows this year’s returns are rising.

ADT drags on Apollo performance

Stock market volatility caused unrealised losses in its private equity business leading to the firm’s first quarterly loss since Q1 2016.

Which US pension funds have the best PE track record?

Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System’s buyout portfolio generated the best performance among US public pensions since vintage 2004, according to a study by HEC Paris.

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