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Alaska’s PE head: why we shy away from mega-funds

There is more long-term value in being a substantial investor in a small or medium sized fund, says Alaska Permanent's Stephen Moseley.

The next wave of African PE

A potential goldmine of private equity opportunity beckons in a market where dealflow has been tougher than expected.

How Partners Group will tap more South African LPs

The newly-formed Helical Capital Partners will target around $300m for its Global Value Fund 2018 SA, which will be managed by Partners Group.

Sweden to relax rules on unlisted investments for state pensions

The country’s four AP funds are one step closer to gaining more flexibility when investing in private markets.

Houston pension fund seeks private assets consultant

The $4.2bn pension fund wants to grow its private asset bucket to 27% of its total portfolio.

LP appetite for EM hits four-year high

More than one in three of respondents plan to increase their allocation to emerging markets as a proportion of their total portfolio, up from 29 percent last year.

Coller: LP appetite for GP stakes ‘disproportionately large’

Almost 40% of LPs have already invested or will consider investing in funds that take stakes in GPs, according to Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity Barometer.

CalPERS to launch directs programme – updated

The programme – which will comprise two funds and launch in the first half of next year – could drive the fund's annual PE deployment to $13bn.

Church of England endowment restores faith in PE

The £8.3bn fund is planning to increase its target allocation to the asset class through 'world-class managers'.

Credit Suisse’s Murphy: LPs want control

The bank has launched a four-strong directs and co-investment team amid soaring investor demand for greater control over their private equity holdings.

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