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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.

Limited partner perspectives in seven charts

The Perspectives survey is one of the most comprehensive analyses of LP sentiment. Here are the charts that tell us what investors think of today's talking points.

How we conducted our LP survey

The institutions involved, where they are headquartered and how much they commit to different asset classes.

Public pensions double PE commitments in 2018

Institutions in the US and UK made 737 commitments to the asset class between Q1 and Q3, compared with 314 during this period last year, according to eVestment data.

EQT mulls Japan hires, may open Tokyo office – exclusive

The investment firm, which has focused on Europe and the US, is planning to boost its Asia IR team with more Japanese professionals.

Abraaj LPs urged to cover defaulted credit line

LPs in Abraaj's sixth global flagship and certain regional funds have been asked to cover credit line payments.

WATCH: Talking fees, returns and diversity with Cambridge Associates

Head of global private investment research Andrea Auerbach discusses a market in which fees are becoming harder to track and GPs are on the front foot, in this in-depth 25-minute video interview.

Duet: ‘Cautious’ LPs eye deal-by-deal investing in Africa

Fundraising in the continent has seen better days as investors look for strategies with more transparency than traditional private equity fund structures.

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.

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