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The sovereign fund giant expects competition to remain fierce or even accelerate next year, as continuation funds and SPACs add to the mountain of dry powder chasing deals.
Source: Mercury Capital Advisors
The firm has added three partners and a principal across its London, New York and Dubai offices.
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Russia chill frosty
LP appetite for Russian private equity has been uncertain since the 2019 arrest of Baring Vostok founder Michael Calvey and several colleagues.
GP stakes
Investcorp’s team focuses on mid-market GPs, which it believes presents a more robust opportunity than the larger side of the market.
The Abraham Accords normalised relations between the UAE and Israel, and investors in the Middle East are optimistic about the opportunities.

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