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CDPQ launches $3bn JV to hold assets for up to 15 years

The Canadian pension has teamed with Generation Investment Management and will target companies with strong ESG attributes.

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.

OpEx Awards 2018: Riverside tastes success with cookies

The Riverside Company picks up the lower mid-market/small-cap award for the Americas for Tate’s Bake Shop.

OpEx Awards 2018: Brookfield’s ‘stunning improvement’

Brookfield Asset Management scoops the large-cap Americas award after it turns around loss-making GrafTech.

OpEx Awards 2018: Apax delivers in digital

Apax Partners’ impressive growth strategy for GlobalLogic wins the Editors’ Award for the Americas.

OpEx Awards 2018: L Catterton finds value in premium pet food

L Catterton wins the upper mid-market award for the Americas after reaping an 8x return from Ainsworth Pet Nutrition

Ben Meng brings China expertise to CalPERS

The chief investment officer hire returns to the US's largest public pension as it gears up for significant portfolio changes.

Goodhart wants to offer ‘more than just capital’ with new platform

The investor in boutique fund managers plans to acquire minority stakes in private markets specialists.

Why ‘contrarian’ South Dakota is bearish on PE

The $14.8bn pension manager is slowing its deployment to private equity and other equity-like assets to cut risk.

Why it’s tougher than ever to hire a public pension CIO

A perfect storm of four key issues is hindering efforts to hire for the crucial position.

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