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Our ‘mentor’: Bill Bain’s legacy

The Tennessee-native and Bain Capital founder is remembered by the private equity industry for his influence and inspiration.

Alaska seeks buyers for $1bn PE portfolio

The $62.4bn sovereign wealth fund has previously sold on the secondaries market.

Crestline seeks $500m for late-stage PE fund financing

The credit investment firm maintains the strategy has a growing market opportunity.

Whitehorse targets Q1 close on second preferred equity fund

The Toronto-based firm is targeting $750m for Whitehorse Liquidity Partners II with a $1bn hard-cap, sister publication Secondaries Investor has learned.

Decoding the CalPERS request for information

After rumours the US’s largest public pension fund was planning to outsource its private equity business, CalPERS has launched a search for potential partners. Here’s what we know so far.

TPG raises $300m for oil and gas investments

The energy market provided the firm with an opportunity to provide non-buyout preferred equity investments.

Pantheon hires ex-fighter pilot amid raft of promotions

The global investment firm made 32 promotions globally including a Hong Kong-based client relationships professional to partner.

TA Associates: We’re going to double down on quality

Brian Conway, managing partner and chairman of the private equity firm, explains how the current deal environment and an increased focus on growth has affected his firm’s approach.

PE firms press advantages to snap up tech assets

Strategic buyers are starting to lose out to private equity firms which are leveraging tech advantages in their portfolios, according to a Silicon Valley-based partner at Hogan Lovells.

US tax reform prompts January scramble for PE firms

Short-term issues will take centre stage as managers wrestle with the newly introduced laws.