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Vanilla or chocolate: doing the maths on fund fees

A higher carried interest ensures a better alignment between a GP and its LPs even if LPs end up paying more in fees.

Full interest deductibility is critical for PE – AIC

The message to lawmakers is simple: do not harm a long-standing, proven catalyst for business success, says the industry body's president and chief executive.

Partners Group’s Shontz becomes primary and secondaries co-head

Denver head Anthony Shontz has replaced Adam Howarth as co-chief of private equity integrated investments for the Americas region.

Tom Barrack: Courting controversy

What’s the king of real estate doing backing a Hollywood film studio?

Goldman earnings boosted by PE gains

Corporate performance and exits for private equity investments helped grow the bank's third quarter equity revenue more than 50% year-on-year.

GTCR in five charts

Following the close of the Chicago-based firm’s largest-ever fund on $5.25bn, Private Equity International takes a look at GTCR’s performance and strategy.

Carlyle, Oppenheimer JV expands access to private credit

The JV, which will target retail investors, will start operations next year, with Kamal Bhatia and Mark Jenkins as its co-heads.

Why changing interest deductibility could turn PE ‘upside down’

US GPs do not seem too concerned about a tax reform limiting interest expense deductibility.

Investing in the lower mid-market is like boiling the ocean

Industry practitioners agree the best managers in the lower mid-market are producing the best returns private equity can offer – but identifying those groups is not an easy task.

Yale posts 12.6% 20-year LBO returns

Thanks to the internet boom, venture capital has been the endowment's best-performing asset class.