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How Rhode Island plans to use secondaries to boost its PE exposure

PEI speaks with senior investment officer Jonathan Popielarski about the types of fund stakes the US pension wants to buy so it can hit its 11% target allocation.

Three things you should know about CalPERS’ new PE head

Greg Ruiz, a former Goldman Sachs exec, will rely on his GP experience to help the US's biggest public pension push into direct investing.

IFC: Technology gains boost EM investments

Sectors that have benefited the most from tech include logistics, cold storage, consumer branding, healthcare and fintech, according to the IFC's global head and chief investment officer for private equity funds, Maria Kozloski.

CalSTRS GPs divided over fee disclosure

The pension has to ask funds it invested in before 2017 if it can make their fees and expenses public, and almost half said no.

Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark – updated

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.
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Everstone targets co-investment partners with UTIMCO hire

One of South and South-East Asia's largest mid-market firms has recruited Suneel Kaji in New York.

Arizona SRS private equity head departs

Eric Glass, who oversaw the $40.4bn US pension’s private markets portfolio, has left to start a real estate investment firm, PEI has learned.

Kurt Summers: Chicago is on an ESG mission

The City of Chicago treasurer on why he took a stand on ESG and what he considers the biggest threat to private equity as we know it.

Navab plots the largest-ever debut fund

Navab Capital Partners has a $3bn target for its inaugural fund, which would be the largest ever debut private equity fund raised by an independent firm.

5 questions with Meketa’s Allan Emkin

The private markets veteran talks private markets growth, consolidation and why he’s concerned about returns.
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