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Peter Peterson: businessman, public servant and philanthropist…

Peter Peterson is remembered for much more than co-founding Blackstone.

Abraaj pauses fundraising as Naqvi steps aside

The firm has halted fundraising and capital deployment as Arif Naqvi hands over leadership to two co-heads.

Ardian taps HarbourVest principal to lead Tokyo office

Kanji Takenaka will be charged with building a business which accounts for more than 12 blue-chip Japanese investors worth $2bn in AUM.

Ardian’s Gaillard to step aside from exec committee – exclusive

The veteran will continue as head of direct funds as four executives take up their places on the committee.

Warburg India head departs to set up firm

Niten Malhan, who has been managing director and co-head of India since 2012, is planning to launch his own investment firm.

From the archive: Hamilton Lane on avoiding the spotlight

Chief executive Mario Giannini talked to PEI earlier this year about why the firm was happy to stay out of the spotlight with its IPO and its global expansion.

From the archive: Taking the reins at Clessidra

In 2016 the death of Clessidra’s founder and figurehead threw the Italian firm into disarray and threatened to scupper a fundraising process. This year we met the man charged with riding to the rescue.

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the investment firm in December from Lazard Asset Management, will head the South Korean outpost as a principal.

Investment director leaves ECI – exclusive

Joe Garrood joined car benefit company Tusker as a commercial director in late July after five years in ECI’s commercial team.

Noah Holdings co-CIO Wang leaves firm

Piau Voon Wang, co-CIO at Noah Holdings, is leaving the firm this month and plans to explore opportunities focused on greater China.

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