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CPPIB hires Rede origination head – exclusive

Dushy Sivanithy is joining Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s private equity funds team in London, PEI has learned.

Future Fund reorganises investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund creates five new roles, split by asset class, after head of property exits.

LP shift to direct investing puts pressure on talent supply

A majority of LPs find recruitment and internal resource constraints to be significant barriers to improving PE returns, according to Coller Capital's latest survey.

EQT’s IR head on lessons learnt from the GFC

Increased LP due diligence and strong capital distributions could mean private equity has less to fear from an impending downturn than a decade ago.

Terra Firma CFO to depart

Dominic Spiri's departure follows the appointment of Vivek Ahuja, former deputy group CFO of Standard Chartered, to the role of group chief financial officer in January.

BC Partners launches real estate business – exclusive

Stéphane Theuriau joins as managing partner and head of RE following more than eight years at French property developer Altarea Cogedim.

Actis taps Sovereign for EMEA fundraising head

Virginia Doble was responsible for raising approximately £650m across Sovereign Capital’s previous two private equity funds.

France’s Apax launches Milan office for ‘big push’ into Italy

The firm has tapped Francesco Panfilo, former founding managing partner at Italian mid-market buyout house PM & Partners, as senior advisor.

ICG Asia chief Chris Heine to step down in July

ICG’s current head of Australia and New Zealand will take the lead across the Asia Pacific region.

PAI boosts execution firepower for Fund VII

The firm appointed 15 investment professionals to bring its team number to 60 last year and is planning a similar number of additions this year, partner Richard Howell tells PEI.

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