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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.

Capstone opens London office

Managing partner Louis de Saint-Marcq, who is responsible for fundraising and origination across the Nordics, Belgium, Iberia and the UK, will lead the team.

Houlihan Lokey gets into fund placement business with BearTooth acquisition

The investment bank is adding capital-raising services for private funds to its product platform for the first time.

Rede co-founder to relocate as firm eyes US GPs – exclusive

The firm plans to add one or two US managers to its platform to diversify the business.

In search of the rainmakers

Talented individuals can still make the difference in the world of private equity fundraising.

Placement agents follow direct investing shift

LPs’ increased interest in direct investing is an opportunity for placement agents to diversify their revenue streams.

Ask a fundraiser

Your capital raise hits a major roadblock  — what should you do? The experts on some well-known industry nightmares.

The Rainmaker 50

Who has the power to turn an investor 'no' into a 'yes'? Who got first-time funds off the ground? Presenting PEI's list of the most influential fundraisers in private equity today.

Looking back: Top people moves of 2017

There were a few surprises this year, mostly driven by large alternative asset managers such as KKR announcing their succession plans.

Apollo lowers placement fees with Fund IX

The alternative asset manager paid $3.5m in placement fees for its $24.7bn ninth vehicle, lower than what it paid for Fund VIII.

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