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PEI 300: Top 50 bank on expansion

New geographies and products boosted the leading firms' fundraising efforts.

Oklahoma Teachers mulls external admin support to identify GP errors

The pension system found errors in GP reporting on carried interest, tax deductions and capital contributions last year.

Fund finance is here to stay

The use of facilities is so ingrained in the private equity industry that nothing short of an extreme event can turn back the tide.
Wedding Ring, Diamond Ring

Investcorp signs $1bn GP-led restructuring with Coller Capital – exclusive

The transaction involves six assets acquired on a deal-by-deal basis since 2012 including Danish luxury brand Georg Jensen.

EMPEA 2018: Exits remain elusive in frontier markets

A former EBRD executive told EMPEA’s annual private equity conference that development finance institutions are more concerned than ever about ‘exitability.’

US-China trade battle creates uncertainty for private equity

GPs and portfolio companies are in wait-and-see mode as the US mulls its new tariff list.

Campbell Lutyens pushes further into US

The firm has opened offices in Chicago and Los Angeles as it continues expanding its secondaries advisory and fundraising business.

What’s happening at Kuwait Investment Authority?

The London office of the Kuwaiti sovereign wealth fund has lost its alternatives head and sold a raft of European fund stakes amid a Brexit-inspired audit by head office.

Francisco Partners closes Fund V on nearly $4bn – exclusive

Terms of the latest fund will be similar to the tech firm’s previous vehicle, which closed on $2.88bn in 2015.

EBRD: How to be cool in a crisis

The EBRD’s private equity head Anne Fossemalle discusses the lesson learned from the 2008 crash and how it taught GPs to listen to their investors.

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