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High fees hinder DC schemes’ push into growth and VC – report

Management charges need to be lowered to unlock large-scale defined contribution schemes’ investment, according to the British Business Bank and Oliver Wyman.
JP Morgan pensions survey

Japan’s corporate pensions leave PE decisions to gatekeepers

Just under 1% of defined benefit pensions plan to raise their exposure to the asset class this year.
PEI 300 - The biggest private equity firms

PEI 300: The largest funds and the LPs in them

The five largest funds raised over the last five years gathered a combined $95.3bn. Here are the LPs that made hefty commitments to more than one of them.

Funds of Funds Special: The key to opening up the defined contribution world

Funds of funds have a key role to play in opening up private markets to defined contribution pension plans.

How the world’s largest pension funds allocate their assets

North American pensions have the largest appetite for alternatives while their Asia-Pacific counterparts are the least enthusiastic, according to Willis Towers Watson.

Federated swoops in for £246m Hermes stake

The deal comes as Hermes continues to fundraise for £1bn for its second infrastructure vehicle.

Ghanaian pensions struggle to enter PE

Private equity is a relatively new concept for Ghana’s pension funds, having only been authorised by the country’s National Pension Regulatory Authority on 1 April.

Prudential on fees, credit lines and co-investment

The insurer's head of alternatives is a fan of private equity, but wants to put the capital to work on his own terms.

Hostplus backs Aus-China venture fund

The superannuation fund has made a $40m commitment to venture firm Artesian's China fund.

Pension savers missing out on PE boost – study

Pantheon, which conducted the study, is one of the private equity firms looking to tap the growing defined contribution pension market.

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