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Oklahoma Police pension head fired after embezzlement accusations

The $2.5bn pension system’s executive director allegedly arranged ‘for impromptu meetings with investment firms to justify travel expenses.'

CPPIB’s Kim on private equity in Asia: ‘Finding the right partner is crucial’

The pension’s head of Asia-Pacific, Suyi Kim, has driven a decade of growth for the fund and she’s just getting started.

ATP posts 19% drop in PE returns

The decline can be attributed to a bumper year for ATP's private equity portfolio in 2016, a spokesman for the firm told PEI.

Privately Speaking: What Ilmarinen learned from the financial crisis

The Finnish pension's Katja Salovaara reflects on the last downturn and how firms should prepare for the next big shock.

Ilmarinen: The 10-year fund is here to stay

Katja Salovaara, a private equity limited partner at Finnish pension fund Ilmarinen, believes the traditional fund structure will prevail.

Perry Golkin is turning PE on its head

The KKR alum, who spent a quarter of a century at the firm, is breaking with the traditional private equity model with his latest fund, and aiming for better GP/LP alignment.

Looking forward: North America in 2018

As the economic cycle approaches its peak, it can be challenging to predict what will happen in 2018, but one thing is almost certain: more money will flow into private equity.

Trends of the Year: Credit line controversy

The use of subscription credit lines was a defining and divisive debate among LPs and GPs in 2017.

Five minutes with Upwelling Capital

Founder Joncarlo Mark, a former senior portfolio manager at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, answers our quick-fire LP quiz.

Trends of the Year: LPs going direct

From sovereign wealth funds to family offices, limited partners bulked up direct investment teams and made large purchases in 2017.

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