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Confidence Trump will be a positive for PE dwindles

More than 50% of respondents to an Association of Corporate Growth survey think the new administration is a neutral or negative for the industry.

US tax reform prompts January scramble for PE firms

Short-term issues will take centre stage as managers wrestle with the newly introduced laws.

China insurance regulator gets tough on PE investments

Chinese insurers’ asset management arms are now prohibited from investing in domestic private equity funds that offer fixed returns.

TPG Partners fined over monitoring fees

The firm was also accused by the SEC of failing to implement an adequate compliance programme.

CalPERS goes for wide interpretation of fee disclosure law

Some aspects of AB2833, the California law requiring public investors to disclose fees and expenses, were vague, according to the pension plan.

Perspectives 2018: Paying the price

Fees and expenses remain a top concern for LPs for whom carry distribution is also a worry, writes David Turner.

Schwarzman: US tax reform ‘no love letter to PE’

Blackstone’s chief executive says the changes could be a game-changer for the Trump presidency and that some provisions will hurt his business.

Korean insurers face risk-based capital rules

Ability to comply with the new capital standards will shape Korean insurers’ preferences on alternative assets and deal structures.

Private equity and Chinese corporates – a more level playing field?

Recent regulatory developments in China have given private equity a leg up, according to Hogan Lovells' Steven Tran.

Emerging markets Asia: Private equity tackles India’s bad debt

Distressed asset players are flocking to the country, driven by regulatory changes.