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Larry Fink
BlackRock has put key person issues behind it and its plans for domination are back on track. Partners Group, meanwhile, has reached a private markets milestone and Lexington has become secondaries largest fundraiser... probably for a short while only. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Panelists at the HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum
Chinese GPs are getting pushed on terms; carry in HK is getting an overhaul; Blackstone has a new insurance boss; EQT has a target; ADIA is selling a giant PE portfolio; and more. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
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Investors continued to flock to PE in 2019, say our data. Also: a dismissal at Oaktree; news from the Asian conference circuit and listed strategies. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Ahmed Badreldin
Visit PEI later for a fundraising market update. Spoiler alert: it contains the phrase "post-crisis high"... again. In the meantime we catch up with a former Abraaj regional chief, reflect on the growing link between ESG and cost of capital and add some new funds to the private equity Hall of Fame. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Money in fist
GPs don't want to let go of good assets and are tweaking the model so they don't have to. Also: more PE context on the Australian fires; a new office for NewQuest; December's largest funds and more. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
A fire i Queensland
How will PE respond to the climate change? We are about to find out. Also: the SEC is probing ESG (as sister title Private Funds CFO said it might) and how do country funds measure up against their regional equivalents? Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Europe is braced for a bunch of mega closes, while Hollyport and VIG are celebrating their own fundraising achievements. Plus: predictions from Blackstone and Thoma Bravo's new offering. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Wishing all our subscribers a happy new year. Today's brief, for our valued subscribers only, lists the trends we see emerging in 2020, as well as some nuggets you may have missed over the seasonal break.
Wishing you a very Happy Holidays from the Side Letter crew! We'll return on 6 January for more industry insight and low-downs. In the meantime, here’s today's last brief of the year, as always, for our valued subscribers only.
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Where LPs stand on Senator Warren's PE proposals; dearth of UK exits drive European drop; EIF's busy 2019. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
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