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Shock news from California this morning: the world's eighth largest investor in private equity is once again without a CIO. Plus: a new player in the GP stakes market, Ares fundraising update and Carlyle's fund performance visualised. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
KKR has been a dominant force in Asian private equity for some time; the firm now recognises that the region could supplant North America as its largest market. Plus: fundraising news for Hamilton Lane, Rhône and Qualitas. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
A new listed private equity heavyweight is on its way: GCM Grosvenor has $20bn in PE AUM and will soon be listed on NASDAQ. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
Apollo casually added $100bn to its AUM in the last quarter. Plus the 12th largest private equity investor in the world is ramping up its direct investment capability. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
Ardian is rethinking impact, PE pros are backing the Dems and capital keeps getting raised. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
Earnings season rumbles on and the news is actually pretty sunny. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
The secondaries market slowed right down in H1, but that won't dissuade private equity's mega firms – TPG, for example – from trying to break into that market. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
CPPIB, the biggest private equity investor in the world according to our Global Investor 100, is going further on ESG. It won't be the only institution doing so, says a bfinance survey. Plus more on a topic as old as PE itself: problems with performance calculation.
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ILPA just inched the industry further along the road to transparency on Ts and Cs. Plus: How an investment bank hopes to deal with China's exit problem, and what the near term future looks like for firms who covet defined contribution capital. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
Looking at Apax's fund valuations, you'd think the covid-19 crisis is over. Here's today's brief, for our valued subscribers only. 
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