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Inside the spin-out of Standard Chartered’s private equity unit

The spin-out of 55 people, 35 companies across three continents and the need to juggle the interests of several LPs that happen to be secondaries firms: the deal shows just how far things have come.

Rohatyn Group winds down Korea office

The firm’s Korea team led by former managing director Gordon Cho has left and set up Elevation Equity Partners.

AlpInvest and LGT back Dutch bank’s PE spin-out

The private equity unit of ABN AMRO, the Netherlands' third-largest bank, have spun out in a Lazard-advised deal.

Tikehau and DWS to collaborate on funds and investments

Investing in funds, co-investment and joint products are expected as a result of collaboration between the two firms.

China’s buyout upstarts

The new generation of mid-market buyout firm is causing a stir, but has much to prove.

Ex-Coller execs back Wafra directs spin-out

Granite Bridge Partners will invest across private equity, real estate, private debt and other alternative strategies.

MVision senior executives launch private credit firm

Meteor5 Capital, which counts Mounir Guen, Loren Boston and Spanish private equity veteran Javier Loizaga among its partners, is raising a fund to back emerging managers.

FSI targets December close on Italy’s largest debut fund

Growth equity firm FSI - which spun out from Italian sovereign wealth fund Fondo Strategico Italiano last year - has already raised €1.2bn following an interim close last month.

10 new firms making waves in 2017

From Sydney to Boston, a slew of firms emerged this year and raised capital from limited partners betting that getting in early can pay out big.

Standard Chartered PE renews spin-out plan

The London-based bank’s private equity arm plans to form an independent entity by 2018 and has appointed Credit Suisse as a financial advisor.

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