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BlackRock insurance report

BlackRock: Insurers most bullish on private equity and real assets

Almost two-fifths plan to raise their PE exposure over the next 12-24 months, a report from the asset management giant finds.

Benelux funds remain at the top of buyout game – report

Benelux, Nordic and UK funds were the highest performers in Europe as of end-2018, generating at least 16% IRR each.
Growth investing

Family offices eye more growth and VC – report

Asia-Pacific investors in particular are driving this trend, according to UBS and Campden Wealth's latest study.
Shenzhen, China

China slump drags down emerging markets fundraising

Trade disputes, bad debts in the financial system and a difficult exit environment for tech companies have affected investor appetite for China, according to EMPEA.
Korean private equity

Korean private equity: A beginner’s guide

With private equity spending on track to exceed 2015's peak this year, PEI outlines the country's key players, hottest segments and expected returns.
MJ Hudson's Private Equity Fund Terms Research 2019

GPs take charge on change of control provisions – report

GPs eyeing potential capital from the fund of firms market are building out legal requisites to ensure such transactions could happen without LP consent.
Willis Towers Watson’s Pensions & Investments World 300 for the year ended 2018

World’s largest pensions hold alts exposure steady – report

The world’s 20 largest sovereign and public pension funds allocated 22% of their assets to alternatives and cash last year, according to Willis Towers Watson.

SI 30: Who tops the tree?

Which firms raised the most capital over five years revealed, and what the changes mean for the secondaries market.
The city skyline of Sydney, Australia. Circular Quay and Opera House.

Private equity firms battle over fewer deals in Australia

Firms have completed just 20 private equity deals in the country this year, well below the 107 signed last year.
PE actual allocation

LP appetite for PE creates exposure shortfalls – report

Almost two-thirds of US public pension plans with private equity targets are under-allocated to the asset class, according to eVestment.
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