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Why timing matters in emerging markets

Vehicles reached peak TVPI in their eighth year after launch, compared with the 10th year for developed markets, according to a report from eFront.

LP appetite for EM hits four-year high

More than one in three of respondents plan to increase their allocation to emerging markets as a proportion of their total portfolio, up from 29 percent last year.

BVCA report highlights PE’s gender problem

The lobby group's first report on gender equality in private equity found just 6% of senior investment team roles are held by women.

Coller: LP appetite for GP stakes ‘disproportionately large’

Almost 40% of LPs have already invested or will consider investing in funds that take stakes in GPs, according to Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity Barometer.

MENA private equity in three charts

Capital raised in the region appears to be dropping amid a rise in private equity and VC deals.

LBO returns: How the markets compare

The UK and France delivered higher returns for the level of risk taken by investors, while the US underperformed, according to a report from eFront.

PE gives US pensions more bang for their buck

Private equity produced a 10.7% annualised return across 21 state pensions, outperforming public equities, according to research from advisor Cliffwater.

Soaring valuations hit rollover terms

Sellers have less negotiating power and reduced financial standing when it comes to reinvesting in their business, according to Goodwin’s 2018 Rollover Survey.

Which US pension funds have the best PE track record?

Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System’s buyout portfolio generated the best performance among US public pensions since vintage 2004, according to a study by HEC Paris.

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