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LP capital hangs in commitment limbo

An increasing gap between capital calls and distributions could translate into longer investment periods or fund size reductions, according to a report from eFront.

KKR: ‘Invest behind the rise of Asian millennials’

People born between 1981 and 1996, particularly in China, will dominate the global labour force and consumer markets over the next two decades.

KKR deal highlights allure of Taiwanese PE

Energy policy developments and global firms returning to the Asian nation could be a boon for deal activity.

How Carlyle’s $18.5bn raise compares with its peers

Fund VII is 42% larger than Carlyle's previous flagship, a $13bn 2013-vintage.

Fundraising slowdown? Don’t believe it for a second

What fund close data tells us about the market – and what it leaves out.

Carry and hurdles in three charts

A growing number of GPs have moved past the 20% carry and 8% hurdle norms, according to a survey by MJ Hudson.

SWFs face PE deployment delays

Larger distributions from existing fund investments have increased delays, according to research from Invesco.

Why some PE firms have turned to public markets

EQT and Triton are among firms that have launched the strategies. What will it take for them to be successful?

Europe shines amid H1 fundraising drop

Total fundraising dropped to a three-year low of $162bn, down from a record $285bn for the same period last year, according to PEI data.

Europe’s exit market softened in H1 2018

Exit values fell to €39.9bn in H1 2018, down 30% from the second half of last year, according to research from CMBOR.

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