Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Abraaj Group’s fundraising paused as founder Naqvi steps aside

Abraaj Group has halted fundraising after founder Arif Naqvi announced he is to step aside and hand the reins to Omar Lodhi and Selcuk Yorgancioglu.

Features

Skandia PE investment head says returns from sector outweigh volatility, crowded...

High valuations and soaring competition might be hallmarks of the current private equity climate, but Skandia PE investment head Jonas Nyquist has no regrets about his company's hefty hike in exposure to the asset class over the past few years.

LP News

Alaska Permanent Fund, RPMI Railpen among LPs teaming up to create...

A trio of international LP investors have teamed with investment manager Wafra to launch a new entity called Constellation targeting private equity and alternative asset dealmaking.

Knowledge Bank

UK, European PE firms beginning to feel Brexit fundraising, dealmaking impact,...

More than half of private equity firms in the UK and European market have found fundraising or dealmaking trickier amid ongoing uncertainty over the Brexit negotiations, new research reveals.

Popular Articles

BNP Paribas launches fund to back insurance, financial services startups

BNP Paribas Capital Partners has launched a new investment fund to back financial services and insurance startups.

Abraaj Group’s fundraising paused as founder Naqvi steps aside

Abraaj Group has halted fundraising after founder Arif Naqvi announced he is to step aside and hand the reins to Omar Lodhi and Selcuk Yorgancioglu.

Alaska Permanent Fund, RPMI Railpen among LPs teaming up to create Constellation investment vehicle

A trio of international LP investors have teamed with investment manager Wafra to launch a new entity called Constellation targeting private equity and alternative asset dealmaking.

Amulet Capital backs clinical comms business Peloton Advantage

Healthcare-focused Amulet Capital has invested in clinical consulting business Peloton Advantage.

Capiton could launch sixth PE fundraise before end of year: sources

Berlin-based private equity firm Capiton could begin marketing its latest private equity fund as soon as this year, AltAssets has learned.

Kentucky Retirement Systems allocates $270m to three alternative asset managers

Kentucky Retirement Systems has reportedly allocated up to $270m to three alternative assets managers.

CVC buys up 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural for €3.82bn

Global buyout major CVC has reportedly bought up a 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural for €3.82bn.

Marlin Equity merges Propelics with 2014 investment Anexinet

Marlin Equity Partners has bought mobile strategy and app development business Propelics.

Newbury Partners praises secondaries niche, closes Fund IV on more than $1.4bn

Private equity secondaries specialist Newbury Partners has picked up more than $1.4bn for the final close of its fourth fund, beating its $1.25bn target.

OpenView Venture Partners names Elizabeth Cain as eighth partner, second woman on investment committee

US venture capital firm OpenView has named Elizabeth Cain as its eighth partner.