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15 April 2014

Renaissance commits $4m to Plymouth Venture Partners III

Michigan-based fund of funds Renaissance Venture Capital Fund has made a $4m commitment to local VC firm Plymouth Ventures' third fund.

7 April 2014

Liquidity comes at a higher price as LPs react to market constraintsp

T “Once we have picked a partner, as long as they do what they say they will do for us, then we are always there for them," says WSIB's Gary Bruebaker.

31 March 2014

Florida SBA hires ex-CalPERS investment officer Bradle

miami-florida_sq The Florida State Board of Administration has hired ex-CalPERS investment officer Wesley Bradle as a senior portfolio manager.

25 March 2014

LP Profile: Fiona Mackenzie, New Zealand Superannuation Fundp

Already invested with some of the world’s most prominent private equity firms, the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is now looking closer to home to develop the country’s own investment ecosystem.

24 March 2014

CPPIB agrees $1.8bn Wilton Re buyout from Stone Point, Kelso & Co, others

insurance contract form North American pension fund giant the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has agreed a $1.8bn purchase of life insurance business Wilton Re from investors including Stone Point Capital and Kelso & Company.

21 March 2014

LPs take a fresh look at private equity as dust clears from financial crisisp

Revisiting the asset class has been on the agenda for many investors following the financial crisis, as they seek to upgrade their strategy and avoid any future blow-ups.

18 March 2014

Texas Teachers’ PE head switches to $32.7bn Harvard endowment

kb_logo_harvard_lrg Harvard’s $32.7bn endowment has poached the head of private equity from Teacher Retirement System of Texas to oversee its own buyout investments decisions.

18 March 2014

CalPERS commits additional $200m to emerging manager fund of funds

US pension fund CalPERS is to allocate an additional $200m to its emerging manager private equity programme.

17 March 2014

Strong co-investment performance persuades LPs to up their exposurep

team2_170-copy More than half of current private equity investors plan to increase their co-investment activities this year after being drawn by the outperformance such vehicles can offer, new research suggests.

17 March 2014

Investors seek freedom to ‘think ahead of the LP crowd’p

Limited partners are increasingly becoming aware of the need to have confidence in their own investment staff - specifically the need to have the freedom and the ability to go deep into certain markets and to leverage their resources

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