Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Apax sells part of GlobalLogic stake to CPPIB

European buyout house Apax Partners is offloading nearly 48 per cent of US tech company GlobalLogic to Canada's CPPIB for an undisclosed amount.

Should DC Plan Sponsors Add Private Equity To Target-Date Funds?

In this paper, we studied how the inclusion of Private Equity in custom Target-date Funds (TDFs) affects the return profile of TDFs – more specifically, our approach focused on including Private Equity in TDFs while keeping their risk profile unchanged.

Pantheon promotes CFO Robin Bailey to partner

Global fund investor Pantheon has kicked off the new year with a wave of new promotions, including Robin Bailey to partner.

Greenspring Associates hits $325m goal for opportunities Fund IV

US-based venture capital firm Greenspring Associates has hit the $325m goal for its fourth opportunities fund.

Adveq closes sixth European fund at €462m

European asset manager Adveq has closed its sixth-generation fund at €462m, smashing its initial target of €350m.

Separate Accounts in Private Equity: Custom Solutions, Targeted Investing

Today’s low interest-rate environment is prompting more investors to look outside the box for new alpha generators – and private equity, with its strong historical performance relative to public markets – is garnering increased attention.

CPPIB and GIC back MBK Partners’ new $4.1bn fund

North Asian private equity house MBK Partners has reportedly closed its latest fund at $4.1bn, with commitments coming from CPPIB and GIC.

Private Equity Portfolio Construction: A Four-Step Guide to Getting Started

The long-term outperformance of private equity relative to public markets is encouraging more new investors to enter the asset class, and prompting many institutional investors to increase their existing allocations.

How Do I Efficiently Transition From A Fund-of-Funds To A Separate Account?

In 2012, a $3 billion US private pension plan sought a custom solution to consolidate its large and overly diversified private equity portfolio into one that was more balanced.





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