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Australian pension readies £5.25bn UK, Europe investment across PE, infra, real estate

The A$150bn-managing Australian pension fund Aware Super has committed to invest more than £5bn in UK and European private equity, infra and real estate.

Pension funds are still punching below their weight in European VC

European pension funds are committing a "miniscule" amount of their vast capital to VC funds in the region, continuing their historical trend of punching below their weight, new research from Atomico shows.

Norway’s giant $1.5tn sovereign fund is finally ready to invest in private equity

Norway is reportedly looking to invest up to 5% of its $1.5tn sovereign wealth fund into private equity, a move that the country has firmly refused until now.

Decoding the SEC’s Private Fund Adviser Rules: A regulatory revolution

Many private equity firms reacted with alarm to the SEC's new rules for private fund advisers, introduced in August. Now the dust has settled, Prashant Gupta, associate director for private markets at Acuity Knowledge Partners, examines the impact of the new regulations, and how they could actually prove an opportunity for the PE industry.

Ex-Permira IR head moves to lead global fundraising at TSG

The former head of Permira’s North America investor relations team, Monica Chase, is joining TSG as a managing director in its New York office.

India’s True North makes private credit push with INR10bn fundraise

Indian private equity house True North has reportedly raised more than INR10bn ($120m) for its first push into private credit.

YFM lands £95.5m for its largest buyout fund yet

YFM Equity Partners has closed its Buyout Fund III at £95.5m, well over its target of £80m - a record fundraise for the UK firm.

New venture firm to serve Nordic-American startups with €50m fund

Failup Ventures, a Finland-based VC firm, has reached €30m of a €50m target for its debut fund to support early-stage Nordic and US startups.

Veteran RLH Equity Partners exec replaces co-founder as CEO

RLH Equity Partners, a private equity firm specialising in tech-infused professional services enterprises, has named veteran employee Rob Rodin as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Chris Lewis.

Nexxus Capital’s Iberia arm hits €230m at Fund II first close

The second flagship fund from Nexxus Capital's Iberia investment unit has reached €230m of commitments at first close.
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